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
2017
March
22 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
24 FridayFSGW Special Events Queens of Everything
8:00 PM at Archie's Barbershop (Riverdale Park,MD)
26 SundayFSGW Shape Note Singing
4:00 PM at First Christian Church of Alexandria (Alexandria,VA)
26 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Tom and Myra with Tracy, Bell and Vallimont
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
29 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Anna Rain
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
29 WednesdayFSGW Board April 2017 Board Meeting (a little early)
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Room 201 (Glen Echo,MD)
31 FridayFSGW Special Events Jennifer Cutting’s OCEAN CD Release
8:00 PM at AMP by Strathmore (North Bethesda,MD)
April
01 SaturdayPotomac River Shape-Note Singing Convention
10:00 AM at Great Falls Grange (Great Falls,VA)
01 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Bob Zentz & Jeanne McDougall
6:00 PM at Philip Sternberg's (Alexandria,VA)
01 SaturdayFSGW Co-Sponsored Dances Greenbelt Contra Dance
7:00 PM at Greenbelt Community Center gym (Greenbelt,MD)
01 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Pete's Posse
8:00 PM at Betsy Platt's (Potomac,MD)
02 SundayPotomac River Shape-Note Singing Convention
10:00 AM at Great Falls Grange (Great Falls,VA)
02 SundayFSGW Special Events Bob Zentz & Jeanne McDougall
11:00 AM at Carroll House (Takoma Park,MD)
02 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Adina Gordon and Pete's Posse
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Lesson for beginners, before the dance
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
05 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Melissa Running
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
08 SaturdayFSGW Special Events The BLTs w/ After the Flood
7:30 PM at Seekers Church (Washington,DC)
08 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part LII
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
08 SaturdayFSGW Open Sings April Open Sing (SATURDAY!)
8:30 PM at Michele Callaghan's (Edgewater,MD)
09 SundayFSGW Family Dance Susan Taylor with Maelstrom
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)

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FSGW 2016-17 Board

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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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