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English Country Dance Practice: Spring & Summer 2016
May 22, 2016 @ 12:30 pm-2:45 pm
Join English Country Dance at Dumbarton House. All are welcome – no experience necessary, just the desire to have fun – join us and…Come Dancing!
English Country Dance is a social, folk dance form, which has earliest documented instances in the late 16th century. English Country Dance (ECD) was popular well into the Baroque and Regency eras.
We gather to practice this dance form two Sundays a month from 12:30-2:45pm in the Bellevue ballroom of Dumbarton House. We are a small group who is looking to add to our numbers and we are great for beginners!
April: 10th & 24th Regular Practice
May: 8th & 24th Regular Practice
June: 12th & 26th Regular Practice
4th & 5th: Perfomances for DKMC Walk Weeknd from 2-4pm! Stop in and see a performance by the ECD performers and take a spin around the ball room as you learn a dance.
July: 10th & 24th Regular Practice
August: 14th Regular Practice
28th: Attend an ECD practice for free today as we celebrate Dolley Day, an annual celebration of Dolley Madison who on August 24th, 1814 fled from the White House during the burning of Washington with the assistance of Dumbarton House resident, Charles Carroll. 11-3pm. ECD will also put on performances at 12:30pm and 2:30pm in the Bellevue Room.