Community Events

San Francisco - Coit Tower

Special Events

 

Ty Herndon

"Under The Covers" with Ty Herndon
Friday, August 31 • Doors open 10 pm, show 11 pm
SF Oasis, 298 11th St. (at Folsom), San Francisco

Our favorite out-and-proud country singer superstar, Ty Herndon, is back in San Francisco, performing at the City's largest gay-owned and operated venue, the Oasis. (Currently no plans for CW dancing at this event). $5 discount available for the Sundance community for advance tickets ($20/$30): use promo code ILoveTy. Info and tickets.

 

DC OUT

DC OUT
August 30 - September 2, 2018
Washington, DC

3nd 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: Hyatt Regency on Capital Hill ($119).  More info: www.dc-out.com.

 

Best Buck In The Bay

Best Buck In The Bay
September 14-16, 2018
Duncans Mills, CA

The annual Best Buck In The Bay gay rodeo returns to the Russian River with rodeo events Saturday and Sunday at Duncans Mills, Saturday night's "Big Ol' Dance Party," and more! www.bayarearodeo.com

 


Ongoing

 

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

 

SwingOut!
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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