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Beat the summer heat and join us for a spin on the floor at our June contra dance !!!

July 21, 2018 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: Mike Robinson & … Continue reading

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Contra Dance this Saturday, June 16!

Our Next Contra Dance will be held on June 16th, 2018 We will dance to the music of String Theory, an Athens favorite and our caller will be Janet Shepherd from Atlanta. Orientation session from 7:45 – 8:00 PM: introduction, … Continue reading

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Join for an early summer soiree at the May contra dance !!!

May 19, 2018 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 Caller: Doug Singleton … Continue reading

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Join us for a ‘Swing into Spring’ frolic at the April contra dance !!!

April 21, 2018 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: Joe Willey & … Continue reading

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Join us for a post-Valentines swing…at our February contra dance !!!

Join us for our next contra dance on… February 17, 2018 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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Swing into 2018 and join us at our first contra dance of the year !!!

January 20, 2018 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: String Theory Caller: Stuart … Continue reading

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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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