The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Furthering the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

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The Folklore Society of Greater Washington sponsors more than 200 events a year. Coming Events, below, lists scheduled activities and is updated daily. You can find more information on a particular event by clicking on the "Details" button on the right.

The nine annual members programs are linked from Monthly Programs under Concerts on the list. Member discounts apply to most FSGW events. We invite you to visit the Join Us!, page if you are not yet an FSGW member. Your satisfaction from supporting this wonderful organization is just one of the many benefits of membership. Come join the fun!


Coming Events
2017
September
22 FridayFSGW Special Events Andrew McKay & Carole Etherton
8:00 PM at Janie Meneely's house (Carroll House) (Takoma Park, MD)
23 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part LIV
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
24 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra CONTRASTOCK 7
1:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
24 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
24 SundayFSGW Special Events Julie Henigan
7:00 PM at Helbrecht/Johnston's (Alexandria, VA)
26 TuesdayFSGW Special Events Stary Olsa
8:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville, MD)
27 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: Laura Schultz and Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
30 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Double Bill: Simple Gifts and Cold Chocolate
7:00 PM at Potter Violins (Takoma Park, MD)
October
01 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Yoyo Zhou calls with Lydia Martin, Robbie Caruthe
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
04 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
04 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
06 FridayFSGW Monthly Programs Archie Fisher w/ Two Sisters
7:30 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
07 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Greenbelt Contra Dance
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt, MD)
07 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Claude Martin Memorial Concert & CD Release
7:30 PM at BlackRock Center for the Arts (Germantown, MD)
08 SundayFSGW Family Dance Janine Smith calls
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
08 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings October Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Kathie Mack's (Takoma Park, MD)
08 SundayFSGW Special Events Night Tree
7:00 PM at Molly Hickman's (Takoma Park, MD)
08 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Alexandra Deis Lauby with Tim Ball, Paul Oorts, an
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
11 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
12 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Dance with Sligo Creek Stompers
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , MD)

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For More Information Please Contact
FSGW President, April Blum
8300 Osage Terrace
Adelphi,MD 20783
Home 301-422-0292

FSGW is an all volunteer, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

The main purpose of the Society is to further the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

Your participation and tax deductible contributions are most welcome.
Please contact any Board member to get involved. Contributions can be mailed to:

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
PO Box 323
Cabin John, MD 20818