Local and regional dance information compiled by the Recreational Folkdancers of Columbus, Ohio
July 29, 2017 2017 Serbian Festival in Columbus
Saturday Ethnic food, LIRA Orkestra and kolo dancing at St. Stevan of Dechani Church
12:00 noon - 10:00 pm More information here
     
July 29, 2017 Impromptu Folk Dancing for National Dance Day
Saturday Battelle Riverfront Park, on Marconi Blvd. near the Broad St. bridge in downtown Columbus
7:00 pm Meet near the CFD (Cols Fire Dept) memorial; more info here
     
August 10, 2017 Contra Dance in Athens, OH
Thursday Held at ARTS/West, 132 W. State St. 
7:00 - 9:00 pm More information and directions on the Athens contra dance website
     
September 1, 2017 Dinner with concert by Tamburitza Band Šarmeri & Vocal Soloist from Croatia
Friday St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 1600 Hague Ave, Columbus
6:00 pm Fundraiser for Columbus-based Selo Croatian Ensemble.  More information to come
     
September 1-4, 2017 45th Annual Columbus Greek Festival
Friday, Saturday, Dance, music, food, art and more at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Sunday, Monday Greek Festival website
     
September 9, 2017 Mixed Bag Coming-of-Age Party at Clinton Heights Lutheran Church
Saturday Michigan-based trio Veselba helps Mixed Bag celebrate 21 years of making folk dance music
7:00 - 11:00 pm More information to come
     
Sept. 15-17, 2017 Enon Valley (PA) Fall Folk Dance Camp with Roberto Bagnoli & Marcie van Cleave
Friday, Saturday Just inside Pennsylvania near Youngstown, OH; international, Czech & Slovak dances
& Sunday Sponsored by Pittsburgh international folk dancers; click here for the flier
     
September 23, 2017 Bulgarian Dance Party with Kabile
Saturday St. John's Township Hall in Worthington, OH (regular Balkan Night location)
time TBA More information to come
     
September 30, 2017 Dayton Fall Kolo Party 
Saturday Dance party with live music by Sviraj (Steelton/Pittsburgh) at the Czech Club in Dayton
7:00 pm - midnight More information TBA on the South Slavic Club website
     
October 7, 2017 Lado Croatian National Folk Dance Ensemble in Cleveland
Saturday "38 dancers & singers, 14 musicians and over 1000 costumes," at the Ohio Theatre on PlayhouseSquare
8:00 pm Ticket information here
     
October 14-15, 2017 Greek Folk Dance Workshop with Joe Graziosi
Saturday & Sunday Solomon Pavilion; sponsored by the Miami Valley Folk Dancers
Dayton, OH More information to come on the MVFD website
     
November 3-5, 2017 English Country Dance Weekend in Cincinnati
Friday, Saturday Joseph Pimentel calling to music by Goldcrest
& Sunday Information and event flier here
     
December 1-3, 2017 Big Scioty Winter WarmUp 2017
Friday, Saturday Annual contra dance weekend in Worthington, OH
& Sunday See the Big Scioty website for info
     
Dec. 2, 2017 South Slavic Club Christmas Party, tentatively with Orkestar Zabava
Saturday At the Czech Club in Dayton
Dayton Details to come on the South Slavic Club website