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    Folk Dance

    8:00pm

    Glen Echo International Folk Dancers presents a weekly folk dance. For more information about the event, ticketing, and COVID-19 health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    7:30pm Lesson

    8:00pm - 11:00pm Dance

    Contra dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. Co-sponsored by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW. Caller: Shane Knudsen. Band: Amberwing. Gender Free Terms for all dance calls. All dances will be taught. 

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    8:15 pm - 9:00 pm Lesson

    9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Dance

    Capital Blues is back! Back Room Blues makes a grand return after a pandemic hiatus! Admission is $8 per person at the door via cash or credit. Enjoy a 45-minute lesson followed by 2.5 hours of dancing with fantastic DJs! For more…

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    8:00pm - 11:30pm

    Gottaswing presents a swing dance with the CRAIG GILDNER SEPTET. For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies visit the presenter's website …

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    Family Dance

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    The Family Dance is comprised of easy contra (partnered dances), circle dances and live music for kids and their siblings, parents and caretakers to jump around! The Family Dance allows you to experience the joy of dancing with your children and…

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    6:30pm - 11:00pm

    Tango Brillante presents lessons and a dance. Tango lesson (6:30); Milonga lesson (7:30); Social Dance (8:30-11). For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    Folk Dance

    8:00pm

    Glen Echo International Folk Dancers presents a weekly folk dance. For more information about the event, ticketing, and COVID-19 health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    8:15 pm - 9:00 pm Lesson

    9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Dance

    Capital Blues is back! Back Room Blues makes a grand return after a pandemic hiatus! Admission is $8 per person at the door via cash or credit. Enjoy a 45-minute lesson followed by 2.5 hours of dancing with fantastic DJs! For more…

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    Contra dancers

    7:30pm Lesson

    8:00pm - 11:00pm Dance

    Contra dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. Co-sponsored by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW. Caller: David Giusti. Band: Dead Sea Squirrels. Gender Free Terms for all dance calls. All dances will be taught. 

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    8:00pm - 11:30pm

    Gottaswing presents a swing dance with JOSH CHRISTINA BAND. For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies visit the presenter's website…

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    CONTRASTOCK 2022

    1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    We are doing it again!  8+ hours of contra dancing!  A premier contra dance event, featuring nationally renowned bands and callers and an amazing open air dance hall. Please use fragrances sparingly or not at all. Contrastock is being called with…

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    Waltz Dance

    2:45pm - 6pm

    Waltz Time presents a waltz dance. For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies, please visit the presenter's website here >>

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    6:30pm - 11:00pm

    Tango Brillante presents lessons and a dance. Tango lesson (6:30); Milonga lesson (7:30); Social Dance (8:30-11). For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    Folk Dance

    8:00pm

    Glen Echo International Folk Dancers presents a weekly folk dance. For more information about the event, ticketing, and COVID-19 health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    8:15 pm - 9:00 pm Lesson

    9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Dance

    Capital Blues is back! Back Room Blues makes a grand return after a pandemic hiatus! Admission is $8 per person at the door via cash or credit. Enjoy a 45-minute lesson followed by 2.5 hours of dancing with fantastic DJs! For more…

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    Contra dancers

    7:30pm Lesson

    8:00pm - 11:00pm Dance

    Contra dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. Co-sponsored by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW. CDSS Callers with Owen & Jim Morrison, Dave Wiesler, and Ralph Gordon. Gender Free Terms for all dance calls. All dances…

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    7:00 - 7:45 pm Reception

    8:00 - 10:30 pm Dance

    This event on 10/22/2022 is part of a traveling executive committee meeting of the Country Dance and Song Society.  CDSS board members will call the evenings English Country Dances. Reception with CDSS board members: 7 pm - 7:45 pm Dance: 8 pm -…

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    DCLX Swing Dance

    8:00

    DCLX presents a DCLXtra swing dance featuring Russ Wilson’s Sextet. Join us for a beginner Lindy hop lesson at 8:00pm and swing out in the social dance to the live band beginning at 9:00pm. Proof of vaccination (including a booster if the second…

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    6:30pm - 11:00pm

    Tango Brillante presents lessons and a dance. Tango lesson (6:30); Milonga lesson (7:30); Social Dance (8:30-11). For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    Folk Dance

    8:00pm

    Glen Echo International Folk Dancers presents a weekly folk dance. For more information about the event, ticketing, and COVID-19 health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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    8:15 pm - 9:00 pm Lesson

    9:00 pm - 11:30 pm Dance

    Capital Blues is back! Back Room Blues makes a grand return after a pandemic hiatus! Admission is $8 per person at the door via cash or credit. Enjoy a 45-minute lesson followed by 2.5 hours of dancing with fantastic DJs! For more…

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    Contra dancers

    7:30pm Lesson

    8:00pm - 11:00pm Dance

    Contra dance in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. Co-sponsored by Friday Night Dancers and FSGW. Perry Shafran calling with Triple Helix. Gender Free Terms for all dance calls. All dances will be taught. 

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    Halloween Howl

    9:00pm - midnight

    Howl if you love Halloween! The Halloween Howl is the perfect show to kick off the bewitching season, a fun-filled shindig that features live performances of the greatest Halloween hits from the last 50 years, plus costumed…

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    6:30pm - 11:00pm

    Tango Brillante presents lessons and a dance. Tango lesson (6:30); Milonga lesson (7:30); Social Dance (8:30-11). For more information about the event, ticketing, and Covid health policies, visit the presenter's website…

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