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Christmas Hoot and Caroling Singalong

Monday Dec 12, 2016 at Little Kings Shuffle Club, Athens IT’S A TRADITION!! ‘Tis the season when we gather and lift our voices together!! Christmas is the one time of year where all people of all walks of life (and … Continue reading

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AFMDS Winter Concert featuring John McCutcheon

Internationally acclaimed folk singer and multi-instrumentalist, John McCutcheon, will be returning to Athens on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 for an intimate concert at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel.  Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival – This Saturday! October 8, 2016

This coming Saturday, October 8, is the day of the 32nd Annual North Georgia Folk Festival.  The festival runs from 11:00 until 9:00 at Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Rd in Athens, and features a full day of outstanding … Continue reading

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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! NGFF_16_Poster_Jason Cade

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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 … Continue reading

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January Contra Dance

Join us for our next contra dance on… Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling on January 16 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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AFMDS Email List

We are trying to put together an email list to improve communication with people who would like to stay informed about the activities of the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society.  These activities include dances, concerts, the North Georgia Folk Festival, the … Continue reading

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Raise the Folk: An Intimate Evening of Folk Music at the Garden – 1/28/2016

Please join us for an evening of folk music supporting the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society. Funds raised will be used to promote traditional and contemporary folk music, dance and art in northeast Georgia. Featuring Claire Campbell • Caroline … Continue reading

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December Contra Dance

Contra Dance Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music and calling on Saturday  Dec. 19 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: Contra … Continue reading

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Christmas Hoot!

IT’S A TRADITION!!   ‘Tis the season when we gather and lift our voices together!! Christmas is the one time of the year where all people of all walks of life (and musical abilities) come together and sing! It’s a seasonal … Continue reading

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