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.

2016 Summer Dance Schedule:

June 11thSpecial Glen Echo Community Club Potluck & Dance (workshop 7:00; Dance 7:30-10:30 pm)                                                               Address: 7694 Goodwin Rd. Everson, WA (Corner of Goodwin Rd. and South Pass Rd.) Bring Finger Food to Share!                                   Northern Contraband from Bellingham – Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael Hobard, Greg Sherman, Mark                                                          Danielson, Eileen Sterns

July 23rd – FERRY BOAT DANCE!!! - with Countercurrent (Brian Lindsay & Alex Sturbaum)  and Sonya Kaufman calling. Cost is $15 (includes ferry fare and dance!)  We will take the 4:45 afternoon Anacortes Ferry going to Friday Harbor and returning to Anacortes. Please arrive by 3:00 pm to allow for parking, walking to terminal and purchasing your tickets! Arrange to carpool via Facebook Bellingham CONTRA Dance or your city’s local dance community social networking. Bring finger food to share. Please refrain from wearing fragrances and remember your reusable water bottle for hydration. CHECK THIS WEBSITE AND/OR FACEBOOK Friday the 22nd to verify the sailing time/dance!

August 5th – consider going to Orcas Summer Camp – a super fun event!


2016 Fall Dance Schedule:

September 10th – It’s great to get back to dancing! Stay tuned for details.

September 24thWild Hair from Portland includes Betsy Branch, Mark Douglass, Todd Silverstein and Jeff Kerrsen-Griep

October 8thCharles Street Messengers from Seattle!

October 22nd -

October 29th - 

November 5thContra Sutra with Dave Bartley on guitar, Zoom, Cajon, Mandolin & Cittern; Ryan McKasson on fiddle & Viola; Marni Rachmiel on flute, sax and vocals; with drummer Ness Smith-Savedoff of Gallimaufry!

November 12th -

November 19th – Great Bear Trio with George Marshall calling!!!

November 26th – Open Band & Caller Dance!

December 10th – Northern Contraband

December 31st New Years Eve Party featuring Rodney Miller Band!