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Fall is on the way…join us for a pre-Halloween dance on Sat. Oct 18…costumes are encouraged !

Next Dance:  Saturday October 18 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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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 Week at The World Famous

The World Famous 351 N Hull Street Athens, Georgia (706) 543-4002 To celebrate 30 years of the North Georgia Folk Festival the week of the festival will be started with a Special Art Opening of original works by Art Rosenbaum and photographs by Margo Newmark … Continue reading

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Join us for our September contra dance !

Next Dance:  Saturday September 20 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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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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30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival Advance Tickets

Advance tickets for the 30th annual North Georgia Folk Festival are on sale now. Pricing is as follows: Adult: $14 online, $15 at the gate Student: $7.50 online, $8.00 at the gate Family (2 adults, 2 students) $33.00, online only. … 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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Folk Festival Receives Grant from Georgia Council for the Arts

The Athens Folk Music and Dance Society has received a grant to support The 30th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival from the Georgia Council for the Arts.  In a letter to Tommy Jordan (Associate Director of CGR and Director of … Continue reading

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