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.

November 14thNorthern Contraband kicks it up with Steve Blum-Anderson, Michael HObart, Greg Sherman, Mark Danielson, Eileen Sterns. Sonya Kaufman calling.

November 21st Special Dance at the newly renovated Norway Hall – Syncopaths with George Marshall calling

November 28th – OPEN BAND NIGHT – Come call some dances, play in the band and dance! This is your chance to try something new.

December 12th – music by Contra Sutra with Maureen Collier calling

December 31stNew Years Eve Gala Dance and Party! (8:00 pm to 1:00 am) Dancing, Alcohol free and FUN celebration at the Eagles Hall (1125 N Forest Street, Bellingham)  Party favors and beverage provided, bring pot luck finger food if you want. Midnight count down and other shenanigans! Gallimaufry will be ringing in a joyous new year! Marlin Prowell calling.

2016 Winter Dance Schedule:

January 9th - music by Red Crow with Howie Meltzer, Susan Burke, Chuck Pliske and Joe Michaels on fiddle, concertine, guitar and bass respectively. Caller TBA.

January 23rdBellingham Folk Festival Incognito features Brian Lindsay on fiddle, Michael Hobart on guitar, and Eileen Sterns playing everything else. Marlin Prowell calling. Dance held at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship at 1207 Ellsworth Street, Bellingham.

January 30thBeauty and the Beats with Steve Blum-Anderson, Mark Danielson, Brigget Le Claire, Clyde Curely on fiddle, concertina, guitar, mandolin and piano. Caller TBA

February 13thThe Alpha Beats with Clyde Curley, Mike Haberman, Susan Curley, Kris Parker on fiddle, mandolin, banjo, piano and bass. Caller TBA.

February 20thBuddy System Techno Contra featuring Julie Vailmont and Noah VanNorstrand