FAC In-person Events

The Folk Arts Center of New England sponsors many in-person events throughout the year. Here is a list of our annual events and dance and music series. Some events also have an online component. View our homepage for a list of events coming up soon.

Dance and Music Series

Monthly Dance Party

International dance program with live music, Monthly event, often hybrid. (Belmont, MA)

Thursday Night Folk Dancing

Experienced level international folk dance teaching and request dancing, year-round. (Arlington, MA)

Friday Night Folk Dancing

Marcie Van Cleave and guest teachers provide a international folk dance program for new and experienced dancers. (Arlington Heights, MA)

Mostly Waltz for Boston

The Sunday afternoon dance series and waltz weekends, September to June. (Concord, MA)

Outdoor Summer Dances

Folk Dancing, Tuesdays in July and August. (Boston, MA)

Annual Events

Balkan Music Night

Annual feast of Balkan music and dance. Returning in 2024!

Benefit Gala

The Gala brings together supporters from within and outside our community for an elegant evening of entertainment, food and drink, dancing, and a silent auction.

New Year's Eve Dance Party

FAC rings in the New Year with an evening of international folk dancing to live music, plus festive decorations, plentiful refreshments, and a midnight toast.