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


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Monday, June 01 2015 
English Country Dance
Free New Dancer orientation at 7:45
Colin Hume calls to Elke Baker (violin), Susan Brandt (flute), and Charlie Pilzer (piano)
 
Wednesday, June 03 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Will Mentor calls to Nova - Kathleen Fownes (fiddle), Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin (accordion, piano), and Everest Witman (guitar, feet).
 
Monday, June 08 2015 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Wednesday, June 10 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Ken Gall calls to Entwyned - Twy Bethard (fiddle, feet), and John Paolillo (mandolins). New dancer workshop at 7:30 pm.
 
Saturday, June 13 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Early-American Song and Dance
Particapatory dances and musical performances, presentations, and workshops on the early roots of American music, song and dance will be held at the Colonial Market Fair at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, MD.
 
Saturday, June 13 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
This is a Free dance as part of the BFMS 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Carl Friedman calls to music provided by Andrea Hoag and Rebecca Weiss on fiddle with Charlie Pilzer on piano. This special program will feature some early American and classic old New England dances representing the roots of American contra dance as well as modern favorites.
 
Sunday, June 14 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Early-American Song and Dance
Particapatory dances and musical performances, presentations, and workshops on the early roots of American music, song and dance will be held at the Colonial Market Fair at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, MD.
 
Sunday, June 14 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Monday, June 15 2015 
English Country Dance
Mike Franch calls to Carl Friedman (violin), and Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), and Mark Vidor (accordion)
 
Wednesday, June 17 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Jerome Grisanti calls to STEAM! - David Firestine (mandolins), Alice Boyle (fiddle), Robert Rosenberg (guitar, banjo), and Claire Zucker (bodhran, concertina, clogging, vocals).
 
Thursday, June 18 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.
 
Friday, June 19 2015 
Catoctin Weekend
30th Annual Spring Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend Friday June 19 to Sunday June 21 - 2015 - Registration is OPEN
 
Monday, June 22 2015 
English Country Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Emily Aubrey (violin), Heather Martley (flute), and Liz Donaldson (piano)
 
Wednesday, June 24 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Sue Gola calls to Treble Makers - Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Robin Wilson (flute, sax, concertina), Brenna Hogan (hammered dulcimer, fiddle), and Liz Donaldson (piano). New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Sunday, June 28 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Monday, June 29 2015 
English Country Dance
Orly Krasner calls to Becky Ross (violin), David Crandall (flute, sax), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
 
Wednesday, July 01 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Rich Goss calls to Tempest - Tim Ball (fiddle), Chuck Abell (guitar, mandolin), and Jamie Kubala (drums, percussion).
 
Wednesday, July 08 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Chuck Abell calls to Sugar Beat - Elke Baker (fiddle), Susan Brandt (flute, cajon), and Marc Glickman (piano, bodhran). New dancer workshop at 7:30 pm.
 
Saturday, July 11 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
Cajun/Zydeco dance featuring the music of Nutalusa. This is a Free dance as part of the BFMS 40th Anniversary celebrations. Nutalusa is Baltimore/DC based dance band that plays a dynamic and heart- warming mix of traditional and inventive Cajun & Zydeco dance music. They promise to get your dance bones going with sweet melodies and raw beats that you can dance two step, waltz, Cajun or zydeco style.

The band is composed of 6 members that playa variety of instruments, including accordion, fiddle ,electric, acoustic guitar, drums, electric base, standup base, ukulele, triangle, and rub board.
Picnic & Jam Outside 4:30 ~ Dance lessons 7:00 to 8:00, Steve Gester and Sharon Lampron ~ Dance 8:00-11:00.
More info - www.bfms.org/zydeco.php


 
Sunday, July 12 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Wednesday, July 15 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Black Oranges - Sarah Foard (fiddle), Gary Prince (guitar), and Manny Arciniega (percussion).
 
Thursday, July 16 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.
 
Wednesday, July 22 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to TBA. New dancer orientation at 7:30 pm.
 
Sunday, July 26 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Wednesday, July 29 2015 
Square/Contra Dance
Emily Rush calls to ContraForce - Andrae Raffield (fiddle), Jimi "Two Nails" Periano (guitar), and Joey Dorwart (drums, percussion, saxophone).
 
Saturday, August 08 2015 
2nd Saturday Dance
This is a Free dance as part of the BFMS 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Band: Cardinal Direction Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens (clarinet) and Jon Cannon (guitar/foot percussion) Caller: Dave Eisenstadter -
 
Sunday, August 09 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Sunday, August 23 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Sunday, September 13 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Sunday, September 27 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Friday, October 09 2015 
BFMS40
Oct 9-11, 2015
2015 marks the 40th Anniversary year for BFMS. A committee is planning a wonderful celebration for all on the second weekend in October.
 
Saturday, October 10 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
Sunday, October 11 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Sunday, October 25 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
Storytelling at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
 
Sunday, November 08 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Saturday, November 14 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
Sunday, November 22 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in November. Come join us for Tellabration!
 
Saturday, December 12 2015 
Family Dance
Band and Caller TBA
 
Sunday, December 13 2015 (Member Sponsored) 
Waltz Practicum
Waltz lovers, please join us for an open practicum. 2-4 PM Greenbelt Community Center Dance Studio. 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.
 
Sunday, December 27 2015 
Fourth at Four Storytelling
We do not meet in December