Next Dance: Saturday Oct 25th 2014

Anna Rain calling to Party of 3

Welcome to Valley Contra Dance!


  • Save the dates:
  • Valley Copia Friday Nov 28th
    Hospitality available - send us an email
    Bruce and George with Sue Rosen calling challenging contras starting at 3:00pm
    Contrarians with Cis Hinkle starting at 7:30.
    Prices: $11 each dance($20 both), members $10 each dance ($18 both), students $5 each dance ($10 both).
    Special combo price for Friday both dances and Saturday in Philadelphia (see below) $42, VCDS members $40, students $25.
    This project is 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.
    ContraCopia Dance O`Plenty Nov 30th in Philadelphia
  • All of 2015 - the CDSS Centennial Tour
    Countdown to the Centennial Story Time
  • 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, just $10. Send an email if you want one.
  • VCDS Wins an Award
    In 2009, the Bethlehem Fine Arts Commission honored VCDS with its Tribute to the Arts Award. This award is given to an independent non-profit organization that offers an especially effective venue and "grass-roots" support for the arts in Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley.

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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

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.

New prices, Cost for regular dance: $10.00

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).

What to Expect

Pictures of our dance from special events

Volunteer Information
Fall Winter 14 Flyer