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Susquehanna Folk Festival Dance Hall

icon: handson tag = Hands-on activities -- jump right in!
icon: family tag = Kid-friendly events

Friday

Beginners Contra Workshop with caller Kenny Brown: 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Friday

Beginners Contra Workshop
Fri 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dance Hall
Beginners Contra Workshop with caller Kenny Brown

Friday Contra Dance with caller Kenny Brown and music by Henry Koretzky, Todd Clewell and Alex Mitchell: 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm at the Dance Hall on Friday

Friday Contra Dance
Fri 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dance Hall
Friday Contra Dance with caller Kenny Brown and music by Henry Koretzky, Todd Clewell and Alex Mitchell

Saturday

Swing Dance Classes: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Saturday

Swing Dance Classes
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dance Hall
It’s fun to watch — but it’s even more fun to dance!   Learn some basic moves with us and you’ll be dancing in the aisles in no time.

Swing Dance with The Revisionists: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Saturday

Swing Dance
Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dance Hall
Swing Dance with The Revisionists
The spirit of the Savoy Ballroom comes to our Dance Hall with this premier Lindy Hop band from NYC.

BalFolk Dancing - led by Maria Cramer and Robin Banerji, with music by Millevaches: 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm at the Dance Hall on Saturday

BalFolk Dancing
Sat 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Dance Hall
BalFolk Dancing - led by Maria Cramer and Robin Banerji, with music by Millevaches
BalFolk dances are fun and accessible variations on much older dances, with lively music and driving rhythms. Come find out why BalFolk has taken Europe by storm.

Beginners Contra Workshop with The Faux Paws and caller Donna Hunt: 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Saturday

Beginners Contra Workshop
Sat 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dance Hall
Beginners Contra Workshop with The Faux Paws and caller Donna Hunt

Contra Dance with The Faux Paws: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Saturday

Contra Dance
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dance Hall
Contra Dance with The Faux Paws
Two brothers who grew up playing for contra dances met this bluegrass-loving jazz saxophonist...

BalFolk Dancing - led by Maria Cramer and Robin Banerji, with music by Millevaches: 9:20 pm to 10:45 pm at the Dance Hall on Saturday

BalFolk Dancing
Sat 9:20 pm - 10:45 pm
Dance Hall
BalFolk Dancing - led by Maria Cramer and Robin Banerji, with music by Millevaches
BalFolk dances are fun and accessible variations on much older dances, with lively music and driving rhythms. Come find out why BalFolk has taken Europe by storm.

Sunday

Beginners Contra Workshop with Coracree and caller Alexandra Deis-Lauby: 11:00 am to 11:30 am at the Dance Hall on Sunday

Beginners Contra Workshop
Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Dance Hall
Beginners Contra Workshop with Coracree and caller Alexandra Deis-Lauby

Advanced Contra Dance with Coracree and caller Alexandra Deis-Lauby: 11:45 am to 12:45 pm at the Dance Hall on Sunday

Advanced Contra Dance
Sun 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Dance Hall
Advanced Contra Dance with Coracree and caller Alexandra Deis-Lauby

International Dancing - introduction: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Sunday

International Dancing
Sun 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dance Hall
International Dancing - introduction
Join Zita Angelo of World Dance Lancaster for an hour of easy, fun dances from Eastern Europe.

Bringing It Home: International Dancing with Sviraj: 2:15 pm to 5:15 pm at the Dance Hall on Sunday

Bringing It Home: International Dancing with Sviraj
Sun 2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Dance Hall
This band is a longtime favorite in the Eastern European immigrant community of Steelton (south of Harrisburg, PA), where folks are passionate about dancing and music. We bet you can't sit still when Sviraj plays!

Contra Dance with Coracree and caller Alexandra Deis-Lauby: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Dance Hall on Sunday

Contra Dance
Sun 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dance Hall
Contra Dance with Coracree and caller Alexandra Deis-Lauby
A mix of Celtic, Old-Time, European and original tunes with an old and contemporary sound.

And more!

Our festival frog stands silhouetted against a gold sun
Watch for more festival performers and events to be announced.