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Enjoy a variety of social dances at Glen Echo Park during the month of September, including swing, contra, blues, tango, waltz, and more! Of special note is the Partnership's Swing dance on September 1st, featuring the band The Joker's Wild and two FREE dance events on September 2nd: Waltz Time's dance with Devine Comedy, and the Family Dance with Hammer & String.
 
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).
 
Check out all the September 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 SEPTEMBER 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
August 30
FRIDAY
August 31
SATURDAY
September 1
SUNDAY
September 2
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Audrey & Clayton and caller Dugan Murphy
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10; $5 age 17 and under
The Joker's Wild
8:00 pm - midnight
Bumper Car Pavilion
$20; $15 students and GEPPAC Members
Devine Comedy
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
FREE!
 
Hammer and String and caller Penelope Pineapple
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
FREE!
 
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 Penelope Weinberger
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
September 6
FRIDAY
September 7
SATURDAY
September 8
SUNDAY
September 9
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Cloud Ten and caller Jean Gibson-Gorrindo
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10; $5 age 17 and under
Instructors: Andy Reid, Mia Goldsmith, Skye Humphries, Naomi Uyama
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom and Ballroom Back Room
$20 per workshop
Packages at: capitalcityswing.org
 
Naomi & Her Handsome Devils
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Spanish Ballroom, $20; $15 with valid student ID
Instructors: Andy Reid, Mia Goldsmith, Skye Humphries, Naomi Uyama
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom and Ballroom Back Room
$20 per workshop (packages at: capitalcityswing.org)
 
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$12
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Cloud Ten and caller Jean Gibson-Gorrindo
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

TUESDAY, September 11
Swing Dance with John Jorgenson Quintet, 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm, Spanish Ballroom, $20 advance tickets

THURSDAY
September 13
FRIDAY
September 14
SATURDAY
September 15
SUNDAY
September 16
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller Bill Wellington
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Tom Cunningham Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 students
Larry Unger & Friends
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, $10/milonga only
 
Larry Unger & Friends and caller Susan Taylor
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
September 20
FRIDAY
September 21
SATURDAY
September 22
SUNDAY
September 23
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Maivish and caller Susan Michaels
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
Instructors Glenn and Janice
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$30 per person; $40 for workshop and swing dance
Partner and signed waiver required
 
Hot Club of Baltimore
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 ages 11-17
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Bands: Elixir, Maivish, Wake Up Robin and callers Will Mentor, Nils Fredland, Susan Michaels
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$TBD

THURSDAY
September 27
FRIDAY
September 28
SATURDAY
September 29
SUNDAY
September 30
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Wild Asparagus and caller George Marshall
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
DJ Music
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$8; children under 13 free
 
Instructors Jakub Jakoubek and Emeline Rochefeuille, and Thayná Trovick and Léo Chaffe
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom- Ballroom Back Room
 
DJ Music with Instructors Daniel Pavlov & District Zouk
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
$20 before 9:30 pm; $10 after 9:30 pm
 
Band TBA
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 student with valid ID
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Wild Asparagus and caller George Marshall
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 Open-Air Bumper Car Pavilion 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.

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

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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.