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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, hosted by Glen Echo Park Partnership on Saturday, March 30, and featuring the Music Unlimited Big Band. 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 MARCH DANCE CLASSES offered by our talented faculty.
 
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
February 28
FRIDAY
March 1
SATURDAY
March 2
SUNDAY
March 3
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Coracree and caller Ron Buchanan
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Neon Swing X-Perience
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17; $10 ages 10 and younger
Sugar Beat
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Emmanuel Trifilio and Ramón González
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $15 milonga only
 
Back Step Cindy and caller Caroline Barnes
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 7
FRIDAY
March 8
SATURDAY
March 9
SUNDAY
March 10
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Doug Singleton
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Craig Gildner presents SIX-APPEAL: The Small Groups Of Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, $18; $14 with valid student ID
Caroline Rand & Friends
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$5, age 4 and older
 
Uncle Farmer 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
 
Uncle Farmer and caller Will Mentor
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 14
FRIDAY
March 15
SATURDAY
March 16
SUNDAY
March 17
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Contratopia and caller Tep Hodapp
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
DJ Music with Instructors Markus & Tren, Jalene & Renaud, & District Zouk
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$20 before 9:30 pm; $10 after 9:30 pm
 
Halley Shoenberg's Revival Jazz
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 21
FRIDAY
March 22
SATURDAY
March 23
SUNDAY
March 24
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Atlantic Crossing and caller Donna Hunt
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Nine
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
Special presentation for Women's History Month at 8pm: The History of Women in American Jazz (free with admission)
$20; $15 with military or school ID
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$12
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, $10/milonga only
 
The Dead Sea Squirrels and callers Tom Calwell and Myra Hirschberg
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
March 28
FRIDAY
March 29
SATURDAY
March 30
SUNDAY
March 31
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Callithump and caller Caroline Barnes
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Music Unlimited Big Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$15 Advance; $20 General; $15 Partnership members & students
Firefly
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
 
Atlantic Crossing and caller Brian Hamshar
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
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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
 

ARE YOU A MEMBER OF GLEN ECHO PARK PARTNERSHIP?
IF NOT, JOIN TODAY AT THE $50 LEVEL (OR HIGHER) AND RECEIVE A MEMBER COUPON(S). EACH MEMBER COUPON MAY BE REDEEMED FOR ONE TICKET TO A SOCIAL DANCE EVENT!
 
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.