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
June
26 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
26 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Perry Shafran calls with The Boneshakers
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
29 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Liz Donaldson
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
July
01 FridayFSGW Open Sings July Open Sing
8:00 PM at Nancy King's (Kensington,MD)
03 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Bill Wellington and Wheelhouse
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
06 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
10 SundayFSGW Family Dance Quena Crain and the Long Pond Rounders
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
10 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Gaye Fifer with Anadama
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
13 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
17 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Steve Gester calls with The Ripples
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
20 WednesdaySchweinhaut Song Circle July Song Circle
1:00 PM at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center (Silver Spring,MD)
20 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
24 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
24 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Andrea Nettleton calls
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
27 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
29 FridayFSGW Special Events Nanne Kalma and Ankie van der Meer
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria,VA)
30 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Nanne Kalma and Ankie van der Meer
7:30 PM at Janie Meneely's (Takoma Park,MD)
31 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Charlotte Crittendon with Contraforce
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
August
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Bob Farrall
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
07 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra April Blum with Zekes Fancy
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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