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
2018
January
16 TuesdaySong Circles Circle of Life Song Circle
1:00 PM at Bender Jewish Comm. Ctr. of Greater Washington (Rockville, MD)
17 WednesdaySong Circles Schweinhaut Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: Kappy Laning & Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
19 FridayFSGW Special Events Windborne CD release concert
4:00 PM at Allyworld (Takoma Park, MD)
19 FridayFSGW Special Events Windborne
8:00 PM at Molly Hickman's (Takoma Park, MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part LVII
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Susan Taylor with The Bouncers
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
24 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
27 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Tenores de AterĂșe
8:00 PM at Molly Hickman's (Takoma Park, MD)
28 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
5:00 PM at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church (Washington, DC)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon with Rhys Jones and friends
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
31 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
February
03 SaturdayFSGW Mini Fest 2018 Midwinter Festival (MiniFest)
11:55 AM at Takoma Park Middle School (Takoma Park, MD)
04 SundayFSGW Special Events Bill Destler and Sarah Murdoch
12:00 PM at Janie Meneely's house (Carroll House) (Takoma Park, MD)
04 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Greg Frock with Terpsichore
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
06 TuesdaySong Circles Circle of Life Song Circle
1:00 PM at Bender Jewish Comm. Ctr. of Greater Washington (Rockville, 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)
11 SundayFSGW Family Dance Penelope Pineapple calls
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
11 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Caroline Barnes with Sugar Beat
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (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