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The Social Dance Program at Glen Echo Park wishes you a very happy New Year . . . and suggests a couple of resolutions you might like to make! If you are a new dancer, sample our variety of January dances and take advantage of the beginning dance lessons offered at all events. If you're a seasoned dancer of only one style, resolve to expand your expertise -- check out the January schedule below, and try a new dance! Whatever you choose, we hope you have a year of joyful dancing in 2018.
 
Check out all the January dance events below, and follow the links to the presenters' websites, or visit our online DANCE CALENDAR for more information.
 
Looking to improve your dancing skills? Glen Echo Park offers a variety of DANCE CLASSES in January that you can browse online and complete your class registration, or download the catalog for the entire Fall/Winter season.
 
Glen Echo Park is a wonderful place to hold a private party and treat your guests to one of our scheduled dances - at a substantial discount! Visit our DINE AND DANCE page for details.

THURSDAY
January 4
FRIDAY
January 5
SATURDAY
January 6
SUNDAY
January 7
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Polaris and caller Brian Hamshar
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight 17 and under free
Daryl Davis Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $20; $15 with valid student ID
 
Instructors TBA with DJ TBA
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$TBA
Some Assembly
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $10
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 "dance only"
 
Polaris and caller Gaye Fifer
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 11
FRIDAY
January 12
SATURDAY
January 13
SUNDAY
January 14
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Greg Frock
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Cherry Poppin' Daddies
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
Devine Comedy and caller Kappy Laning
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$5, age 4 and older
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 "dance only"
 
Devine Comedy and caller Kappy Laning
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 18
FRIDAY
January 19
SATURDAY
January 20
SUNDAY
January 21
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Treble Makers and caller Ann Fallon
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Music
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $10
Band TBA
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $TBD
Karen Collins & The Backroads Band
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $10
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 "dance only"
 
The Bouncers and caller TBA
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
January 25
FRIDAY
January 26
SATURDAY
January 27
SUNDAY
January 28
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Callithump and caller Scott Higgs
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Craig Gildner Big Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$18; $14 with valid student ID
 
Instructors TBA with DJ TBA
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$TBA
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 "dance only"
 
Rhys Jones & Friends and caller TBA
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

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Top Photo: Contra Dancing in the Spanish Ballroom by Candace Clifford
*Information and prices are subject to change. Please contact the dance presenter for additional information by following the links to their websites.

Please check our hotline at 301.320.2330 for updates due to inclement weather.

Praline at Glen Echo Park!
Stop in for bakery items, sandwiches, soups, quiches, salads, and other delicious fare.
Now serving beer & wine - offering both indoor and outdoor seating.

January OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Thursday: CLOSED
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 10:30pm
 

ARE YOU A MEMBER OF GLEN ECHO PARK PARTNERSHIP?
IF NOT, JOIN TODAY AND ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP.
 
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive, and also by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. All programs are produced in cooperation with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.