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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 1-19-2018 -- Latest additions in Red.


Jan. 20 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:30 pm: VFW Polka/Variety Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. VFW Hall, 310 Bank St. $10, food available. Sponsored by the VFW.

Jan. 28 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Hartbeats. Cost $7.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Feb. 11 - 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.

Feb. 14 - Brimley - 12:00n-4:00 pm: Bay Mills Casino Sweetheart Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. Bay Mills Casino, 11386 W Lakeshore Dr. 888-422-9645.

Feb. 17 - Marquette - ...: DanceZone Valentines Dance, with music by Blue Champagne. Cost $7.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

Feb. 24 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:30 pm: VFW Polka/Variety Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. VFW Hall, 310 Bank St. $10, food available. Sponsored by the VFW.

Feb. 25 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Black Pearl. Cost $7.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

March 11 - Rock- 1:00-5:00 pm: Senior 2nd Sunday Dance with music by Wil Kilpela and Ken Holster.  Finish and other dance tunes. 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 17 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:30 pm: VFW Polka/Variety Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. VFW Hall, 310 Bank St. $10, food available. Sponsored by the VFW.

March 25 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Blue Champagne. Cost $7.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

April 8 - 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.

April 14 - Ishpeming - Cancelled: VFW Polka/Variety Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. VFW Hall, 310 Bank St. $10, food available. Sponsored by the VFW.

April 29 - Marquette - 2:00-5:00 pm: DanceZone Senior Dance, with music by Just the Two of Us. Cost $7.00 (snack luncheon included). DanceZone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. More information: www.dancezonemqt.org, 906-236-1457.

May 12 - Ishpeming - Cancelled: : VFW Polka/Variety Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. VFW Hall, 310 Bank St. $10, food available. Sponsored by the VFW.

May 13 - Rock - no Senior dance in May

July 3 - 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 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.

July 14 - Ishpeming - 2:00-5:30 pm: VFW Polka/Variety Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other. VFW Hall, 310 Bank St. $10, food available. Sponsored by the VFW.

July 19 - Ironwood - 4:00-8:00 pm: Festival Ironwood with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. Polka, waltz, two-step, other.

August 12 - 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. 9 - 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. 15 - L'Anse - 6:00-10:00 pm: Della's Dance with Polkarioty - Richie & Gabe Yurkovich. at the Whirl-a-Gig Ballroom/Bowling Alley/Bar. Polka/waltz/variety. Finger foods, cash bar, prizes. Cost: Donation. Places to stay: L'Anse Motel (906-524-7820), Baraga Lakeside Inn (906-353-7123), Carlas Lakeshore Motel (906-353-6256), Hilltop Motel (906-524-6321), Ojibwa Casino Resort (906-353-7611), Julie's Motor Inn (906-482-5351). Campgrounds: L'Anse Township Park (906-524-6985), Ojibwa Campground (906-353-6955), Baraga State Park (906-353-6558).

Oct. 14 - 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.

Nov. 11 - 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. 9 - Rock - no Senior dance in December



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