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
July
23 SundayFSGW Special Events Judy Cook
4:00 PM at Carroll House (Takoma Park,MD)
23 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
23 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Greg Frock with Contra Rebels
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
26 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
29 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance Square Dance Under the Stars!
7:00 PM at Peirce Mill (Washington,DC)
30 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Rona Wiener with Contraforce
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
August
02 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
02 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
04 FridayFSGW Open Sings August Open Sing
8:30 PM at Al Kehs and Lynne Blei (Potomac,MD)
05 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Greenbelt Contra Dance
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt,MD)
06 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Sue Gola with Cabaret Sauvignon
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
09 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Andrea Nettleton
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
10 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Dance with Backstop Cindy
7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,MD)
12 SaturdayFSGW Special Events TriHearn
7:30 PM at Seekers Church (Washington,DC)
13 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings August Gospel Sing
4:00 PM at Debby Churchman's (Arlington,VA)
13 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
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)
18 FridayFSGW Special Events Karen Ashbrook & Paul Oorts
7:30 PM at To Be Announced (,)
20 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Perry Shafran with Back Step Cindy
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (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

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