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Oakland East Bay Gay Men's Chorus

"Come Swing With Us"
Oakland East Bay Men's Chorus & City Swing
Saturday, July 15: 7:30 pm
Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St., Oakland

Cabaret star Leanne Borghesi is joining up with the Oakland East Bay Gay Men's Chorus and the City Swing Big Band for "Come Swing With Us," a lively night of jazz-era music, swing dancing, wine, and a costume contest. $25 admission discounted to $12.50 for Sundancers - use code SWING. More info.


RSVP Vacations

Sundance Saloon on the RSVP Alaska Cruise
August 5-12, 2017
Sails from Seattle, WA

Explore one of the world’s most beautiful destinations as RSVP sails to the best of Alaska on one of our all-time favorite ships, Holland America’s Eurodam, featuring RSVP's legendary entertainment and activities, including country-western dancing and lessons with Sundance Saloon! More info:



August 31 - September 3, 2017
Washington, DC

2nd annual LGBT dance weekend in our nation's capital over the Labor Day weekend, featuring country-western dancing, line dancing and west coast swing. Registration $99 until July 1. Host hotel, the Hyatt Regency on Capital Hill, is only $129/night! More info:


Best Buck In The Bay

Best Buck In The Bay
September 15-17, 2017
Duncans Mills, CA

The 25th annual Best Buck In The Bay gay rodeo returns to the Russian River with rodeo events Saturday and Sunday at Duncans Mills, and a Friday pool party and Saturday night's "Big Ol' Dance Party" in Guerneville. More details to come.



The Barbary Coast Cloggers - Clogging Classes
Sundays, 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Oberlin Dance Commons
351 Shotwell, San Francisco

The Barbary Coast Cloggers present lessons on Sunday afternoons, starting with beginning lessons at 3:30 and progressing to intermediate and advanced levels. The classes are fun and laid back with students of all ages and walks of life. Wear any leather-soled shoes (taps optional). No reservations necessary. $12 per class. Additional info: 415-552-2302, website


Country Nights - Women's Partner Dancing
1st Saturday of the month, 7:00 - 10:30 pm
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Two-step, waltz, line dancing, Latin, swing, and more! Lessons 7:00 - 8:00 pm, no experience or partner necessary. All ages welcome. Smoke, scent and alcohol-free. Admission $10. More info: website


Dancing With The Queers - Ballroom and Latin Lessons
Sundays, 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Dancing with the Queers is a same-sex dance program focusing on International Style Ballroom and Latin dance. 4-week series in various dance styles begin on the first Sunday of the month. More info: website


OutWest LGBTQS Country Western Dance & Social
Third Saturday of the month, 6:30 - 10:00 pm
Wischemann Hall
465 Morris St., Sebastopol

Enjoy 2 Step, East & West Coast Swing, Waltz, Nightclub 2 Step, & Line Dancing in a friendly, fun, and inspiring dance space. Lessons 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Alcohol-free and frragrance-free. Usually the third Saturday of the month, but check the website for updated information. $10-15 sliding scale admission.


San Francisco Bay Area Queer Contra Dance
2nd Friday of the month, 8:00 - 11:00 pm
First Unitarian Church
685 14th St, Oakland

Contra dance is a traditional American social dance: a little bit folky, a little bit flirty, and whole lot of fun. Gender-free dancing, no partner necessary. $10 (or pay what you can). More info: website


2nd Friday of the month, 7:00 - 11:00 pm
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Gender-neutral West Coast Swing dance party, no partner necessary, beginners welcome. 7:00 pm: doors open, 7:30 pm: beginning and intermediate WCS Lessons (2 rooms), 8:30 pm: open dancing. $10-15 suggested donation. More info: facebook page


Texas Rose Monthly Queer Women's CW Dance
2nd Saturday of the month
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Monthly dance for queer women (trans-inclusive), usually the 2nd Saturday of the month. 6:30 pm beginner 2-step lesson; 7:15 pm lesson varies; 8:00 - 10:30 pm open dancing, and then social time afterwords until 11:00 pm. Great music, friendly community. Entrance $10, $5 with student ID. Free parking. More info: website


Trip the Light Fantastic
Monday and Tuesday evenings, Sunday afternoons
Lake Merritt Dance Center
200 Grand Avenue, Oakland

Queer partner dance classes in a variety of dance styles: country, swing, salsa and ballroom, directed by 5-time North American Women's Same-Sex Ballroom Champion Zoe Balfour. Classes are presented as a 4-week series each month. $52 for 4 weeks. More info: website


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