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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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Pre-Festival Concert at The World Famous – Monday October 5.

Join us on Monday, Oct 5 at the World Famous on Hull St, downtown Athens, for a pre-Festival concert! The line up will be Blanks&Postage, Cortez Garza and MrJordanMrTonks, plus some special invited guests.  Suggested donation is $3 at the door.  … Continue reading

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The 31st annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  This fun-filled, family-friendly day in the park offers children’s activities, traditional arts and crafts demonstration and sales, and good … Continue reading

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North Georgia Folk Festival – Oct 10, 2015 – Save the Date!

Hey Folks – Save Saturday, October 10, 2015 on your calendar for the 31st Annual North Georgia Folk Festival to be held at Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, GA. We have the park and all of the … Continue reading

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