Upcoming Events

Christmas formal Ball

Our Christmas formal Ball will be held on the 4th of January 2018 starting at 7PM.  This will be a fun event! Don’t miss it!


The Jane Austen Ball!

November the 16th, 2017 6:00 PM

Our Premier Event! Come one, come all, to our fantastic Jane Austen Ball! Come in 1700s or Regency Era costume, or come modern formal. Men are encouraged to wear hats (and we don’t mean baseball caps!) a formal or historical hat is what we have in mind. (research Scala hats)

Colonial Contra Dancing form 6PM to 7:30PM with potluck dinner to follow. Bring a hot dish, or a side dish, or a desert – whatever ya want – it’l be interesting! After dinner we will be watching an excellent Jane Austen movie on the big screen with super surround sound!!

Cost: $10 per person or $6 per person for 3 or more persons from the same imediate family. Bring your parents and younger brothers and siters – they can always watch if they don’t dance, but the very simple colonial contra dancing we do is super easy to do with minimal instruction, and it’s a blast!!.
This is going to be fabulous ladies and gentlemen! Don’t miss it!!

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Past Events:

Our Fall Costume Masquerade Dance!  

Thursday October 5th, 2017    Starting at 7:00 Pm

A Masquerade Dance! In costume of your choice (but not scary as we are kid friendly) or come dressed formal! We will be serving cake and Edallen Dairy Ice Cream! You can also bring your favorite snack to share if you like. Cost is $10 per person or $6 per person if you come in a group of 3 or more members of your immediate family. And yes! there will be Contra dancing also! Woo Hoo!!!



Wylin’s Swing Euphorium
Saturday September 16th, 2017 Breakfast at 8AM

Rescheduled Euphoric Hike!  Goat Mountain – New Date and times!

Your fantastic day begins with an outstanding breakfast served by your hosts at 8:00AM : Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Pancakes, Waffles, English muffins, Bran muffins, and for desert: our piece De Resistance: The Breakfast Delicacy – Oatmeal Ala-mode! (with Edaleen Dairy Ice Cream no less)

Next, at 9:00AM, we will carpool to the Goat Mountain Trailhead and enjoy a wonderful hike through the mysteriously dark old forest complete with ancient burned out cedar trees to emerge in the open lookout area, eat our lunches and gaze upon the majestic mountains to the south: Mt Sefrit, Nooksack Ridge, Mt. Shuksan, and Mt. Baker.

On our way back to your host’s home we will descend upon Graham’s World Famous Restaurant in Glacier for an amazing dinner and hearty camaraderie!

Please RSVP as we will need to know how much food to attain for breakfast.  If you can’t make it to our 8:00 AM breakfast but would still like to go on the hike just arrive at our place before we leave at 9:00AM:

Wylin & Hilda Tjoelker
4950 Reese Hill Rd.
Sumas, Washington

Email:  wylint@hotmail.com or call 360-988-0404 to RSVP

Bring enough water for a 3/4 day hike, sturdy shoes, insect repelant, a hat for sun, and a bit to eat for lunch.  Long pants are also suggested.
If we need to purchase additional Trailhead Passes for your vehicles (we have two passes) we can do that at The Glacier Ranger Station on our way to the trailhead.
Goat Mountain trail is 3.2 miles to the see the view and eat your lunch turnaround point.

We hope you can make it to this most fantastic dance club event of the year!  It will be a blast!!

Euphoric Hike – Goat Mountain – Breakfast at 8:00 AM  Carpool to Trailhead at 9:00AM  Saturday, September 16th, 2017


We will be hosting a Swing Reunion Dance for all of you returning from warm, sunny places on the 9th of January, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  Feel free to dress up a bit as this is sure to be a festive occasion.

The Euphorium will then be taking a Winter Break and will be closed from January 10th through February 12th, until:

Our Valentines Day Formal Dance on February 13th, 2017 starting at 7:00 PM.  Dress as formal as you like and feel free to bring snacks.  No partner necessary but please do bring all your friends



Past Events:


Starting Monday the 14th of November with the first of  our 8PM to 9PM guest instructor classes (Waltz) taught by Chris & Patty :)

Monday November 21st (Foxtrot)

Monday November 28th (American Tango)


