Next Dance: Saturday Nov 23rd 2019

Sue Gola calling to Raise the Roof

Welcome to Valley Contra Dance!

VCD NEW Logo items
Shirts, Hats, Shoe Bags, Bandanas and Badges and Gently used CDs.

Check them out at the reception table.


  • Save the dates:
    Friday Nov 29th ValleyCopia
    Hospitality available - send us an email.
    2 great bands, 2 great callers.
    *3-5:45pm Larry Unger and friends Larry Unger (Guitar, Banjo), Alexander Mitchell (Fiddle), Henry Koretzky (Mandolin), Ralph Gordon (bass) with Michael Karcher calling challenging contras
    *5:45pm Fabulous VCD Potluck Dinner
    *7:30-10:30pm Buddy System with Terry Doyle
    * Prices: $16 each dance $28 both,
    members $14 each dance $25 both, students $8 each dance $15 both.
    *Special combo price for Friday both dances and Saturday Contracopia in Philadelphia (see below) $55, students $33.
    *Flyer with more info
    Saturday Nov 30 ContraCopia Check it out<

    Saturday Dec 28th Techno Contras
    DJ Flourish with Diane Hartzell calling- Get your groove on at 7:30.
  • Sponsor a Valley Contra Dance
    Celebrate a special occasion with your dance friends Click here for information
  • VCDS's Potluck Cookbook
    A best seller - A great gift, Free with membership. Ask at the desk when you join or renew.

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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 18018
Corner of Wall Street in historic Bethlehem - Use Wall Street door

Prices, Cost for regular dance: $12.00

Age 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: 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 (Use Heron for evening dances only, park there 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
2019-20 Season Flyer
Fall 2019 Flyer
Valley Copia 2019 Flyer
ValleyCopia/ContraCopia 2019 Flyer