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Date set for the 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

Mark your calendars!  Reserve the Date:  October 5, 2013. The 29th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia. All of the infrastructure is in place and we are … Continue reading

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Join us for a Valentine’s dance in February !!!

Next Dance:   Saturday February 16 Time and Location: 8:00 to 11:00PM,  Memorial Park administration building…directions shown below Orientation session from 7:30 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 … Continue reading

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The 6th Annual Sweetheart Duets Hoot

Monday Feb. 11 @ The Melting Point 8-10pm admission is FREE This month’s Hoot features an evening of twos as musical couples take the stage.  We’re setting up two musical chairs on stage. Nine different musical couples will be taking … Continue reading

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Dance: Saturday November 17

Next Dance: Saturday November 17 Time and Location: 8:90 to 11:00PM,  Memorial Park administration building…directions shown below Orientation session from 7:30 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers Dance: 8:00 – 11:00 PM … Continue reading

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Halloween Contra Dance: Costumes encouraged….join us for a ghoulish good time on the dance floor!!!

Google Map Upcoming Dances Description of Dances Next Dance: Saturday October 20 UPDATE: This is a halloween dance folks. We expect to see zombies, princesses, vikings and ghosts. Time and Location: 8:90 to 11:00PM,  Memorial Park administration building…directions shown below Orientation session from 7:30 – … Continue reading

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Pre-Folk Festival Events

North Georgia Folk Festival Pre-Festival Activities Farmer’s Market Music with the Folk Society Band, Saturday, Sept 29, 2012, Athens Farmer’s Market at Bishop Park, 10:00-12:00. Concert: Joe Willey and Fiona Sheehan: Tuesday, October 2,2012 at Two Story Coffee House, Five … Continue reading

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The Folk Festival Preview Hoot at The Melting Point Pavilion

The Folk Festival Preview HOOT!! Monday Sept 10 @ The Melting Point Pavilion 8-10pm, admission is FREE Our monthly show will highlight our upcoming North Georgia Folk Festival happening on October 6 at Sandy Creek Park north of Athens.  And, this month’s Hoot will be located on the Pavilion, which … Continue reading

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The Hoot, Monday August 13th 2012

The Athens Folk Music & Dance Society Presents: The Hoot Monday Aug 13 8-10pm @ The Melting Point admission is FREE Our monthly music variety show continues with a very special show! This month we are excited and honored to … Continue reading

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Hoot – July 9, 2012

The Athens Folk Music & Dance Present: The Hoot Monday July 9 @ The Melting Point Pavilion 8-10pm  admission is FREE This month our monthly music variety show continues on the Melting Point Pavilion! We love the pavilion with it’s party lights and … Continue reading

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February Contra Dance

Next Dance: Saturday February 18 Time and Location: 7:30 to 11:00, Memorial Park Administration Building, 293 Gran Ellen Dr. Athens, GA Orientation session from 7:30 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced dancers Dance: 8:00 … Continue reading

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