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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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
2016
July
27 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
28 ThursdayFSGW Contra Sonic Charlotte Crittenden with Contraforce
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
29 FridayFSGW Special Events Nanne Kalma and Ankie van der Meer
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria, VA)
30 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Nanne Kalma and Ankie van der Meer
7:30 PM at Janie Meneely's (Takoma Park, MD)
31 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Charlotte Crittendon with Contraforce
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
August
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Bob Farrall
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
05 FridayFSGW Open Sings August Open Sing
8:30 PM at MaryAnn Daly's (Bethesda, MD)
07 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra April Blum with Zekes Fancy
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
10 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
14 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Maia McCormick calls with Ricochet
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
17 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle August Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
19 FridayFSGW Special Events Rowyn Peel
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria, VA)
20 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Vocal Harmony Workshop with Windborne
10:30 AM at Takoma Park Firehouse (Takoma Park, MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Doo-Wop Sings Doo Wop Sing
5:30 PM at Al Kehs and Lynne Blei (Potomac, MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Windborne
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Frannie Marr calls with The Stuff
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
24 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith with Organic Family Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, 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