The Folk Dance Scene for September 2019

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September 6 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers sponsors a Balkan Folk Dance party with music by Zabava! International at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Please use the parking lot behind the Church off Ivy Avenue instead of parking on the street. Admission is $12.00 and students are half Price and Children are Free. For more information contact Owen Saxton.

September 6 (Friday): True Life Trio perform at the Monkey House, 1638 University Avenue, Berkeley at 7:30 P.M. Admission is $15.00 to $20.00 on a sliding scale. BYOB.

September 6 (Friday): Richard Powers will teach Moochie and he will DJ waltz and polka dancing at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto with the classes starting at 7:15 P.M. and the dancing is from 9:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $10.00 for the dance only and $10.00 for students. NOTE CHANGE IN PRICES AND TIME. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

September 6 & 7 (Friday & Saturday): Armenian Festival at St. Andrew's Armenian Church in Cupertino. For more information click here.

September 7 (Saturday): The Moveable Feet invites you to its annual Summer Camps in Review on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto with a dance workshop, MC'ed by Loui Tucker, from 2:00 o 5:30 P.M., a potluck dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 P.M. and dance reviews from 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. For more information contact Lucy Chang or Loui Tucker.

September 8 (Sunday): Orchestra Euphonos with special guests Viorica Onut and Marian Milita perform Romanian/Balkan music for listening and dancing at The Revolution Cafe, 3248 - 22nd Street , San Francisco from 8:30 to 11:30 P.M. Admission is free; please tip the musicians.

September 13 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers sponsors a Balkan Folk Dance workshop by John Burke and Eileen Menteer at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Please use the parking lot behind the Church off Ivy Avenue instead of parking on the street. Admission is $12.00 and students are half Price and Children are Free. For more information contact Owen Saxton.

September 13 (Friday): Sharon and Jordan will teach Introductory Rotary Waltz and Congress of Vienna Waltz and Lucas Garron will DJ waltz and polka dancing at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto with the classes starting at 7:15 P.M. and the dancing is from 9:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $10.00 for the dance only and $10.00 for students. NOTE CHANGE IN PRICES AND TIME. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

September 13 - 15 (Friday - Sunday): St. Gregory Armenian Church Festival, 625 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco. For more infomation call (415) 751-9140.

September 14 (Saturday): International dance performances at Sunnyvale State of the City, Murphy Street, Downtown Sunnyvale from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

September 14 (Saturday): Cafe Shalom meets for Israeli dancing at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 1399 - 43rd Avenue, at Judah, San Francisco from 7:30 to 11:30 P.M.Admission is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.For more information contact rofromsf@gmail.com.

September 15 (Sunday): AN AFTERNOON OF Pre -1985 “NOSTALGIA” ISRAELI FOLK DANCES, at Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue @ Gilman St., Berkeley from 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00 and those 18 and under are free. Potluck food and drinks. For more information contact your dance leader Allen King.

September 18 (Wednesday): Cafe Simcha 30th Anniversary Celebration featuring the top dances over the past three decades with three DJ's and delicious desserts and snacks at 52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington from 8:00 to 11:30 P.M. Admission is free.

September 20 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers sponsors a Balkan Folk Dance workshop by John Burke and Eileen Menteer at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Please use the parking lot behind the Church off Ivy Avenue instead of parking on the street. Admission is $12.00 and students are half Price and Children are Free. For more information contact Owen Saxton.

September 20 - 22 (Friday - Sunday): San Francisco Greek festival, with live music by Helios Greek Band, at Annunciation Catherdral, 245 Valencia Street, San Francisco starting at Noon. Admission is $5.00. Check website for free admission ticket. For more information call (415) 864-8000.

September 20 (Friday): Karn will teach Introductory Argentine Tango and Timmie will DJ waltz and polka dancing at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto with the classes starting at 7:15 P.M. and the dancing is from 9:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $10.00 for the dance only and $10.00 for students. NOTE CHANGE IN PRICES AND TIME. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

September 21 (Saturday): Peninsula Folk Dance Council dance party at St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park from 7:15 to 10:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00. Bring snacks to share. For more information, and to send in your requests, contact Adony Beniares".

September 21 (Saturday): Balkan Nights USA presents Kafana Night at St. John the Baptist Social Hall, San Francisco from 8:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. Admission is $10.00 in advance (Eventbrite) or $15.00 at the door. Food and drinks will be available.

September 21 & 22 (Saturday & Sunday) Rofest 2019, a Romanian Festival at 26050 Kay Avenue, Hayward from Noon to 9:00 P.M. on Saurday and from Noon to 7:00 P.M. on Sunday.

September 27 (Friday): Richard Powers and Rocky Aikens will teach Romany Polka and he will DJ waltz and polka dancing at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto with the classes starting at 7:15 P.M. and the dancing is from 9:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $10.00 for the dance only and $10.00 for students. NOTE CHANGE IN PRICES AND TIME. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

September 27 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers sponsors a Bulgarian Folk Dance workshop by Iliana Bozhanova and Todor Yankov at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Please use the parking lot behind the Church off Ivy Avenue instead of parking on the street. Admission is $12.00 and students are half Price and Children are Free. For more information contact Owen Saxton.

September 27 (Friday): Janam Band to play at Timbre Folk & Baroque, 801 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, at 7:30 P.M. Admission is $20.00 at the door. For more information and reservations call 510-545-9901 or send email to mark@timbrefolk.com.

September 27 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers sponsors a Bulgarian Folk Dance workshop by Iliana Bozhanova, accompanied by master accordionist, Todor Yankov, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Please use the parking lot behind the Church off Ivy Avenue instead of parking on the street. Admission is $15.00 and students are half Price and Children are Free. For more information contact Owen Saxton.

September 28 (Saturday): Silk Road dance concert at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, 19624 Homestead Road, near Wolfe, Cupertino from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. The Silk Road Bazaar will also be open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is $30.00. For more information contact Kevin Greek.

September 28 (Saturday): Movable Feet host a French dance workshop and party with Marilyn Smith; All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto; 1:15 - 5:30 P.M. For more information contact Lucy Chang or Loui Tucker.

September 28 (Saturday): First Bay Area Breton Fest-Noz with live music by the Fest Noz Players of the Wild West, at the Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington from 5:00 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $10.00.

September 28 (Saturday): Danubius will be performing at the Hungarian Festival at Civic Park, 1301 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Note: Danubius will be playing from 11:00 to 11:40 A.M. For more information visit www.hungarianschool.org.

September 28 (Saturday): Da! Mozhem to play at the Quaker Harvest Festival from 1:30 to 2:30 P.M.

September 28 (Saturday): Bulgarian Dance Workshop and evening live music party with music by Zabava International at Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange with the workshop from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. a potluck from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. and the party from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $30.00 on a sliding scale, and the party is $15.00 plus tips for the band on a sliding scale. For more information contact Judy Donaldson.

September 30 (Monday): NOTE DATE CHANGE - Greek Glendi with music by HoHLax Trio, hosted by GreekFeet, at Joe Goode Annex, Project Artaud, 401 Alabama Street, at 17th Street, San Francisco with a potluck at 7:00 P.M. and dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 P.M. Admission is $15.00. For more information contact Mary Ann Karonis.

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