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Bear Hug Mountain Festival 2024
Contra Dance & Music Camp
September 6 - 8
On the Shores of Beautiful Flathead Lake, Montana
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Registration opens April 1.  No fooling!  ;) Please check back!
2024 Bands: ContraSutra and Swiftcurrent
2024 Callers: Susan Petrick and Christa Torrens

Get ready to contradance, sing, swim, canoe, and play music at the 2024 Bear Hug Mountain Festival weekend on the shores of Montana's Flathead Lake! The bands, ContraSutra and Swift Current will be providing the music to the calling of Susan Petrick and Christa Torrens. Singles, couples, families, and all ages are welcome!  Entertainment, meals, and lodging (shared cabins) are provided. You can also tent or RV.  Hope to see ya!

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Stove and refrigerator; living room and porch.  Bath and shower facilities are a short walk from the cabins.


You can choose bunks in more than a dozen rustic cabins of various sizes, or set up a tent along the shore or in an open field.  Other facilities include: dining hall; restroom and shower facilities; dock, swimming area and canoes; basketball and volleyball courts; ping pong pavilion; tenting and RV space.


Local dancers will provide a potluck dinner on Friday night, 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  The camp provides three meals on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.  The kitchen staff will try to accommodate those with special dietary needs.  (Use comment line on registration form.)

More details on  April 1!  Please check back!
The Missoula Folklore Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Membership fees are used to support dances, concerts, and dance festivals such as the
Bear Hug Mountain Festival.

Last updated March 9, 2024

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