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Among the dance highlights this month is an exciting lineup of Swing dance events, starting on Saturday, November 3 with the Partnership's Swing Dance featuring Halley Shoenberg's Revival Jazz Band and continuing throughout the month with the WWII Canteen Dance, Mike Surratt & the ECB, the Girls from Mars, Swing Dance Workshops, and the Tom Cunningham Orchestra. Contra dancers will enjoy a special post-Thanksgiving Techno Dance and an afternoon of Challenging Contras & Squares. Additional dance styles include blues, waltz, Kizomba, and Argentine tango.
 
Check out all the November 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 NOVEMBER 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.
 
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. And our waltz dances were featured in the March/April issue of Bethesda Magazine (page 32).

THURSDAY
November 1
FRIDAY
November 2
SATURDAY
November 3
SUNDAY
November 4
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Donna Hebert & Max Cohen and caller Susan Taylor
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
Alex Rodriguez & Kizomba Without Borders
8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
Alex Rodriguez & Kizomba Without Borders
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, Spanish Ballroom
 
Halley Shoenberg's Revival Jazz Band
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$15 advance or at-the-door $20; $15 Partnership members & Students
 
Alex Rodriguez & Kizomba Without Borders
9:00 pm - 4:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
Alex Rodriguez & Kizomba Without Borders
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, Spanish Ballroom
 
Trio Con Brio
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
 
Hammer and String and caller Kim Forry
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
November 8
FRIDAY
November 9
SATURDAY
November 10
SUNDAY
November 11
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Gwyn Williams
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Annual Veteran's Day WWII Canteen Swing Dance with Eric Felten's Jump 7
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 students with ID
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$12
 
Waxwing and caller Penelope Pineapple
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, $10/milonga only
 
Hot Coffee Breakdown and caller Kappy Laning
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
November 15
FRIDAY
November 16
SATURDAY
November 17
SUNDAY
November 18
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Ken & Brad Kolodner and caller Gaye Fifer
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
Girls From Mars
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17
Fyre
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
 
Playing With Fyre and caller Emily Rush
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
November 22
FRIDAY
November 23
SATURDAY
November 24
SUNDAY
November 25
(No Dances Tonight)
The Hipsters and caller Diane Silver
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ BHam and caller TBD
11:35 pm - 1:30 am
Ballroom Back Room
$7 Techno "only"; $5 for tonight's contra dance attendees
Instructors Jean Veloz & Rusty Frank
1:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Ballroom Back Room
Visit American Swing for advance registration prices & more information
 
Tom Cunningham Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 students
The Ripples and caller Alex Deis-Lauby
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
 
The Ripples and caller Alex Deis-Lauby
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
November 29
FRIDAY
November 30
SATURDAY
December 1
SUNDAY
December 2
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Frog Hammer and caller Tom Hinds
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$20
TBA
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 students
Waltz Sisters
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
 
Polka Pants Trio and caller Susan Taylor
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

Photo: Dancing in the Spanish Ballroom by Frank D. Warner
*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.

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

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.