February 27, 2020 - All Events

Folk Dance

Wednesday, February 26, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Folk Dancers

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $8

Contact Name: Jamie Platt

Contact Email: dancingplanet@erols.com

Contact Phone: 301-466-3018




Glen Echo Folk Dancers proudly presents a weekly Wednesday night dance. The lesson will be from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm and the dance will be from 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm with DJ music.

Advocacy and Activism Through Art

February 22, 2020 - March 15, 2020

Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm



Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Location: Park View Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222



In this group show featuring works by Kathryn Jo Ottman, Christi Friesen, Judy Kearns, and L. Anjanine Kvale, Advocacy & Activism Through Art explores the expressions of artists as community activists and advocates. As we face the harsh realities of fractured systems and institutions, they express their individual views, concerns, and hopes for our cities, states, and country. This show aims to inspire kindness, compassion, and understanding while asking the viewer to pause and reflect on the ways to address the current social climate.



Opening Reception

Saturday, Ferbruary 22, 4 to 6pm


Beauty and the Beast

February 21 - March 29, 2020

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: 5 years old - Adult

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380




For any questions or concerns please email info@glenechopark.org. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Information HERE

The Snowy Days and Other Stories

February 14 to March 15, 2019

Presenter: Adventure Theatre MTC

Recommended Ages: Ages 4+

Location: Adventure Theatre

Contact Phone: 301-634-2270



This beautiful show follows the character of Peter and his friend Archie around the neighborhood in four of Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved tales, The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Goggles!, and A Letter to Amy. Renowned for his tender personality, the character of Peter faces relatable everyday challenges to which children of all ages will find delightfully entertaining.


Purchase tickets at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

Blues Dance

Thursday, February 27, 8:15 pm - 11:30 pm

Presenter: Capital Blues

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $8

Contact Email: info@capitalblues.org




Capital Blues proudly presents weekly Thursday night blues dances. We rotate DJs and instructors each week to inspire and challenge you. A beginner workshop from 8:15 - 9:00 pm offers important partnering basics for new dancers. The class is included with admission; no partner necessary. Dancing runs from 9 pm to 11:30 pm to blues music from every corner of the genre. Note: the entrance to Ballroom Back Room is on far left side of Spanish Ballroom.