Our First Year Anniversary Celebration!  Monday, May the 16th, 2016 at 7 PM

Come celebrate the completion of our first year as a dance club!  Relive great memories while our slideshow of all our photos from our first year runs continuously on the south wall as we are dancing the night away!  Hilda will be serving her fantastic homemade cakes with Edaleen Dairy ice cream!  Come and reminisce with friends and meet some new friends as well.  We will all have a fantastic time :)


Our Canadian American Friendship Formal Dance  Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Come and cellebrate Canadian American unity and togetherness at our Friendship Formal Dance. Featuring a drop in East Coast Swing class at 7 PM followed by a social dance party at 8 PM. There will be homemade cake and Edaleen Dairy ice cream and snacks. Check out our newly cleaned and enhanced, dry, smooth and now very danceable dance floor. It promises to be a wonderful evening for everyone. Feel free to come dressed just as formal as you would like to.  No partner or experiance neccessary. Just 8 minutes south of the Sumas border crossing or 25 minutes north of Bellingham. Addmission is just $5.00 US

Reconnect with old friends and meet new friends.  Come to our Canadian American Friendship Formal :)


The Euphorium Valentine’s Day Formal  Friday February 12th, 2015 at 7pm

Dress your best for one of our best dances of the year! Come single, or come as a couple. Bubbles, Roses, snacks, fabulous homemade cake, Edaleen Dairy ice cream and all for only $10 per person at the door.  We will be having an absolutely lovely time :)


The Euphorium’s Pre-New Years Celebration Dance!  Will be held on Monday the 28th of December at 7pm

Here is our Facebook Event page:   https://www.facebook.com/events/760352797432724/

We will be serving Hilda cake and Edaleen Dairy ice cream and snacks.  We will also have party hats, tiaras, horns, noisemakers, bubbles and anything else we can think of!  We, dear friends,  are going to have a blast! :) !

Unfortunately, however, we will not be able to do the fireworks display that we had planned to do because, as the Fire Marshall has told us, consumer fireworks are only allowed on New Years Eve and New years Day, and as we were not able to attain our venue on those days, we thus won’t be able to do the fireworks.  :(  Very sorry about that, but hey, we will be having so much fun dancing that we will forget all about the fireworks anyway! :)  😉  (we will do Party poppers and confetti instead – totally legal and we won’t have to stand out in the rain!)  :)

See you then friends, 😉

Wylin & Family


The Euphorium’s Christmas Formal Dance will be held on Monday, the 14th of December 2015, at 7 pm

Here is our facebook event page:   https://www.facebook.com/events/1675954419313668/

This is your opportunity to come dressed formal to the max (or you can just come dressed in the best threads you have)

We will be serving home made cake and Edaleen Dairy ice cream and, as always, there will be roses for all the ladies. 😉

Don’t miss it!  It’s going to be a formal blast!

See you then, dear friends,

Wylin & Family


Our much anticipated Jane Austen Ball will be held on Friday the 20th of November, 2015 at 7pm  Cost: just $10 per guest or $30 per family.

Click here to open our Jane Austin Ball Facebook Event Page

Jane Austen Ladies

We will, as usual, be pulling out all the stops for this event.  Many participants will be coming in Regency Era costume but anything 1740’s to 1820’s will fit in just fine as well.  Never fear however if you are not able to attain a costume in time for you can also come dressed current formal.

Jane group addressing the Presence

We will be enjoying contra dancing (including the “La Boone Amite'” – a 17th century French contredance.)  We will also try our hand at English and Scottish country dancing.  These are very easy dances to learn quickly and we will also have callers to guide us through them.  We are actively searching for a live orchestra to perform for us.

– Very Exiting News! We have an English Country Dance caller and musician who will be adding his expertise to our Jane Austen Ball event! His name is Barry Cole and he is a man of exceptional skill as both a musician, (he plays 20 different instruments), and as a caller, (for English Country, Scottish Country, Irish, you name it)!

But wait!- That’s not all.  we now also are privileged to host the authentic three piece English, Irish, Scottish country & contra band: Heliotrope!  This just keeps getting more and more fantastic!

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn and enjoy some incredibly fun and historic dances with your friends and family!

Just ask yourself – What would Jane do?

Austen family presented to Mr Darcy

We will also be indulging in our usual homemade cake and Edaleen Dairy ice cream.  Event participants have graciously offered to bring 17th and 18th century treats so we look forward to indulging in those as well.

not if he can help it

This Jane Austen Ball is looking like it will be our signature event for our dance club’s first year.  It’s an event you won’t want to miss.  :)

Sisters on balcony