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Join us for our 2014 Holiday Contra Dance !

Saturday December 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 Band: … Continue reading

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Join us for our next dance on Saturday November 15

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 Band: Whistlin’ Rufus Caller: … Continue reading

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The Hoot Monday, Nov 10 at HENDERSHOTS

The Athens Folk Music and Dance Society Presents: The Hoot Monday Nov 10 at HENDERSHOTS 8-10pm admission is Free This month our variety show moves up the street to Hendershots Coffee!  If you haven’t been, it’s a wonderful listening room with … Continue reading

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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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