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Join us for an almost Halloween dance (dress-up optional) as we swing into fall!!!

October 20, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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 Cat … Continue reading

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Join us for a wonderful day of music, crafts, and food at the North Georgia Folk Festival on Sept 29 at Sandy Creek Park

Save The Date!  September 29, 2018 34th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, Georgia The 34th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Sandy Creek Park in … Continue reading

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Join us for a pre-Folk Fest Contra dance on September 15

September 15, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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: Hickhoppers Watch the … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival Update

Save the date!  September 29, 2018 The 34th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  Featured performers on the main stage include The Rebecca Sunshine Band, The Moonshine, … Continue reading

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Kick off the fall semester with a swing on the floor at our August contra dance!!!

August 18, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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: AirPlay Caller: Stuart Whipple … Continue reading

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Beat the summer heat and join us for a spin on the floor at our June contra dance !!!

July 21, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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: Mike Robinson & … Continue reading

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Join for an early summer soiree at the May contra dance !!!

May 19, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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: Whislin’ Rufus Caller: Doug Singleton … Continue reading

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Join us for a ‘Swing into Spring’ frolic at the April contra dance !!!

April 21, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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: Joe Willey & … Continue reading

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Join us for a post-Valentines swing…at our February contra dance !!!

Join us for our next contra dance on… February 17, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, basic moves, helpful hints for enjoyable dancing– for new & experienced … Continue reading

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Swing into 2018 and join us at our first contra dance of the year !!!

January 20, 2018 Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling 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: Stuart … Continue reading

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