Dances

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.

Time

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

New Year’s Eve
8:00pm-1:00am

Cost

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

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Schedule

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

WINTER DANCE CALENDAR

November 19thGreat Bear Trio with George Marshall calling!!! This special dance is at the EAGLES HALL 1125 N. Forest St. This dance is $15 adults, $10 students

November 26th – Open Band & Caller Dance! A big thank you to lead musicians, Dave Andrews and Sherrie Montgomery and lead caller, Marlin Prowell!

December 10thNorthern Contraband featuring Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Mark Danielson, Greg Sherman and Eileen Sterns. Calling by Maureen Collier. This dance is part of the Bellingham Folk Festival and will be held at the Unitarian Fellowship at 1207 Ellsworth St.. ONLY $5!

December 31st - New Years Eve Party featuring Rodney Miller Band!
We’re celebrating with music by Rodney Miller, Dave Bartley and Anita Anderson with calling by Marlin Prowell. This special dance is at the EAGLES HALL at 1125 N Forest St. Dance starts at 8:00 pm and goes until 1:00 am. Bring finger food to share. Festive attire encouraged, sparkling cider, punch and noisemakers provided. Midnight hour count down – an alcohol free event. Cost is $15 adults; $10 Students

January 14, 2017Ms. Behavin’ is our own Eileen Sterns, Judy Laub and Pam Borso playing fiddle, mandolin, octave mandolin, banjo, hammered dulcimer and harp! Calling by Seattle’s own Emma Anderson.

January 28, 2017The Alphabeats featuring Clyde Curley, Mike Haberman, Dave Nerad, Susan Curley, and Kris Parker. Judy Zeidel from Bellingham calling!

February 11th – Music by Ben Schreiber & Scotty Leach! Yowza! Jacqui Ann Grennan from LA calling!

February 25th - Music by Brad & Steve Fortified which includes Jay Finkelstein with Steve Blum Anderson and Brad Reynolds. Calling will be Valerie Cohen from Seattle.

March 4th - Uncle Farmer is Ben Schreiber on fiddle and Michael Sokolovsky on guitar with California’s Susan Petrick calling. Don’t miss this one!

March 11th - Open Band & Caller! Come call some dances, play in the band and DANCE! Dave Andrews and Sherrie Montgomery are coordinating the band and Marlin Prowell will organize the calling.

March 25th - Music by Plum Foolery features the fiddling of Abigail Hobart, Sam Vogt on mandolin, with guitar rhythms by Michael Hobart.

April 8thNorthern Contraband featuring Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobart, Mark Danielson, Greg Sherman and Eileen Sterns.

April 22nd Dave Bartley & Gotham Carnival Duo is Dave Bartley, Julia Hartman and Jean Monroe!

April 29th – Music by Heliotrope includes Robin Brown on fiddle, Michael Hobart of guitar, and Paul Englesberg on concertina and whistles.

May 13th – Music by Purple Heys is Sean Bolton, Melissa Coffey and Doug Plummer. Karen Marshall from Anacortes calling!

June 10th – Time for the annual Glen Echo Dance and Potluck at the Glen Echo Grange in Everson. Music by Northern Contraband.