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
May
01 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Bill Wellington with Cabaret Sauvignon
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
04 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
04 WednesdayFSGW Board May 2016 Board Meeting
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 301 (Glen Echo, MD)
06 FridayFSGW Special Events Bob Zentz
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria, VA)
06 FridayFSGW Open Sings May Open Sing 8PM
8:00 PM at Heather Pierce's (Montgomery Village, MD)
07 SaturdayFSGW Doo-Wop Sings
5:30 PM at Doo Wop Sings in Bethesda (Bethesda, MD)
07 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Susan Taylor with Transatlantic Crossing
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt, MD)
07 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLIII
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
08 SundayFSGW Family Dance Will Mentor and the Stringrays
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
08 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Will Mentor and Stringrays
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
11 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
12 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Jeremy Child with Karen Axelrod, Rachel Bell and E
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , MD)
12 ThursdayFSGW Special Events Zoe Mulford
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
14 SaturdayFSGW Washington Spring Ball 30th Annual Washington Spring Ball
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , MD)
15 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Challenge Contra! Janine Smith and Petes Posse
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
15 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Janine Smith with Petes Posse
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
18 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle Schweinhaut Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)
18 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Bob Farrall
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
21 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Ed Trickett
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
22 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)

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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