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Contra Dancing in Anchorage, Alaska
Dancing Bears Events Calendar

2017 - 2018 Dance Schedule -- Anchorage
Dances begin at 7:30 Friday unless other wise noted.
Most dances are at Wendler Middle School, 2905 Lake Otis Parkway
The Location link takes you to Google maps to our venue locations.

DATE         LOCATION              CALLER​                         BAND                 

Sept 8        Wendler         Jim Haack & Bob Hume           Ten Dollar Bet
                   Newcomers Dance!

Sept 22      Wendler          Bob Hume                              Jakelegs

Oct 6          Wendler          Brian Demarcus                     Fat Weasel

Oct 20        Wendler          David Maxwell                       ABCD

Oct 27        Wendler          Jim Haack                              Fat Weasel

Nov 10       Wendler          Bob Hume                              Jubilee

Nov 24      Carpenters Hall     Brian DeMarcus               Jakelegs
                 407 Denali St

Dec 1        Wendler            Jim Haack                             Ten Dollar Bet

Dec 15      Wendler            Jim Haack                             Jubilee

Dec 28     Carpenters Hall       David Stutzer                   ABCD

Dec 30     49th State Brewing Theater, 717 W 3rd Ave  ---- Winter Wonderland Ball with Silver Train. 
8:00 - 11:30     More details to come!!

More fun to come in 2018!  Save these dates:  Jan 12, Feb 9, Feb 23, Mar 9, Mar 23, Apr 6, Apr 20, 
May 4, May 18, plus Dance Camp Memorial Day weekend!


Nov 10 at Wendler. Bob Hume and Jubilee!

Nov 24 at Carpenters Hall, 407 Denali St. Brian DeMarcus with Jakelegs!

Please Bring clean dry shoes to dance in. Help us keep our dance floors free of wet dirt and slush. Thanks!

​New Valley dance floor! New Valley schedule!

12271 E Palmer-Wasilla Hwy, Palmer, AK 99645 (New Salvation Army digs!)

See Palmer Dance Schedule in box below.

New Valley dance floor! New Valley schedule!

Greetings old friends and new! Old players and new! Old callers and new!
COME! TELL your friends, BRING your friends! All levels welcome!
Now we just need you...
See you on the dance floor,
Gene and Maria

Thursdays, 7 - 9 or 9:30pm
Address is 12271 E Palmer-Wasilla Hwy, Palmer, AK 99645 (New Salvation Army digs!)
$9 for adults, $5 for students, little ones dance for free

Maria D'Agostina -- Caller​

Sept 14   Ten Dollar Bet
Oct 12     Ten Dollar Bet
Oct 26     Shonti and Friends
Nov 2      Shonti and Friends
Nov 16    Ten Dollar Bet
Dec 7      Ten Dollar Bet
Dec 21     TBA
Dec 30, Sat, 8:00 - 11:30, just before NYE!!!
49th State Brewing Co. Theater. 717 3rd Ave

Live Music by Silver Train--
playing a variety of dance tempos.
Semi-formal, singles welcome.
Appetizers, desserts, beer, wine,
and non-alcoholic drinks for sale.

Tickets at door:
$20 per adult (>21)
$15 for students (<25) with ID
Open to all dancers