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The Baltimore Folk Music Society
Requests the Pleasure of your Company
at the

Autumn Assembly Ball

BFMS is pleased to present its annual Baltimore Autumn Assembly English Ball on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Church of the Redeemer. There will be a review session at the same location from 2 to 4:30 pm. Reception is at 6:30 PM and the Ball is 7 PM to 11 PM.

You may register online or by mail. Suggested attire is festive formal or historical.
Please bring non-marking dance shoes to help preserve the floor.

Your 2017 Ball Chairs are Sharon McKinley and Tom Spilsbury, reachable by email at autumn_assembly at

The Dances

Title Key/Meter   Title Key/Meter
The Astonished ArchaeologistA 2/2 Candles in the DarkBm 3/4
Easter MornCm 3/4 Jaque LatinG 2/4
King of PolandGm 6/8 Knives and ForksG 3/2
The Merry Salopians (Old Mill)G/D modal  Mendocino RedwoodDm 6/8
Mike's HealthD 6/8 Money in Both PocketsD 6/8
NewcastleG 2/2 Orleans BaffledD 3/2
Peace Be With YouAm 2/2 The Phoenix RejuvenatedD 2/2
Rafe's WaltzGm 3/4 The Treasure of the Big WoodsDm 2/2
Ursa MinorEm 2/4 Wibsey RoundaboutC 6/8
Yellow StockingsAm 9/8  
All dances will be talked through and briefly prompted
You can also download a list of the Dances in PDF format.

Music By

Elke Baker, violin
Ralph Gordon, cello
Marty Taylor, winds and concertina
Dave Wiesler, piano and guitar

2:00 - 4:30 PM Afternoon Review Session
6:30 PM Reception
7 - 11 PM Ball
Review, Reception and Ball at
The Church of the Redeemer
5603 North Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
Google Map Location

Questions? E-mail autumn_assembly at

Ticket Prices

Member pricing is for BFMS and CDSS affiliates.

  Members General
Before October 7th $35$40$15
Oct 7 to Oct 14 $40$45$20
After Oct 14
At the door if available


By Mail:
Download our flier and complete the form on the back page.


Online registration for the 2017 Autumn Assembly English Ball is now closed. Tickets will be available at the door for $45 (members and affiliates) and $50 (nonmembers) and $20(students).
Please contact autumn_assembly @ with any questions.

Please download our 2017 Autumn Assembly English Ball flier and Dance Directions for more information and to register by mail.

Facebook Group

Check our Facebook group for pictures and other information.