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Join us for a winter swing at our December contra dance…Also don’t forget the Christmas Hoot on Dec. 11 at Little Kings

December 16, 2017 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: Reelplay Caller: Rob … Continue reading

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Join us for a pre-Thanksgiving Dance…no turkey trots, but maybe a swing or two!!!

November 18, 2017 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 … Continue reading

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Join us for an early fall contra dance…almost Halloween….Time for a ghoulish swing!!!

October 21, 2017 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 … Continue reading

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33rd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

The 33rd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  This long-running festival is produced by the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society and features the best in … Continue reading

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Join us for our Sept 16 contra dance…and remember North GA Folk Fest Oct 7 – Sandy Creek Park

Join us for our next contra dance on… September 16, 2017 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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Join us for a late summer soiree at our August dance !!!

August 19, 2017 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: Reelplay Caller: Charlotte Crittenden … Continue reading

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Join us for a mid-summer swing at our July contra dance !!!

July 15, 2017 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: Contraplicity Caller: Janet … Continue reading

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Summer’s here… Join us for a summer swing at our June contra dance!!!

June 17, 2017 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: Beside the Point Caller: Stuart … Continue reading

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Spring will be in full swing at our May 20 contra dance….Join us for a swirling soiree!!!

May 20, 2017 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: Snapfinger Ensemble Caller: Doug Singleton … Continue reading

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Got Tax Time Stress…Join us for our April 15 contra dance…and swing into spring!!!

April 15, 2017 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: Cattywampus Caller: Robbin Marcus Memorial … Continue reading

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