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
May
29 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra George and Tim and Swallowtail
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
June
01 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Susan Taylor
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
03 FridayFSGW Special Events Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante
6:30 PM at Emma's Espresso and Wine Bar (Alexandria,VA)
03 FridayFSGW Open Sings June Open Sing
8:00 PM at Kathie Mack's (Takoma Park,MD)
04 to 05
Saturday to Sunday
FSGW Washington Folk Festival 36th Washington Folk Festival-2016
12:00 PM at Glen Echo Park (Glen Echo,MD)
05 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Nils Fredland and Elixir
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
08 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Dan Gillespie
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
12 SundayFSGW Family Dance Eric Maring
3:00 PM at Glen Echo Park Ballroom Annex (Glen Echo,MD)
12 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Ann Fallon calls with Gigmeisters
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo,MD)
15 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Stephanie Smith
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
16 ThursdayFSGW Special Events Richard Grainger
8:00 PM at Janie Meneely's (Takoma Park,MD)
18 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Janie Meneely & Rob van Sante
8:00 PM at (Location TBA)
18 SaturdayFSGW Square Dance The Great American Square Dance Revival - Part XLIV
8:30 PM at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (Washington,DC)
19 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Kappy Laning with Dance du Jour
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)
22 WednesdayFSGW Wednesday English Country Dances Caller: Carol Marsh
8:00 PM at Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs (Glen Echo,MD)
25 SaturdayFSGW Special Events Orrin Star and Jimmy Gaudreau
8:00 PM at Seekers Church (Washington,DC)
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
03 SundayFSGW Sunday Contra Bill Wellington and Wheelhouse
7:30 PM at Glen Echo Park Bumper Car Pavilion (Glen Echo,MD)

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2015-2016 FSGW 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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