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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 5-6-2019 -- Latest additions in Red.


May 8 - Brimley - 1:00-5:00 pm: Bay Mills Polkafest Wednesdays with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. No charge. Bay Mills Casino, 11386 W Lakeshore Dr. 888-422-9645.

May 11 - Marquette - 7:00-10:00 pm: DanceZone Club Social Dance, with music by **. Cost $10.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

May 12 – Marquette - 2:00-4:00 pm - Westerly Winds brings their big band and dance sound to the Ore Dock Brewing Company, 114 Spring Street in Marquette. Admission is $10. Call 906-228-8888 for more information. www.oredock.com www.facebook.com/Westerly-Winds-Big-Band-1231583990204842/

May 12 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Bill Kautto Band. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

May 18 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:00 pm - Polka/Waltz/Variety Dance at American Legion Hall with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich.  Luncheon available from 2:00-3:30; drinks available at the bar. American Legion Hall, 3050 Cty Rd 496, Ishpeming, 906-486-4074. $8.

May 19 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance Senior Ball with Scott Koehn. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

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

June 2 - 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.

June 2 - 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.

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.

June 9 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Panhandlers. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

June 14 - Marquette - 9:00-pm - Ore Dock BrewingThe Radio Wranglers, Milwaukee’s vintage country and Midwestern swing band will be playing at the Ore Dock Brewing Company, 114 Spring Street. Call 906-228-8888 for more information. www.oredock.com www.radiowranglers.net www.facebook.com/theradiowranglers

June 16 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 pm: Eagles Polka Dance with Bill Kautto Band. South Range Eagles, M-26 at 1st St, across from the Post Office. Snacks and finger-food available. $7.

June 23 - South Range - 5:00-8:00 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.

June 29 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:00 pm - Polka/Waltz/Variety Dance at American Legion Hall with Jim & Teri Enrietti and George. Luncheon available from 2:00-3:30; drinks available at the bar. American Legion Hall, 3050 Cty Rd 496, Ishpeming, 906-486-4074. $8.

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

July 2 - Traunik - 7:00-11:00 pm: Slovenian Club Polka Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. Traunik Hall. Sponsored by the Traunik Slovenian Club.

July 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.

July 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.

July 13 - Iron River - 6:00-9:00 pm CENTRAL TIME: Senior Dance with Scott & Pam Koehn. Polka/Variety. Iron River Senior Center, 814 - 4th Ave. Cost $6.00 includes luncheon. Sponsored by the Iron River Senior Center Site Council.

July 14 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Ron J and 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.

July 14 - 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.

July 18 - Ironwood - 4:00-8:00 pm: Festival Ironwood with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other.

July 21 - 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.

July 28 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Blue Champagne?. Cost $8.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

July 28 - 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.

August 4 - 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.

August 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.

August 11 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Wil Kilpela & Ken Holster.  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.

August 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.

August 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.

August 25 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Angels & Outlaws. Cost $8.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

August 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.

Sept. 1 - 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.

Sept. 8 - 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.

Sept. 14 - Wakefield - 4:00-8:00 pm CENTRAL TIME: VFW Octoberfest with Scott & Pam Koehn. Polka/Variety.

Sept. 28 - Iron Mountain - 3:30 - 6:30 CT- Octoberfest, with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other.

Sept. 29 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Black Pearl. Cost $8.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Oct. 6 - 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.

Oct. 9 - 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 - 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.

Oct. 31 - Marquette - 7:00-10:00 pm: DanceZone Halloween 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. 9 - Iron River - 6:00-9:00 pm CENTRAL TIME: Senior Dance with Scott & Pam Koehn. Polka/Variety. Iron River Senior Center, 814 - 4th Ave. Cost $6.00 includes luncheon. Sponsored by the Iron River Senior Center Site Council.

Nov. 10 - 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.

Dec. 15 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Angels & Outlaws. Cost $8.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.



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

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