Next Dance: Saturday Feb 12, 2022
Michael Karcher Sleigh for Four
Steve Epstein - clarinet and sax, Thane Glenn - mandolin, Laura Alexander - cello, Adlai Waksman - Keyboard.
Due to an abundance of caution we have canceled the next dance
We will evaluate in a few weeks to see if the situation has improved
Be sure to check back in January for the status of the January 22 dance
Note that we have a NEW LOCATION at
West Side Moravian Church - 402 3rd Ave
still in downtown Bethlehem and lots of parking!
Please carry in clean soft-soled shoes for dancing, to protect the floor.
You must show proof of being fully vaccinated.
***Boosters are encouraged and will be required in January 2022.***
You can email an image of proof to us before the dance at
We will be wearing masks
We will sign Non-Liability Waivers.
Here is our
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VCDS COVID Waiver
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Soup for the Soles 20th Anniversary Concert on YouTube. See it here
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Dance Dates for when we resume dancing:
Second, fourth, and some fifth Saturdays of the month unless otherwise noted.
7:30 - 10:30 PM
Dance instruction at 7:00 PM
West Side Moravian Church
402 Third Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Corner of Prospect Street in downtown Bethlehem - Use Prospect Street door
Prices, Cost for regular dance: $12.00Age 13-21, students: $5.00, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult FREE
Cost for Blue Moon double dances: Afternoon $10.00, Evening $15, Both $23 (members$21)
Age 13-21, students: $8.00 each dance
Member discount $2 on regular dances
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: Parking is available right next to the church or on the street. Please enter on Prospect St.
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