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Second Saturday

Square & Contra Dance


The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Square and Contra Dancing on the 2nd Saturday of the month running from 8:00 'till 11:00 pm, with a short break in the middle.
 
Admission is: $9 BFMS Members & Affiliates, $13 non-members. Under 21 and full-time students with ID: $4 members, $6 non-members.
Beginners, singles, couples, and families are welcome. No Experience necessary; you don't need to bring a partner.

Contra dance FAQs.

Please download our Saturday Dance Flier

Check out some pictures from the Free dance on August 8th. See what you missed. Click Here

 

Please see our Behavior Policy

For more information call the BFMS hotline at 888-646-BFMS or email Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
The dance is held at St. Marks on the Hill, 1620 Reisterstown Road.

Directions to St. Marks on the Hill Church


Introduction to Contra Dance: 7:30–8 pm

Contra Dance: 8–11 pm


Event Dates:

Saturday, December 10 2016 
Bob Isaacs calls to Contranella

Featuring: Megan Wobus Beller on (Fiddle), John Wobus on (Piano) and Charley Beller on (Percussion, Mandolin, and Banjo)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, January 14 2017 
Tonight is MIDWINTER BALL!!!!!
There is no dance at St Marks on the Hill
Go to Scottish Rite Masonic Temple for the Midwinter Ball!!!
3800 North Charles St Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Luke Donforth calls to Free Raisons
Featuring: Jeff Kaufman, Audrey Knuth & Amy Englesburg

Get your tickets in advance or at the door. More information listed under special events. Midwinter Ball.
"I heard it through the grapevine
 
Saturday, February 11 2017 
TBA calls to the Family Organic Band
Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar(fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn).
workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 Bring a snack & bring a friend.

 
Saturday, March 11 2017 
TBA calls to Terpsichore: Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, April 08 2017 
Delaura Padovan calls to Devine Comedy
Featuring: John Devine (Guitar) Marty Taylor (Whistles and Concertina), Steve Hickman (Fiddle and Harmonica)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, May 13 2017 
TBA calls to Triple Helix
Featuring:Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute, sax) and Keith Gillis (guitar).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, June 10 2017 
David Kaynor calls to Polka Pants Band
Featuring: Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Charlie Pilzer,(piano) David Kaynor (fiddle)
Workshop begins at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, July 08 2017 
April Blum calls to Zeke's Fancy all the way from Southeastern Ohio
Featuring: Zeke Hutchison (mandolin), Mark Brasamian (fiddle), Paul Brown, (banjo), Dave Borowski (guitar), & Nick Weiland (bass).
Bring a snack & Bring a friend.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VmsikLVbN8