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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Past issues are available in the Newsletter Archive.
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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
September
12 to October 02
Monday to Sunday
FSGW Co-Sponsored Festivals Sign up: Youth Trad Song Weekend 2017 (Jan 6-8)
10:00 AM at To Be Announced (, )
October
01 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances October Greenbelt Contra
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt, MD)
02 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra CONTRASTOCK VI
1:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Andrea Nettleton
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Board October 2016 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo, MD)
07 FridayFSGW Open Sings October Open Sing
8:30 PM at Anne McCabe's (Fulton, MD)
08 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLVI
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
09 SundayFSGW Special Events Fiddle Workshop with Katie McNally
12:00 PM at Takoma Park Firehouse (Takoma Park, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Family Dance Liz Donaldson and Friends!
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
09 SundayFSGW Monthly Programs Katie McNally Trio & Capital Accord
4:00 PM at Washington Ethical Society (Washington, DC)
09 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings October Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at To Be Announced (, )
09 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon with New Hipsters
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
12 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
13 ThursdayFSGW Special Events Dick Weissman
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
15 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Tal Naccarato
4:00 PM at Singer's Glen House Concerts (Silver Spring, MD)
16 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Laura Brown calls with Rachel Eddy and the Rock Fa
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
18 TuesdayFSGW Special Events John Doyle & Colin Farrell
8:00 PM at Takoma Park Community Center (Takoma Park, MD)
19 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle October Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)
19 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)

Active Committees
Staff
FSGW 2016-17 Board

Current Articles

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