Join us at the North Georgia Folk Festival, Oct. 8, 2016, Sandy Creek Park

Save The Date!

32nd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

October 8, 2016

Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, Georgia

The 32nd annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia. This fun-filled, family-friendly day in theNGFF_16 Poster Art Jason Cade_small
park offers children’s activities, traditional arts and crafts demonstration and sales, and good food all day long from 11:00 until 6. Music goes until 9:00 and features 14 acts on two stages. Children under 12 are admitted free. Student tickets are $8 and adults are $15. Additional park admission is $2 per person ages 4-64.

Complete Details Here

Music Schedule

MAIN STAGE
11:30 Rebecca Sunshine Band
12:25 The Ale Raisers
1:20 Moira and Mickey Nelligan
2:15 Athens Cowboy Choir
3:00 The Squalls
4:00 Jason Cade with Hawkproof Rooster
5:00 Chuck Nation Band
6:00 Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin
7:00 Tony Bryant Blues Band
8:0o The Hobohemians

SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE
2:00 Sydney Baker
3:00 Cortez Garza
4:00 Drew Kohl

Sound provided by Thunder and Lightning Sound

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Join us for our Sept 16 Contra dance & remember North GA Folk Fest Oct 8 – Sandy Creek Park

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September 17

Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Band: Beside the Point

Bob Kirkman (fiddle), Nathalie Levine (fiddle) and Stven Carlberg (piano)

Caller: Janet Shepherd

Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted

Remember…
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended

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Join us for the Folk Festival Preview Hoot – Mon. Sept 12 early show 7-9 PM

North Georgia Folk Festival Preview Hoot

Monday Sept 12

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Place: The Foundry

Hog-eyed Man

Cortez Garza

Borderhop Trio

Host Susan Staley opens the show

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Folk Festival posters will be available for pick-up at the Hoot!!!

 

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Join us for our September dance…Remember: the Folk Fest is coming up on Oct 8

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September 17

Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Band: Beside the Point

Bob Kirkman (fiddle), Nathalie Levine (fiddle) and Stven Carlberg (piano)

Caller: Janet Shepherd

Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted

Remember…
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended

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North Georgia Folk Festival

We have a poster!  Thanks to Art Rosenbaum for the beautiful drawing and to Andrew Lentini for the graphics!
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32nd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

Save the Date!

32nd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival
October 8, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia

A great day in the park, filled with folk art, crafts, music and great food.  Artist’s booths, music and kids activities begin at 11:30.

We have a fantastic lineup of performers this year, including

Rebecca Sunshine Band
The Ale Raisers
Moira and Mickey Nelligan
Athens Cowboy Choir
The Squalls
Jason Cade and Hawkproof Rooster
Chuck Nation Band
Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin
Tony Bryant Blues Band
Hobohemians

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Join us for our August Contra Dance !

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August 20

Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Band: String Theory
Caller: Walter Daves

Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted

Remember…
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended

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Join us for a hot summer contra dance in July !!!

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July 16

Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Band: Beside the Point
Caller: Stuart Whipple

Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted

Remember…
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended

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Join us for a summer soiree at our June 18 Contra Dance !!!

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June 18

Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Band: The Georgia Jays
Caller: Rob Harper

Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted

Remember…
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended

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Celebrate May flowers with a contra dance on May 21 !!!

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May 21

Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers. Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Band: Briar Vista Social Club
Caller: Deanna Palumbo

Memorial Park Administrative Building- 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA.
Admission for dance: Adults 18 & over -$8.00; ages 11-17- $4.00;
UNDER 11: no charge and no dancing permitted

Remember…
No partner needed; All dances are taught; Clean, soft-soled, comfortable shoes are recommended

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