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Enjoy a variety of social dances during the month of March at Glen Echo Park! Among the highlights this month is the swing dance with the Jive Aces, hosted by American Swing on Saturday, March 17, and accompanying swing dance workshops throughout the weekend. And on Sunday, March 25, folk dancers may enjoy an afternoon of challenging squares and contras sponsored by FSGW and featuring the band Langford, Newman, and Kenney with caller Will Mentor.
 
Recently, the social dance program and couples who met dancing at Glen Echo Park were featured on CultureSpotMC.com. Click HERE to read the story.
 
Check out all the March dance events below, and be sure to visit the presenters' websites for upcoming events by following the links or visit our online DANCE CALENDAR. Improve your dancing skills with classes offered by our talented faculty - check out the MARCH DANCE CLASSES online.
 
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
March 1
FRIDAY
March 2
SATURDAY
March 3
SUNDAY
March 4
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Contratopia and caller Ted Hodapp
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Chuky
8:30 pm - 10 pm: Zouk Workshop, with Instructors Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane - "Latest Moves"
10:00 pm - 2:00 am: Zouk Party
Ballroom Back Room
$25 before 10 pm; $15 after 10 pm
Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 with valid student ID
Contratopia
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Contratopia and caller Ted Hodapp
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 8
FRIDAY
March 9
SATURDAY
March 10
SUNDAY
March 11
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Donna Hunt
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Craig Gildner Big Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $18 general; $14 students
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10
 
Morrison & Crow and caller Bill Wellington
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$5, age 4 and older
 
Ramón González and Emmanuel Trifilio
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, $15/milonga only
 
Morrison, Pilzer, and Crow and caller Bill Wellington
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 15
FRIDAY
March 16
SATURDAY
March 17
SUNDAY
March 18
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Maelstrom and caller Anna Rain
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Instructors Joe and Tabitha, Frank Rusty, Jean Veloz
12:00 pm - 3:40 pm
Spanish Ballroom and Ballroom Back Room, $20/class advance tickets; $25/class at the door
 
Jive Aces
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $20; $15 ages 11-17
Instructors Joe and Tabitha
12:00 pm - 3:40 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $20/class advance tickets; $25/class at the door
 
Hickman, Mitchell, & Jensen
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Unbowed and caller Tom Hinds
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 22
FRIDAY
March 23
SATURDAY
March 24
SUNDAY
March 25
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Langford, Newman, and Kenney and caller Will Mentor
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
Tom Cunningham Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20 general; $15 students
Langford, Newman, and Kenney and caller Will Mentor
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Langford, Newman, and Kenney and caller Will Mentor
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 29
FRIDAY
March 30
SATURDAY
March 31
SUNDAY
April 1
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Tempest and caller Bob Isaacs
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Band TBA
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$TBD
 
DJ Music with Instructors Daniel Pavlov and District Zouk
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$15 before 9:30 pm; $10 after 9:30 pm
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milona only
 
Tempest and caller Bob Isaacs
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
Bethesda Magazine Reader’s Pick, Best Place to Go Dancing

Top Photo: Waltzing 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.

March OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday - Thursday: 10am - 3pm
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 10:30pm
 

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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.