Baltimore Folk Music Society

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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: $10 BFMS Members & Affiliates, $13 non-members. Under 21 and full-time students with ID: $5 members, $7 non-members.
Beginners, singles, couples, and families are welcome. No Experience necessary; you don't need to bring a partner.
Contra dance FAQs.

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For more information call the BFMS hotline at 888-646-BFMS or email Don and Michelle at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Directions to the Church of the Nativity
Introduction to Contra Dance: 7:30–8 pm
Contra Dance: 8–11 pm

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BFMS is accepting donations through the BFMS PayPal account for musicians and callers who had their BFMS sponsored gigs cancelled due to coronavirus cancellations . We will accept donations for specific dates, and the amounts of the donations will be given to musicians and callers who had been scheduled on those dates. BFMS is accepting these donations for transfer to the musicians, and they are not to be considered to be donations to BFMS.
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Saturday, April 11 2020 
This event has been canceled You can donate to the musicians and caller on the BFMS website. http://www.bfms.org/donateToPerformers.php
Please note that this is not a donation to BFMS. All funds will be given to the performers.​Janine Smith calls to Jakob Raitzyk and Michael Raitzyk.
We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Saturday, May 09 2020 
Perry Shafran calls to Sugar Beat: Elke Baker on fiddle, Marc Glickman on piano and Susan Brandt playing flute.

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Saturday, June 13 2020 
Susan Taylor calls to Devine Comedy

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Saturday, July 11 2020 
TBA calls to Andrea Hoag, Liz Donelson and the Summer Tunes Band More info coming soon!!!
 
Saturday, August 08 2020 
No Dance tonight. See you in September
 
Saturday, September 12 2020 
Greg Frock calls to TBA

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
 
Saturday, October 10 2020 
Mike Lentz calls to Strings on Wings featuring Todd Clewell on guitar and Barb Schmid on fiddle.

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
 
Saturday, November 14 2020 
Abigail Hobart calls to Some Assembly

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
 
Saturday, December 12 2020 
Penelope Weinberger calls to Tea and Honey: featuring Bobby LaRose (piano and mandolin), Colleen Holroyd (fiddle and feet), Sophie Chang (cello), Rebecca Weiss (fiddle) Dance will be called using Larks and Robins.

We have a workshop that begins at 7:30 and the dance begins at 8:00. Bring a snack and bring a friend.
For more information go to our website at bfms.org or email Don & Michele at satdance at bfms.org.

The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212