Dances are usually the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays of the month, September through May or June.

The schedule is on our home page for easy access.


7:00pm to 10:30pm
(workshop 7:00, dance 7:30)

New Year’s Eve


$8-$10 is the suggested donation to pay for the hall and performers (the band, caller, and sound).
Special dances
$15 Adults
$10 Student
New Year’s Eve
$15 Adults
$10 Student
12 and under Free

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Unless otherwise noted, dances are held upstairs in the Fairhaven Library at 1117 12th Street, Bellingham, Washington.


Sept 9  Northern Contraband Dance & Potluck!

Steve Blum-Anderson · Michael Hobart · Mark Danielson ·
Greg Sherman · Eileen Sterns: fiddle, concertina, bass, guitar, banjo
Abigail Hobart calling.
You – Good Food and Bringing Joy to the Dance!

Potluck Social before the dance at 6:00pm!
Bring an already prepared/cooked dish to share, bring a plate, glass, and utensils for your meal!

Sept 23  Brad & Steve Fortified

Steve Blum-Anderson · Brad Reynolds · Jay Finkelstein: fiddle, accordion, guitar, piano
Valerie Cohen calling.

Sept 30  Heliotrope

Robin Brown · Michael Hobart · Paul Englesberg
Judy Zeidel calling

Oct 14  TimeZones

Sue Songer · Rex Blazer · Todd Silverstein
fiddle · keyboard · bouzouki · saxophone · whistle
Woody Lane calling

Oct 28  Group du Jour

David Cahn · Bill Meyer · Jerry Gallaher · Clyde Curley: fiddle, accordion, piano, banjo
Caller TBA

Nov 11  Potent Brew

Ben Schreiber · George Paul · Dave Bartley: fiddle, piano, guitar, mandolin, cajon
Caller TBA

Nov 18  Pete’s Posse from Vermont

Pete Sutherland · Oliver Scanlon · Tristan Henderson
fiddle · piano · banjo · mandolin · jaw harp · foot percussion · vocals
George Marshall from Massachusetts calling

Location TBA – Check Website for Location Update

Nov 25  Open Band and caller 

Come call some dances, play in the band, and, DANCE!

Dec 9  Continental Drift

Eileen Nicholson · Eric Anderson
Cape Breton style East Coast & Seattle style PNW!
fiddle · piano · one of those duos who will rock your soles!
Caller TBA


Ryan McKasson · Ashley Broder · Jeff Spero · Christa Burch
fiddle · mandolin · piano · bodhran · vocals

COST: $15 Adults, $10 Students
TIME: 8:00pm – 1:00am
Bring Finger Food to Share · Festive Attire Encouraged
Sparkling Cider, Punch and Noismakers Provided
Midnight Hour Countdown · A No Alcohol Event

Location TBA – Check Website for Location Update