The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

Furthering the understanding, investigation, appreciation, and performance of the traditional folk music and folklore of the American people.

FSGW Golden Anniversary
50 Years Ago ...
See how we've changed! The Archives of the Folklore Society of Greater Washington are now online. Read the Newsletter from Volume 1 Number 1, the Journal, and Washington Folk Festival programs from decades past.

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 Free-to-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
2014
November
30 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Tom Hinds calls with Cabaret Sauvignon
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
December
03 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Rich Galloway
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
05 FridayFSGW Open Sings December Open Sing
8:30 PM at Susan Crate's (Fairfax,VA)
07 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Nils Fredland with Perpetual e-Motion
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
10 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Callers: Joseph Pimentel and April Blum
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
11 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Contra Dance
Shannon Dunne calls

7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,Maryland )
14 SundayFSGW Gospel Sings GOSPEL SING
4:00 PM at Bill Thompson's (Washington,DC)
14 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Michael Hamilton calls with Honeysuckle Rose
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
17 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
20 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXXIII
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
21 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Valerie Helbert with Avant Gardeners
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
27 SaturdayFSGW Monthly Programs Winter Holiday Sampler
3:30 PM at Washington Ethical Society (Washington,DC)
28 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Anna Rain and Gigmeisters
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
31 to January 01,2015
Wednesday to Thursday
FSGW Gala New Years Eve English Dance 2014 Gala New Years Eve English Dance
6:30 PM at The Woman's Club of Bethesda (Bethesda,MD)
31 to January 01,2015
Wednesday to Thursday
FSGW New Year's Eve Ball New Year's Eve Contra Dance
8:00 PM at Woman's Club of Chevy Chase (Chevy Chase,MD)
2015
January
01 ThursdayFSGW Square Dance SPECIAL EVENT - The First Square Dance of the New Year!
2:00 PM at Ballroom Blum (Hyattsville,MD)
04 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra The Morrison Brothers Band
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
08 ThursdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Silver Spring Contra Dance
Gabe Popkin calls with Hickman, Glickman & Devine

7:00 PM at Silver Spring Civic Building - Great Hall (Silver Spring ,Maryland )
10 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XXXIV
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
11 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)

Active Committees
Staff
2014-2015 FSGW Board

Current Articles

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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