Seattle English Country Dances

Dances are generally the 2nd, 4th, & 5th Fridays, plus occasional other events.

  • Dances are held at the Swedish Cultural Center (SCC), unless otherwise noted in the schedule below.
  • Newcomers session from 7:30pm to 8:00pm. Dance from 8:00pm to 10:30pm.
  • General admission $8, SCC members $6, students $5.
  • For the enjoyment of all, please refrain from wearing scented products.

2014 Regular Schedule


  • Oct 19 (Sun) - Callers Peter Zarich and Mary Stevens Zarich.    Music by Terry Wergeland and Marianne Tatom. Time: 4-6:30 pm. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA, 98036.
  • Oct 24 - Seattle caller- Laurie Andres. Music by Laurie Andres and Ruthie Dornfeld.
  • Oct 31 - THERE WILL BE NO DANCE THIS NIGHT
  • Nov 14 - Seattle caller - Victoria Bestock. Music by Julian Adamaitis, Sande Gillette, Charles Coldwell, and Marianne Tatom.
  • Nov. 28th - AFTER THANKSGIVING POTLUCK DINNER AND DANCE - Seattle caller- Laurie Andres. Music by Laurie Andres and friends.
  • Dec 12 - Seattle caller - Karen Shaw. Music by Terry Wergeland, Joe Bowbeer, and Charles Coldwell.
  • Dec 26 - BOXING DAY DANCE - Caller - Laurie Andres. Music by Laurie Andres and friends.

Special Events


  • Oct 19 (Sun) - Tea Dance - Callers Peter Zarich and Mary Stevens Zarich.    Music by Terry Wergeland and Marianne Tatom. Time: 4-6:30 pm. Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA, 98036. Suggestion donation: $6.00 for all.

  • Oct 26th - Pre- Ball Workshop for the Portland Ball. Taught by Mary and Peter Zarich. Music by Laurie Andres and Marianne Tatom. Same location as the tea dance and same donation.

  • May 1-3, 2015: Cascadia - An English Country Dance Weekend. With Dancing Master Brad Foster, and special caller Rosemary Lach. New location, more parking, details coming soon.

Information on English Country Dancing


For a Beginner’s Guide by the Santa Cruz English Country Dancers, click here.
For more about what English Country Dancing is, click here.
For Judi Rivkin's animated English Country Dance Terms, click here.
For information about English Country Dancing in Seattle, please contact:
  • Karen Shaw, 206-784-2028, dancerfolk@gmail.com
  • Jean Causey, 206-525-6065, jeancausey@gmail.com
  • Victoria Bestock, 206-329-7289, dancervictoria@gmail.com

Programs of Previous Seattle Dances


For programs of previous Seattle dances, click Seattle ECD Programs.


Webmaster: Matt Fisher (webmaster@seattledance.org)
Last modified 10/11/14.
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