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January 31 2015 
Midwinter Ball 2015
Save the Date!
Dancing to Giant Robot Dance from 7:30 - 11:30 with Dana Parkinson calling
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 3800 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
 
February 02 2015 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer orientation at 7:45

Carl Friedman calls to Tina Chancey (violin), David Crandall (winds), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
 
February 04 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calls to Triple Helix: Colleen Reed (flute, sax), Keith Gillis (guitar), and Alexander Mitchell (fiddle).
 
February 08 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
February 09 2015 
English Country Dance
Sharon McKinley calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Brian Cardall (winds), and Mark Vidor (accordion)
 
February 11 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Laura Brown calls to Old Time Jam Band. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
February 14 2015 
Valentine Extravaganza
Don't miss our 5th Annual Chocolate Valentine Extravaganza from 2 pm to 11 pm with a dance workshop, couples dancing, advanced dance, potluck, evening dance AND the Chocolate Extravaganza Dessert contest during the break in the evening dance.
Band: Larry Unger (guitar) & Audrey Knuth (fiddle)
Caller: Rachel McCandliss
 
February 16 2015 
English Country Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Heather Martley (flute), Paul Oorts (strings, accordion), and Laurie Andres (piano)
 
February 18 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Rachel McCandliss calls to Taylor Among the Devils: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
 
February 19 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
February 23 2015 
English Country Dance
Diane Schmit calls to Barbara Gorin (violin, cello), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
February 25 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Donna Hunt calls to TBA. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
March 04 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Jack Mitchell calls to Contra Mantra: Ryck Kaiser (fiddle), Bruce Campbell (bass), and Jill Smith (piano).
 
March 08 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
March 11 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Maia McCormick calls to TBA. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
March 14 2015 
Family Dance

Band: Devine Comedy with John Devine (Guitar), Marty Taylor (Whistles and Concertina), Steve Hickman (Fiddle and Harmonica)

Caller: DeLaura Padovan



 
March 14 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Band: Devine Comedy with John Devine (Guitar), Marty Taylor (Whistles and Concertina), Steve Hickman (Fiddle and Harmonica)
Caller: DeLaura Padovan
 
March 18 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Eric Black calls to TBA.
 
March 19 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Open Sing
Open Sing at Guitars Of Pikesville - 7:30-9:30... $5.00 charge per person to go toward his rent. Help with this fee for students available.
 
March 25 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Tom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg call to New Hip Trio: Joe DeZarn (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
April 01 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Easter Week. No dance - no foolin'.
 
April 08 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Callithump: Glyn Collinson (mandolin), David Knight (fiddle), and Andrew Marcus (accordion).
 
April 11 2015 
Family Dance
Caller and Band TBA
 
April 11 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Caller and Band TBA
 
April 12 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
April 15 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Ron Blechner calls to Terpsichore: Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
 
May 09 2015 
Family Dance
Caller and Band TBA
 
May 09 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
June 13 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA Caller and Band
 
June 19 2015 
Catoctin Weekend
30th Annual Spring Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend Friday June 19 to Sunday June 21 - 2015
 
July 11 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
August 08 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Band: Firefly Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens (clarinet) and Jon Cannon (guitar/foot percussion)
Caller: TBA
 
October 10 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
November 14 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
December 12 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 

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January 31 2015 
Midwinter Ball 2015
Save the Date!
Dancing to Giant Robot Dance from 7:30 - 11:30 with Dana Parkinson calling
Location: Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 3800 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
 
February 02 2015 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer orientation at 7:45

Carl Friedman calls to Tina Chancey (violin), David Crandall (winds), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
 
February 04 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Nils Fredland calls to Triple Helix: Colleen Reed (flute, sax), Keith Gillis (guitar), and Alexander Mitchell (fiddle).
 
February 08 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. The format is very simple: there's a dance floor and there's waltz music playing on the stereo. The rest is up to you. http://tinyurl.com/waltz-practicum.
 
February 09 2015 
English Country Dance
Sharon McKinley calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Brian Cardall (winds), and Mark Vidor (accordion)
 
February 11 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Laura Brown calls to Old Time Jam Band. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
February 14 2015 
Valentine Extravaganza
Don't miss our 5th Annual Chocolate Valentine Extravaganza from 2 pm to 11 pm with a dance workshop, couples dancing, advanced dance, potluck, evening dance AND the Chocolate Extravaganza Dessert contest during the break in the evening dance.
Band: Larry Unger (guitar) & Audrey Knuth (fiddle)
Caller: Rachel McCandliss
 
February 16 2015 
English Country Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Heather Martley (flute), Paul Oorts (strings, accordion), and Laurie Andres (piano)