Acton Drum and Dance Fire Circle

Celebrate an evening with drumming and dancing around a fire by the pond under the moon! Running continously for almost two decades, Acton Drum and Dance is about listening to each other, co-creating music and dancing our spirit. We welcome drummers, dancers, and rhythm/flow artists of all kinds.

We'll dance and play to a mix of traditional African rhythms and organized rhythm jams. You're welcome to bring your own hand drums and percussion, or simply come to dance and enjoy. While many of us have studied drumming for years, others are new to the drum. We all can learn from each other as we create magical, danceable rhythms.

The event is free and open to all ages and experience levels. Bring music from your heart and a sharing spirit. Please bring water to drink. No alcohol! Bug repellent may be helpful at dusk. If you like to play while sitting, consider bringing a lightweight chair.

We strongly encourage everyone to get the Covid-19 vaccine. And we will follow local and state Covid guidelines in effect at the time.

This is a rain or shine event. Shelter is available in case of inclement weather. If you come early, NARA has a pond, playground, BBQ grills and plenty of open areas.

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Volunteers welcome (setup, cleanup, publicity). Write to jimdrum at gmail to volunteer.

Getting There

Acton is about 15 miles west of Boston. We'll be at the far corner of the soccer fields above the pond, near the parking off Quarry Road.
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Photo Credit: Mike Morin