The Folklore Society of Greater Washington

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

Membership: Join Us!

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington is dedicated to preserving and promoting traditional folk arts in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Membership is open to all who support these goals upon payment of annual dues.

Membership includes:

  • Monthly newsletter -- full of FSGW and other DC area folk events
    delivered to your door eleven times a year.
  • Free admission to the Member Programs held from September to May plus two contra dances,
  • Reduced admission to weekly contra dances and English country dances,
  • Reduced admissions to all FSGW special concerts,
  • Reduced and priority admission at FSGW weekend festivals and dance camps,
  • Reduced admission to many events sponsored by nearby societies, and the
  • Opportunity to have fun with more than 2,000 other folkies in the DC area.

Annual Dues:

1 Year2 Years3 YearsLife
Newsletter$25==> (No other benefits)

Please note: Newsletter subscriptions, delivery by first class mail, are available only to those living outside the Greater Washington Metro area and carry NO membership privileges.



Just fill in your name and address information, add other family members, and select your membership type. You can pay by credit card or print the handy form and mail in a check.

We look forward to having you with us.

Already a Member?

You can find your membership number on your
membership card and on the label of your newsletter.
You need that number to access the membership page and it is a great shortcut to signing up online.

For More Information Please Contact
FSGW Membership Chair, Janie Meneely
8011 Carroll Ave.
Takoma Park,MD 20912
Home 443-786-0463

Prefer Paper?

Print this page, fill-in the blanks and send it with your check to:
   FSGW Membership, 10001 Boreland Court, Bristow, VA 20136

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