Next Dance: Saturday Mar 24th 2018

Anne Lutun, Steve White, Fern Bradley and Diane Hartzell calling to Soup for the Soles

Welcome to Valley Contra Dance!

VCD NEW Logo items
Lots of Shirts(all sizes), Hats, Shoe Bags, Bandanas and Badges.

Check them out at the reception table.


  • Save the dates:
    Saturday January 27th VCDS 22nd Anniverary Dance Mark Hillegonds calling to the Organic Family Band

    Saturday March 31th 5th Saturday Double Dance with Contrapositive and Alexandra Deis-Lauby calling 4PM, Potluck Dinner at 6pm, Regular Dance at 7:30

    Saturday April 14th Donna Hunt calling to Coracree - Special Gender-Neutral Workshop starting at 4PM, Potluck Dinner at 6PM, Dance at 7:30PM Flyer with more info
    This workshop and dance are supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

    Saturday May 12th Janine Smith calling to Brooklyn Swing Ensemble -Gemini Celebration Double Dance starting at 4PM with Afternoon Fun Gemini Dances, Potluck Dinner at 6PM, Evening Dance at 7:30PM. Sponsored dance admission by donation. Donations to be shared by Valley Contra Dance and our host venue the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley (UUCLV)
  • Sponsor a Valley Contra Dance
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  • VCDS's Potluck Cookbook
    A best seller - A great gift, reduced to $5. Send an email if you want one.

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Dance Dates:

Second, fourth, and some fifth Saturdays of the month unless otherwise noted.


7:30 - 10:30 PM
Dance instruction at 7:00 PM


Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley (UUCLV)
424 Center Street, Bethlehem, PA
Corner of Wall Street in historic Bethlehem - Use Wall Street door

Prices, Cost for regular dance: $12.00

Age 7-15, students with ID: $5.00
Member discount $2

No partner or experience needed!
The moves in the dances are called by a caller, and the music is always live. Bring a snack to share at the break.

Please carry in clean soft-soled shoes for dancing, to protect the floor (and our reputation).

PARKING ALERT: We try to avoid crowding the residents of the neighborhood around the church. Please consider using one of 2 nearby parking lots on Center Street belonging to: United Labor Unions, 1 block south of the church or Herron Funeral Home, 1 block north (For evening dances only after 7PM).

What to Expect

Pictures of our dance

Facebook Video of our dance

YouTube Video of our Anniversary dance

My Sweet Valley Contra Home Our Song by Diane Hartzell with permission from Bill Staines

Volunteer Information
Spring 2018 Flyer
2018 Gender Neutral Flyer
Schedule w/GN save the date Flyer