The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

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

FSGW Publications January 2017 Newsletter Now Online
The January 2017 Newsletter is here, and the one-page Calendar is here.
Past issues are available in the Newsletter Archive.
FSGW Mini Fest 2017 Mini-Fest

The schedule and details for the 2017 FSGW Mid-Winter Festival are on the website. Click on the "Details" button.

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Welcome!

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
January
20 FridayFSGW Special Events No Third Friday at Emma's this month!
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria, VA)
22 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
22 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Andrea Nettleton and Maelstrom
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
25 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
27 FridayFSGW Special Events Maelstrom CD Release Concert
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
29 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Kappy Laning with Treble Makers
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
February
01 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
01 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Liz Donaldson
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
01 WednesdayFSGW Board February 2017 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo, MD)
03 FridayFSGW Open Sings February Open Sing
8:00 PM at Nancy King's (Kensington, MD)
04 SaturdayFSGW Mini Fest 2017 MidWinter Festival (MiniFest)
11:55 AM at Takoma Park Middle School (Takoma Park, MD)
04 SaturdayFSGW Mini Fest 2017 Midwinter Festival
11:55 AM at Takoma Park Middle School (Takoma Park, MD)
05 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Perry Shafran calls with Coracree
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
08 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Bob Farrall
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
11 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part L
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
12 SundayFSGW Family Dance Janine Smith with Bluestar
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
12 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings February Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Debby Churchman's (Arlington, VA)
12 SundayFSGW Special Events Dailey & Vincent
6:30 PM at The Hamilton (Washington, DC)
12 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith with Organic Family Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
15 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle February Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)

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FSGW 2016-17 Board

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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