Reminder: Waltzing in the Style of Fred and Ginger workshop tomorrow at 1:30, conducted by Ron Sadowski and Betsy Schmidt. Admission $10, payable at the door. The regularly scheduled waltz follows at 3:30, FYRE playing for your waltzing enjoyment.
On a cool Sunday, we’ve got FYRE: George Paul (piano), Rob Zisette (fiddle) and a mystery friend. Learn the identity of the unknown musician this Sunday and set fire to your feet! Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, music at 3:30. Admission $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), payable at the door by cash or check. ALL welcome.
And don’t forget the workshop, Waltzing in the Style of Fred and Ginger, at 1:30 in the Annex. Admission $10 at the door.
Preview of Dancing in the Style of Fred and Ginger, a workshop presented by dancers Ron Sadowski and Betsy Schmidt. Cost is $10 per person, payable at the door, and open to all, but recommended for experienced dancers. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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They’ve got vim, vigor and vivacity–they’re TRIO CON BRIO: Elke Baker (violin), Paul Oorts (mandolin) and Jonathan Jensen (piano, vocals). Show them some love! Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, music from 3:30-6:00, included in admission of $13 ($5 with valid student ID), cash or check. ALL are welcome.
Fred and Ginger wannabes, this is for you! Waltzers Ron Sadowski and Betsy Schmidt, whom some of you may know, will conduct a workshop in the climate-controlled Ballroom Annex, before the regularly scheduled afternoon waltz, on November 18 at 1:30. The 90-minute workshop will focus on waltz styling, in the manner of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, with an emphasis on technique. It is strongly recommended that attendees be experienced waltzers. Cost is $10, cash or check, payable at the door. After the workshop, put your skills to use at the waltz that afternoon.
Come dance to the lush sounds of RHAPSODY–Marty Taylor, Alex Mitchell, Dave Wiesler and Ralph Gordon. Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, music from 3:30-6:00, all included in admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), cash or check (sorry, no credit/debit cards). Expect cool temps, but you’ll warm up quickly once you start gliding across the floor. Wear layers.
A reminder that the memorial service for Candy Clifford (pictured) begins at 11:00 AM this Sunday. If you can, please bring a dish to share or a non-alcoholic beverage. Candy’s family and many friends will be happy to see you there. Note: Temperature in the Bumper Car Pavilion may be chilly. Dress accordingly.
They were supposed to play in the depths of winter, but the dance was canceled, so Joe Klausner, Adam Lee, Mary Corletta Flora and Donna Boylan, aka SOME ASSEMBLY, return in much better weather this weekend. As always, the beginner lesson starts at 2:45. Admission is $13 ($5 with valid student ID) per person, cash or check (sorry, no credit cards). Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and all are welcome!
We have three — count ’em, three! — waltzes this month. Taking the bandstand first is SUGAR BEAT: Susan Brandt (flute), Elke Baker (fiddle) and Marc Glickman (piano). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45 included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), check or cash (sorry, no plastic). Music from 3:30-6:00 p.m. ALL y’all are welcome!
We’ll just have to go with the Flo… (sorry). If you’re mobile, head to the ballroom for an afternoon with LARRY UNGER & FRIENDS: Larry Unger on fiddle, Elke Baker joining him on fiddle, Paul Oorts on button accordion, mandolin, banjo and guitar, and Ralph Gordon on bass. Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), cash or check. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and ALL are welcome.
Note: Check the Glen Echo site (https://glenechopark.org/) for weather updates.