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
October
20 FridayFSGW Special Events Mike Agranoff
7:30 PM at Lyceum of Alexandria (Alexandria, VA)
22 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing NEW LOCATION
4:00 PM at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church (Washington, DC)
22 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Andrea Nettleton with Turnip the Beet
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
25 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Ann Fallon
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
28 SaturdayFSGW Doo-Wop Sings Doo-Wop Sing
5:30 PM at Al Kehs and Lynne Blei (Potomac, MD)
29 SundayFSGW Special Events Harry Bolick & Brian Slattery
3:00 PM at Mount Lubentia (The Wallace's) (Upper Marlboro, MD)
29 SundayFSGW Special Events Allan Henderson
7:00 PM at Kathie Mack's (Takoma Park, MD)
29 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Diane Silver With the Gnutones
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
31 TuesdayFSGW Contra Sonic Scary Sonic - Agent P - Beats and Tea
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo, MD)
November
01 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
01 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
03 FridayFSGW Open Sings November Open Sing
7:30 PM at Kathie Mack's (Takoma Park, MD)
04 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Brian Dolphin & Earth Person
8:00 PM at Janie Meneely's house (Carroll House) (Takoma Park, MD)
04 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part LV
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington, DC)
05 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Maia McCormick with Switching Protocols
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo, MD)
08 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo, MD)
09 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Dance w/ Cassie & Maggie MacDonald
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring , MD)
10 FridayFSGW Special Events Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons w/ David Evans
8:00 PM at Archie's Barbershop (Riverdale Park, MD)
11 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Cassie & Maggie MacDonald w/ Shannon Dunne
7:30 PM at Seekers Church (Washington, DC)
12 SundayFSGW Family Dance Susan Taylor with Dead Sea Squirrels
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (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