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Events generally in Northern California

Camp Nirkoda Ba’Kerem 2022

Wonder Valley Ranch and Resort 6450 Elwood Rd, Sanger, CA, United States

Israeli dance camp and wine tasting adventure With phenomenal teachers Michael Barzelai and Yaron Elfasy from Israel. Set in the lush landscape of a private ranch, Nirkoda Ba'Kerem is all about community. Come join your friends — some you've known for years, and some you've yet to meet — for a fun-filled weekend of nonstop […]

$335 – $1380

Al Lisin Remembrance and Dance

St. Bede's Church Hall 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA, United States

Circle your calendar for Saturday, October 29, from 3:30pm to 7:00pm. We will be holding an Al Lisin party at St. Bede's; a mixture of memories of Al and his and Pat's favorite dances. Come join Al's folk dance and non-folk dance friends as we remember one of our great friends. This event will be […]


Festivals of Light

Del Oro High School Theater 3301 Taylor Rd, Loomis, CA, United States

Last year I started a non-profit called International Dance Arts Collective. We have many cultures represented in this folk dance performance with both adults and children performing. Cristian Floresci and Sonia Dion came during the summer and choreographed our Romania suite. Please join us. It’s going to be a wonderful show. Alexandra Shadle Director, International […]


Fall Camp

Brandeis-Bardin Campus 1101 Peppertree Lane, Brandeis, CA, United States

Fall Camp promises to be another vibrant, fun-filled weekend. Once again, camp will be on the Brandeis-Bardin Campus near Simi Valley (40 miles northwest of downtown LA), with a delightful combination of creature comforts (such as motel-style rooms) and a beautiful rural setting. Fall Camp 2022 will feature master teachers Steve Kotansky and Roberto Bagnoli. […]


Live Music Dance Party with Da! Mozhem

Live Oak Recreation Center 1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman), Berkeley, CA, United States

Dance to your favorite international tunes with Da! Mozhem and Berkeley Folk Dancers! Be sure to bring tips for the band, Da! Mozhem at the San Francisco Free Folk FestivalDa! Mozhem Da! Mozhem plays and sings high-energy pan-Balkan music for the joy of dancing. D!M is a group of friends who have been playing together […]

Cafe Shalom Dance Party

Congregation Am Tikvah 625 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA, United States

Israeli folk dancers from all over the Bay Area dance the night away at Café Shalom’s Saturday party—a monthly tradition since the 1960s! We play a wonderful mix of oldies and the latest dances based on requests. Dancers of all ages are invited to join the fun on the second Saturday of every month. Saturday […]


Advanced Class Fun Night

Live Oak Recreation Center 1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman), Berkeley, CA, United States

All classes are welcome. More details coming...

Global Folk Dance Party

Online CA, United States
Online Event

This month the Global Folk Dance Party features the dances of Dennis Boxell, Dick Crum, and Anatol Joukowsky. Join our normal team, as well as Franklin Houston, Mady Newfield, and Sherry Cochran, as we feature dances from these master teachers. Also, as a special bonus, Yves Moreau is recording intros about each of these magnificent […]


Federation Board Meeting

Online CA, United States
Online Event

Join the Folk Dance Federation Board online as they meet for their November 2022 planning meeting. Various topics such as event planning, membership, publicity, insurance, and budget are discussed. Get to see Federation meetings behind the scenes! Sunday November 20, 3pm-4:30pm, online Meeting ID: 813 8859 5294 Passcode: 326444 Join Online

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