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Dancing in the Upper Peninsula
(of Michigan)
The U.P. Dance Calendar


Do something good for yourself -- Dance to live music!

     Do you know of a dance that isn't on the U.P. Dance Calendar? Are you organizing a dance? Are you a musician/band playing for a dance? Email the details to me, sue@manytracks.com , and I'll post it below.  No dances in your area? Make one happen! Help keep the dancers and dance musicians active and happy!

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     Please Note: It's a good idea to call ahead when attending a dance to make sure the information listed below is correct. All times listed are Eastern Std unless noted otherwise (some dances are in the western U.P. which is on Central Time). List updated 9-23-2018 -- Latest additions in Red.


Sept. 23 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Blue Champagne. Cost $10.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Sept. 23 - South Range - 5:00-9:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Scott Koehn. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Sept. 27 - Hancock - 6:00-10:00 pm: Copper Country Contra Dance with music by  Finlandia Busking Society & guests, and caller Ginger Alberti & guests. Hall opens at 6:00 with potluck snacks, 6:30 - extra teaching, dance begins - 7:00. Dances are the last Thursday of the month. For more information call (818) 606-0065, email SewCrankyBeHappy@aol.com.

Sept. 29 - Marquette - 7:00-10:00 pm: DanceZone Club Social Dance, with music by Black Pearl. Cost $10.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Sept. 30 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Sound Waves. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Oct. 7 - Gwinn - 1:00-4:00 pm: Silver Wings Community Ctr Senior/Adult Dance at the Sawyer Heritage Air Museum, 403 Third St. Music by HartBeats. $7. The Air Museum will be open during the dance. Snacks available. You are welcome to bring your own snacks as well. 906-362-3531. This will be the last dance at Gwinn until Spring.

Oct. 7 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Oct. 10 - Brimley - 1:00-6:00 pm: Bay Mills Casino Octoberfest Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich, and Norm Siess Variety Band. No charge. Bay Mills Casino, 11386 W Lakeshore Dr. 888-422-9645.

Oct. 13 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:00 pm - Polka/Variety Dance at American Legion Hall with Wil Kilpela and Ken Holster. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. Luncheon available. American Legion Hall, 3050 Cty Rd 496, Ishpeming, 906-486-4074. $8.

Oct. 14 - Rock- No Dance this Month at Rock

Oct. 14 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Sound Waves. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Oct. 21 - South Range - 5:00-9:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Scott Koehn. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Oct. 21 - Trenary - 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior Citizens 3rd Sunday Dance, Mathias Twp Hall, Trenary. Music by Cedar Creek. $7.00. Luncheon available at 4:00 for $3.00. Last dance until April.

Oct. 25 - Hancock - 6:00-10:00 pm: Copper Country Contra Dance with music by  Finlandia Busking Society & guests, and caller Ginger Alberti & guests. Hall opens at 6:00 with potluck snacks, 6:30 - extra teaching, dance begins - 7:00. Dances are the last Thursday of the month. For more information call (818) 606-0065, email SewCrankyBeHappy@aol.com.

??Oct. 28 - Marquette - 7:00-10:00 pm: DanceZone Club Social Dance, with music by Black Pearl. Cost $10.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Oct. 28 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Bluffs Band. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Nov. 3 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:00 pm - Polka/Variety Dance at American Legion Hall with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. Luncheon available. American Legion Hall, 3050 Cty Rd 496, Ishpeming, 906-486-4074. $8.

Nov. 4 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Nov. 11 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by RonJay & Country Strangers.  Cost $5.00 with luncheon available for an additional donation. Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd. More info: 356-6420. Sponsored by the Rock Area Senior Citizens Corporation.

Nov. 11 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Nov. 18 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Nov. 25 - Marquette - 7:00-10:00 pm: DanceZone Club Social Dance, with music by Blue Champagne. Cost $10.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Nov. 25 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Nov. 29 - Hancock - 6:00-10:00 pm: Copper Country Contra Dance with music by  Finlandia Busking Society & guests, and caller Ginger Alberti & guests. Hall opens at 6:00 with potluck snacks, 6:30 - extra teaching, dance begins - 7:00. Dances are the last Thursday of the month. For more information call (818) 606-0065, email SewCrankyBeHappy@aol.com.

Dec. 2 - South Range - 2:00-5:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Dec. 8 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:00 pm: Please NOTE location - Polka/Variety Dance at American Legion Hall with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. Luncheon available. American Legion Hall, 3050 Cty Rd 496, Ishpeming, 906-486-4074. $8.

Dec. 9 - Rock - no Senior dance in December

Dec. 9 - South Range - 2:00-5:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Dec. 16 - South Range - 2:00-5:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

Dec. ? - Marquette - 7:00-10:00 pm: DanceZone Club Social Dance, with music by Angels & Outlaws. Cost $10.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Dec. 30 - South Range - 2:00-5:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with ***. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

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Jan. 13 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Wil Kilpela and Ken.  Cost $5.00 with luncheon available for an additional donation. Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd. More info: 356-6420. Sponsored by the Rock Area Senior Citizens Corporation.

Feb. - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by ***.  Cost $5.00 with luncheon available for an additional donation. Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd. More info: 356-6420. Sponsored by the Rock Area Senior Citizens Corporation.

March 10 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Angels & Outlaws.  Cost $5.00 with luncheon available for an additional donation. Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd. More info: 356-6420. Sponsored by the Rock Area Senior Citizens Corporation.

April 10 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Just the Two of Us.  Cost $5.00 with luncheon available for an additional donation. Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd. More info: 356-6420. Sponsored by the Rock Area Senior Citizens Corporation.

June 9 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Country Hashbrowns.  Cost $5.00 with luncheon available for an additional donation. Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd. More info: 356-6420. Sponsored by the Rock Area Senior Citizens Corporation.

 



2017 by Sue Robishaw  ~  ~  "Dance, Dance, wherever you may be."
 

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