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
2017
May
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra George and Tim and Swallowtail
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
30 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Callers Practicum - Family and Wedding Registratio
6:30 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville, MD)
30 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Free Dance! Family and Wedding Dances
8:00 PM at (Location TBA)
31 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
June
02 FridayFSGW Special Events John Roberts w/ Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante
7:30 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
03 to 04
Saturday to Sunday
FSGW Washington Folk Festival 37th Washington Folk Festival
12:00 PM at Glen Echo Park (Glen Echo, MD)
04 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Diane Silver and Wild Rumpus
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
06 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Callers Practicum - Squares Registration Required
6:30 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville, MD)
06 TuesdayFSGW Special Events John Roberts Ballad Singing Workshop
8:00 PM at Carroll House (Takoma Park, MD)
06 TuesdayFSGW Special Dances Free Square Dance
8:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville, MD)
07 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
07 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
07 WednesdayFSGW Board June 2017 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo, MD)
07 WednesdayFSGW Board June 2017 Joint Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo, MD)
08 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Dance - Triple Helix
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , MD)
09 to 11
Friday to Sunday
FSGW Square Dance Dare To Be Square - DMV - Weekend
4:00 PM at Prince William Forest Park, Cabin Camp 4 (Dumfries, VA)
09 FridayFSGW Open Sings June Open Sing
7:30 PM at Kathie Mack's (Takoma Park, MD)
11 SundayFSGW Family Dance David Kaynor and Polka Pants
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
11 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra David Kaynor and Polka Pants
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, 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