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  • FIRST FRIDAY International Folk Dancing
    On the first Friday of the month join the Folk Dance party from about 8:00-11:00pm with live music at Redwood Raks, 824 L Street, Arcata (Old Creamery Building at 8th & L Streets at the end of the courtyard off the parking lot). Finger food potluck! (visit their website)
  • Contra Dancing
    You don't need to know anything about dance to enjoy, and you don't need to bring a partner. Contra Dances are usually held the 2nd Saturday of every month at 8:00 pm at the Arcata Veterans Hall, 14th and J Streets, Arcata, California. Admission is $6.00 general, $5.00 for HFS members. For more information, call (707) 822-7190. Sponsored by the Humboldt Folklife Society.
  • Humboldt Folklife Festival
    Held every July in Blue Lake at and around Dell Arte. Featuring a whole week of music and dance performances, classes, and fun for the whole family. To learn more, visit
  • Arcata Folk Dance Festival
    A lovely bi-annual event that features workshops, concerts and parties with international folk dancers and musicians from across the region at the Bayside Grange. The next one will be in April 2012, so be on the lookout! For more information, visit

Who does it locally?

Chubritza Chubritza
Balkan and international folk music played on traditional instruments
(707) 822-8045 •
  Happy Feet Folk Dance Page
Humboldt Folk Dancers Humboldt Folk Dancers
The Humboldt Folk Dancers, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation, currently in the process of establishing 501(c)(3) status. The HFD are members of the California Folk Dance Federation. Mainly, we enjoy dances from Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Japan. We welcome anyone who would like to teach us new dances! See above for our weekly/monthly events
(707) 822-8045 •
Humboldt Folklife Humboldt Folklife Society
P.O. Box 1061, Arcata, CA 95518
(707) 822-5394 •
For general info on dances, call Larry Levine at 822-7190 or email Andy Lane.
  Humboldt Hoedowners
(707) 443-3441
Square Dancing (plus and mainstream), Round Dancing
  Kickers Dance Club
(707) 445-2939
Eureka Vets Hall, 10th & H Streets on Thursdays
Humboldt Folk Dancers MUSAIC - Folk Music from Armenia to Tierra Caliente
(707) 677-0895 •
Musaic plays at parties, open houses, and for folk dancing! You can hear them in person at local coffee houses around Humboldt County.
  Trinidad Country Club
(707) 733-1737
Line Dancing!
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