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

$10-$12 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.

2019-2020 DANCE CALENDAR

Saturday November 9  THE ALPHABEATS

Mike Haberman, Dave Nerad, Susan Curley, Kris Parker, Clyde Curley: fiddle, mandolin, banjo, piano, bass
Judy Zeidel calling

Saturday November 23  FAUX PAWS

Noah VanNorstrand – fiddle ● Owen Morrison – guitar ● Chris Miller – winds
George Marshall calling
LOCATION: Sacred Heart Social Hall, 1110 14th St. in Fairhaven, Bellingham
COST: $15 Adults, $10 Students

Saturday November 30  OPEN BAND

Musician Leads: Dave Andrews & Sherrie Montgomery
Lead caller: Bailey Starkey

Saturday December 14  The Brad n’ Steve Band

Steve Blum-Anderson – fiddle ● Brad Reynolds – accordion and piano
Valerie Cohen calling

Tuesday December 31 New Years Eve Dance

Band: 2020 VISIONARIES
Kate Powers – fiddle ● Alex Sturbaum – guitar ● Anita Anderson – piano
Marlin Prowell calling
LOCATION: Sacred Heart Social Hall, 1110 14th St. in Fairhaven, Bellingham
COST: $15 Adults, $10 Students
8 PM to 1 AM
Festive Attire Enouraged – Bring Finger Foods to Share – Midnight Hour Countdown – Sparkling Cider and Noisemakers Provided

Saturday January 11 

Another Fine Night of Music & Dance!

Saturday January 25  Bellingham Folk Festival Contra Dance

Band: Golden Gems
Channing Showalter, Annie Schermer, Casey Connor, Clea Johnson
Marlin Prowell calling
LOCATION: Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship – 1207 Ellsworth St.

Saturday February 8 

More Music & Dance to Come!

Saturday February 22 

More Music & Dance to Come!

Saturday February 29  NORTHERN CONTRABAND

Steve Blum-Anderson – fiddle ● Mark Danielson ● Michael Hobart – guitar ● Greg Sherman – bass ● Eileen Sterns – banjo, mandolin

Saturday March 14 

More Music & Dance to Come!

Saturday March 28  SINGULARITY

Howie Meltzer – fiddle ● Terry Wergeland – accordion
Joe Micheals calling

Saturday April 11  EILEEN KALFASS QUARTET

Eileen Kalfass – fiddle ● Dave Bartley – strings ● Anita Anderson – piano ● Marni Rachmiel – winds

Saturday April 25  HELIOTROPE

Robin Brown – fiddle ● Michael Hobart – guitar ● Paul Englesberg – winds

Email dance@januscom.com to get announcements about the dances.