Sunday Waltz with HONEYSUCKLE ROSE, July 8

Frost warning Sunday! (Haha. But the temperature WILL be cooler.) Toast the less oppressive weather with a honey of a trio: HONEYSUCKLE ROSE, with Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Paul Oorts (button accordion, mandolin, banjo, guitar) and Liz Donaldson (piano). Admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID) includes beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, music and dancing from 3:30-6. Cash or check only. No partner required and ALL are welcome. Please wear shoes that will be kind to the historic ballroom floor. Thank you!

Sunday Waltz – June 24

Salute the summer solstice with a stellar threesome: WALTZING STARS TRIO with Liz Donaldson (piano), Alexander Mitchell (violin) and Marty Taylor (winds, concertina). There’s a beginner waltz lesson at 2:45; music from 3:30-6:00. Admission is $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID). Cash or check accepted. No partner required. ALL are welcome!

Sunday Waltz with Gyrations – June 10

Fiddle, flute and piano–an unbeatable combination for waltzing on a Sunday afternoon. Glide across the ballroom floor with GYRATIONS: David Knight (fiddle), Carrie Rose (flute) and Liz Donaldson (piano). Admission $13 ($5 with valid student ID) includes beginner waltz lesson at 2:45. Cash or check accepted. No partner required. ALL welcome!

And don’t forget the workshops earlier that day!

Sunday Waltz with ADDISON BLEUFONTE, May 27

Before you overindulge on Memorial Day, work off some calories with ADDISON BLEUFONTE: Andrea Hoag (fiddle), David Julian Gray (clarinet), David Lopez (drums) and Marc Glickman (piano). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, included with admission, $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), cash or check. Music and dancing from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. ALL are welcome.

WALTZ WORKSHOPS, JUNE 10

Waltz Time is offering two waltz workshops on Sunday, June 10, with Peggy Leiby and Ret Turner, who teach and sponsor waltzes in Philadelphia. From noon-1:30, learn steps and sequences for those in the intermediate/advanced range. See examples in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs-FtkPhB_U

From 2:00-3:30, beginners who have taken the introductory lessons and feel comfortable with basic steps and turns can go “beyond the basics.”

Cost for each workshop is $20. Those who attend either are eligible for a $5 discount on admission to the waltz that afternoon.

Sunday Waltz with Blue Bamboo, May 13

It’s take your mother to the waltz day! You and she and everyone else will have a memorable time dancing to BLUE BAMBOO: Barbara Heitz (flute), Elke Baker (fiddle), John Devine (guitar), Marc Glickman (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, dancing from 3:30-6:00, all for $13 admission per person ($5 with valid student ID), cash or check. No partner (or motherhood) required. All are welcome!

After the ball …

To those who were at the Strauss Ball last night — your attendance translates to a donation to the Glen Echo Park Partnership to keep the dance (and other) programs going strong. Thank you!