Category Archives: Events

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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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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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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Folk Week and the North Georgia Folk Festival

Hey Friends – We are deep into Folk Week here in Athens, with performances by   The Skillet Lickers on It’s Friday last week, and by Art Rosenbaum (Sunday) and Claire Campbell (last night) at the World Famous.  It’s been great so far. We continue … Continue reading

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Folk Festival Poster

Here’s the poster for the 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival! Many, many thanks to Art Rosenbaum for the drawing of the Stone Mountain Wobblers and to Andrew Lentini for the poster design.

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Join us for our August contra dance !

Next Dance:  Saturday August 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 PM … Continue reading

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Norman Blake to Headline the 30th Folk Festival

We are extremely proud to announce that Norman Blake will be headlining the 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival on October 11, 2014.  and the rest of the musical lineup is great too. Advance tickets on sale now at Eventbrite. … Continue reading

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30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival – Save the Date!

The 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival will be held on October 11, 2014 at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Georgia.  We’ll have a full, beautiful, Fall day filled with music, arts, craft demonstrators, kid’s activities and fantastic food. The … Continue reading

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