The Puppet Co. presents "Tiny Tots @ 10," a program designed for our youngest theater patrons (ages 0-4). The shows are shorter, the lights stay on, the doors stay open, and everyone has a great time! All shows begin at 10 a.m. Running time is 30 minutes. Tickets $5 per person (including babes-in-arms). Pre-Purchases or No-Obligation Reservations are strongly recommended.
The Art Glass Center gallery's ongoing exhibitions feature the work of resident artists Diane Cabe, Christine Hekimian, Sue Hill, Michele Rubin, Bev and ZaydeSleph, and Janet Wittenberg. Sculpture, vessels, functional art, and jewelry are also for sale. Classes are taught year-round for both new and advanced students.
Photoworks is a unique resource for both student and professional photographers to develop their talents through classes, workshops, and exhibitions. The Photoworks gallery is open according to the hours listed above as well as during all scheduled classes and workshops.
The Washington Folk Festival is back for its 32nd year at Glen Echo Park. This free festival presents the public with the many folk music, dance and craft traditions that are part of the greater Washington area. The Festival supports over 450 performers on seven stages including: a participatory dance program in the Spanish Ballroom, a storytelling stage, and music for family audiences. Local artisans will demonstrate and exhibit their crafts.
Free satellite parking and shuttle buses are provided from the GEICO parking lot in Friendship Heights. (GEICO is located just two blocks west of Wisconsin Avenue on Western Avenue at 5260 Western Avenue, NW). The shuttle runs Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 8pm.
VOLUNTEER FOR THE FOLK FESTIVAL
We still need volunteers! And our volunteers get a few great benefits: a t-shirt, carousel ride and a gift card to the new Ballroom Cafe, operated by The Brown Bag. To volunteer, contact email@example.com.
Enjoy an evening of fabulous music and carousel rides with your friends and family. Tonight's concert will feature the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra Chamber Ensembles. Concerts will be held rain or shine. The Ballroom Cafe will be open or bring a picnic dinner.
Summer Concert Series 2012: Clarence "The Blues Man" Turner
Enjoy an evening of fabulous blues music and carousel rides with your friends and family. Tonight's concert features Clarence "The Blues Man" Turner & His Blues Band with Clarence Turner and Dave Satterwhite on bass, Sean Grave on drums, and Dave Rosenburg on harmonica. Concerts will be held rain or shine. The Ballroom Cafe will be open or bring a picnic dinner.
Capital Blues proudly presents weekly Thursday night blues dances. We rotate DJs and instructors each week to inspire and challenge you. A beginner workshop from 8:15 - 9:00 pm offers important partnering basics for new dancers. The class is included with admission; no partner necessary. Dancing runs from 9 pm to 11:30 pm to blues music from every corner of the genre. Note: the entrance to Ballroom Annex is on far left side of Spanish Ballroom.
The Friday Night Dancers present Contra dancing as well as some square dances and waltzes. Contra dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance to live music from 8:30 to 11:30 pm. Ann Fallon calls with the Bold Weevils. Beginners are always welcome.
Just like a carousel, music makes the world go 'round! Enjoy Saturday afternoons as as we merrily go 'round the families of musical instruments. The Washington Conservatory of Music at Glen Echo Park will present five different FREE one-hour concerts for kids and families on Saturdays at 2 p.m. on June 9, 17, 28, and 30. Each concert will be performed by faculty members of the Washington Conservatory and feature a different instrument.The concerts are suitable for children ages 4 through adults--for novice concert-goers and seasoned music-lovers alike. No tickets required. The concerts will take place in the Recital Room of the Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo Park, an acoustically superb, intimate 90-seat venue with both chair and floor-pillow seating.