Glen Echo update

Glen Echo Park has been directed by Montgomery County to close all public programs, classes, events, performances and activities through Friday, April 24. Due to the nature of social dance, it’s possible that dance events will be affected beyond that date. We’ll keep you updated. Please continue to follow CDC guidelines to safeguard yourselves and others.

Sunday Waltz with CONTRATOPIA, March 1

March into a new month. Better yet, dance into it, courtesy of CONTRATOPIA: Erik Sessions (fiddle), Patrice Pakiz (piano, oboe), Theodore Hodapp (melodeon, concertina), John Goodin (mandolin, guitar) and Pat O’Loughlin (English concertina, banjo, cajón). If you’d like, come at 2:45 for a beginner waltz lesson, included in admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID) payable at the door in cash or by check. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and ALL are welcome.

Sunday Waltz with Some Assembly, Feb. 16

Want SOME fun this Sunday? Assemble at Glen Echo’s Spanish Ballroom for a dance with SOME ASSEMBLY: Joe Klausner (fiddle and mandolin), Mary Corletta Flora (flute, penny whistles and sax), Donna Boylan (piano) and Adam Lee (guitar). If you wish, start the afternoon with a beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), payable at the door in cash or by check (apologies, no plastic accepted). Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and ALL are welcome.

Full 2020 schedule available at www.waltztimedances.org.

Free Valentine’s Day Waltz at Brookmont

Brookmont Church presents a waltz on Friday, February 14, at the Brookmont Church Social Hall, 4000 Virginia Place in Bethesda. Waltzting from 8-10 pm with the Waltzifiers (classic rock converted to waltz rhythm) and Djangolaya (gypsy jazz in waltz rhythm). The free dance is a casual affair. BYOB and snacks to share, if you can. If you have questions, contact janeacallen@gmail.com (not a Waltz Time event).

http://www.waltztimedances.org

Sunday Waltz with Trio Con Brio, Feb. 2, 3:30-6:00

Start the month with verve! Dance this Sunday to TRIO CON BRIO: Elke Baker (violin), Paul Oorts (mandolin) and Jonathan Jensen (piano, vocals). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45 is included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), payable at the door in cash or by check (sorry, credit cards not accepted). Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. ALL are welcome!

Full schedule and information available at www.waltztimedances.org.

Sunday Waltz with WALTZING STARS TRIO, 1/19/20

The stars come out in the afternoon in Glen Echo’s Spanish Ballroom–the WALTZING STARS TRIO, that is: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Marty Taylor (winds, concertina) and Liz Donaldson (piano) . If you’re a beginner, come early, 2:45, for a waltz lesson, then stay for the music and dance, 3:30-6:00, all included in admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID). Cash and checks accepted (sorry, no credit cards). No partner required and ALL are welcome.

Country Waltz Lessons at Nick’s, Tuesdays, January 7-28

Country Waltz lessons at Nick’s Nightclub in Alexandria are featured on Tuesday nights this month: January 7, 14, 21, 28. Each lesson runs from 7:45 to 8:45 in the back room; cost is $5.  Both Beginner and Intermediate levels will be taught by Linda Bloyer. No partner necessary. Lesson is followed by DJ dancing. Nick’s is located at 642 S. Pickett St., Alexandria, VA 22304. Large parking lot out front. Contact Dennis at dwtolly@gmail.com if you have any questions.