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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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
August
16 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle August Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring, MD)
16 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
17 ThursdayFSGW Doo-Wop Sings Doo Wop SIng
5:30 PM at Al Kehs and Lynne Blei (Potomac, MD)
18 FridayFSGW Special Events Karen Ashbrook & Paul Oorts
7:30 PM at Lyceum of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
20 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Perry Shafran with Back Step Cindy
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
23 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
27 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
27 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Emily Abel calls with a Graham DeZarn Joint
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
29 TuesdayFSGW Contra Sonic Emily Rainbowface Abel calls with Beats and Tea
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
30 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
September
01 FridayFSGW Special Events Iain Matthews & Jim Fogarty w/ Callithump
7:30 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
01 FridayFSGW Open Sings September Open Sing
8:30 PM at (Location TBA)
02 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Lynn Noel CD Release w/ Nora Rodes
8:00 PM at Washington Revels (Silver Spring, MD)
03 SundayFSGW Family Dance Auntie Em and I-97 FREE Family dance!
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
03 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon with Treble Makers
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo, MD)
04 MondayFSGW Special Events Vidar Skrede & Randy Gosa w/ M. Hickman & C. Ducey
6:30 PM at Allyworld (Takoma Park, MD)
06 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
06 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Tom Spilsbury
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
08 FridayFSGW Special Events Bua
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
09 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Bare Bones
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)

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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