Next Dance: Saturday Sep 28th 2019

Dan Black calling to Rhythmic Heart

Welcome to Valley Contra Dance!

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  • Save the dates:
    Saturday October 12th Double Dance with Matthew Christian and Max Carmichael and Donna Hunt calling
    *Challenging Contras 4PM
    Potluck Dinner at 6pm
    Regular Dance at 7:30
    *Special pricing
    Afternoon $10/evening $15/both $23,
    Members $9/evening $14/both$21
    Students 1/2 price

    Friday Nov 29th ValleyCopia
    Hospitality available - send us an email.
    2 great bands, 2 great callers.
    *3-5:45pm Larry Unger and friends 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) $TBD, students $TBD.
    Saturday Nov 30 ContraCopia Check it out<
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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 7-21, students: $5.00, children 12 and under 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
Fall 2019 Flyer