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Combined Event Listing

All events in our calendar. Events are BFMS Sponsored unless indicated.


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Monday, September 26 2016 
English Country Dance

April Blum calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)


 
Wednesday, September 28 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Andrea Nettleton calls to Rhapsody: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Ralph Gordon (bass), and Dave Wiesler (guitar, piano). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
Full time students dance free in September!
 
Monday, October 03 2016 
English Country Dance

Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45

Ann Fallon calls to the music of Emily Aubrey (violin), Mark Vidor, accordion, and Janina O’Brien, piano


 
Wednesday, October 05 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Perry Shafran calls to I-97: Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Robin Wilson (concertina, flute, sax), Amy Ksir (whistles, accordion), and Tom Rhoads (guitar). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance!
 
Wednesday, October 05 2016 
Free Contra Dance

This year, the Baltimore Folk Music Society is proud to participate again in Free Fall Baltimore by offering two Wednesday American Contra and Square dance evenings absolutely FREE. Join us for an evening of participatory American square & contra dance, accompanied by live music. No experience or partner needed – all dances are taught! Family-friendly event – we have dancers of all ages! Lesson offered at 7:30 pm, but feel free to join in at any time during the evening!


 
Saturday, October 08 2016 
Family Dance

Susan Taylor calls to Megan Beller & The Charles Street Fiddlers
There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM
St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD.
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, October 08 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Some Assembly featuring: Joe Klausner (fiddle,mandlin,banjo),Mary Corletta Flora (flute & saxaphone), Donna Boylan (piano),and Ian Sturrock (percussion,guitar)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Sunday, October 09 2016 
Cromwell Valley Park Fall Festival
BFMS will participate in the annual Fall Festival at Cromwell Valley Park On October 9 from 12-4. This is a great festival for the entire family, with music, activities, yummy food, and crafts for sale!
BFMS will once again have a singing circle and a great old time jam. This year the 4th at 4 Storyfolk will also sponsor a Liars Contest.
Bring your best Lie ( Tall Tale) and compete to win the Golden Shovel. There will be a Senior Division and a Junior Division for 18 and under.
The Festival is on the Willow Grove section of the park, which is the SECOND park entrance off Cromwell Bridge Road.
We are also seeking volunteers to man the BFMS flier/information tableFree admission to festival, However, a $5 parking donation per vehicle is requested to support this wonderful park. For more information or to volunteer to help: specialevents@bfms.org
or 410-321-8419.
 
Monday, October 10 2016 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to the music of Trio con Brio: Elke Baker (violin), Paul Oorts (strings and things), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)
 
Wednesday, October 12 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Kappy Laning calls to Terpsichore: Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Saturday, October 15 2016 
2016 Autumn Assembly Ball
Come dressed in your finest for the BFMS Autumn Assembly English Ball at the Church of the Redeemer. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Monday, October 17 2016 
English Country Dance

Mike Franch calls to the music of Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Liz Donaldson (piano, accordion)


 
Wednesday, October 19 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Lindsey Dodson calls to Wombat Crossing: Carl Friedman (fiddle), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax), and Charlie Pilzer (piano). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
Free Fall Event: Free Admission To This Dance!
 
Wednesday, October 19 2016 
Free Contra Dance

This year, the Baltimore Folk Music Society is proud to participate again in Free Fall Baltimore by offering two Wednesday American Contra and Square dance evenings absolutely FREE.Join us for an evening of participatory American square & contra dance, accompanied by live music. No experience or partner needed – all dances are taught! Family-friendly event – we have dancers of all ages! Lesson offered at 7:30 pm, but feel free to join in at any time during the evening!


 
Thursday, October 20 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Saturday, October 22 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
House Concert at Max Gallery
House Concert at Max Gallery - fiddle, guitar and vocals
4 to 6 P.M. Admission $10.00
126 North Madeira Street in Butcher's Hill Baltimore MD 21231
 
Sunday, October 23 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at the Pickersgill Retirement Community
 
Monday, October 24 2016 
English Country Dance

Sharon McKinley calls to the fabulous Geud Band of Baltimore


 
Wednesday, October 26 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Chestnut Night!*
Various Callers call to Devine Comedy: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine (guitar).
*Chestnuts are the gems of the contra dance repertoire. Many date back to the 1700's, but some modern classics ("United we Dance") were written after 2001. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Monday, October 31 2016 
English Country Dance
Carl Friedman calls to Barbara Gorin (strings), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Judy Meyers (piano)
Come dressed as your favorite dance!
 
Wednesday, November 02 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Donna Hunt calle to Dance All Night: Ryck Kaiser (fiddle), Jill Smith (piano), and Bruce Campbell (bass).
 
Wednesday, November 09 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
April Blum calls to the New Hip Trio: Joe DeZarn (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
 
Saturday, November 12 2016 
Family Dance

Susan Taylor calls to Megan Beller & The Charles Street Fiddlers
There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM
St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD.
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, November 12 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Greg Frock calls to Frequent Flyers featuring Laura Light (Fiddle) and Anita Anderson (from Seattle) (Piano) and Julia Weatherford (Fiddle and Cello)
 
Wednesday, November 16 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the MetroGnomes - Bob Garber (clarinet), McGregor Yatsevich (fiddle, mandolin), and Mark Vidor (piano).
 
Thursday, November 17 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Wednesday, November 23 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar(fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn).
 
Sunday, November 27 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in November. Come join us for Tellabration!
 
Wednesday, December 07 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
Kathy Anderson calls to the Tater Patch Kids: Patrick McAvinue (fiddle), Brad Kolodner (banjo), Luke Chohany (guitar), and Alex Lacquement (bass).
 
Saturday, December 10 2016 
Family Dance

TBA calls to Megan Beller & The Charles Street Fiddlers
There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM
St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD.
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, December 10 2016 
2nd Saturday Dance
Bob Isaacs calls to Contranella

Featuring: Megan Wobus Bellor on (Fiddle), John Wobus on (Piano) and Charley Belloron (Percussion, Mandolin, and Banjo)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Thursday, December 15 2016 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:00-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
Wednesday, December 21 2016 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Devine Devils: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), John Devine (guitar), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).

 
Sunday, December 25 2016 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in December
 
Saturday, December 31 2016 
Gala New Year Eve English Country Dance
Join us for the Gala New Year's Eve English Country Dance at St Mark's on the Hill. Tickets are on sale now. Registration Required.
 
Saturday, January 14 2017 
2017 Mid Winter Ball
I heard it through the Grapevine. Luke Donforth calls to the Free Raisins. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Wednesday, January 25 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Old Time Jam Band