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 Free-to-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
2015
July
29 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
30 ThursdayFSGW Contra Sonic Summer Sonic - ContraForce with Emily Rush calling
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
August
01 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Sargon DeJesus with Contra Rebels
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt, MD)
02 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith calls with The Time Flies
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Joseph Pimentel
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
07 FridayFSGW Open Sings August FSGW Open Sing
8:30 PM at Al Kehs and Lynne Blei (Potomac, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings GOSPEL SING
4:00 PM at Hunter Jones's (Gaithersburg, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Dave Eisenstadter with Cardinal Direction
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
12 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
16 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra April Blum with The Ivory Boys
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
19 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Rich Galloway
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
23 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
23 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Gaye Fifer with Triple Helix
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
26 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
30 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon with Waverley Station
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
September
06 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Carol Ormand and The Latter Day Lizards
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
13 SundayFSGW Family Dance Eric Maring and Friends.
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
13 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Luke Donforth and The Free Raisins
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
20 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra CONTRASTOCK V
1:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
27 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Jean Gorrindo and The Crabapples
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)

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2015-2016 FSGW 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