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


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Wednesday, May 29 2024 
Catoctin Weekend June 14-16

Discounts still available on Catoctin admissions ends May 30th

The weekend is Friday June 14th-Sunday June 16th


 
Wednesday, June 05 2024 
Contra Dance
Caroline Barnes calls to music by Contra Intuitive - Peggy Kaiser (piano), Ryck Kaiser (fiddle), and special guest Dan Levenson (fiddle, banjo). Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Saturday, June 08 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
8-10:30 PM
Steve Gester calling to Renee Mendenhall (accordion), Janina O'Brien (keyboard), and Steven Epstein (clarinet and sax)
Dance lesson: 7:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Monday, June 10 2024 
English Country Dance
English Country Dance: 8:00 - 10:30 pm

Diane Schmit will lead the dancing to music by Jeff Steinberg (violin), Janina O'Brien (piano), and Ralph Barthine (guitar).
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212.
​PLEASE NOTE: Dances are mask optional and proof of vaccination not required. Participants are welcome to bring snacks to share at the break.
Please pay on-line at Www.bfms.org/englishcountrypay.php
 
Wednesday, June 19 2024 
Contra Dance
Ben Sela and Rebecca Anger call to music by Charlie Pilzer (piano) and Zachary Mills (fiddle). Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Monday, June 24 2024 
English Country Dance
English Country Dance: 8:00 - 10:30 pm

Ann Fallon will lead the dancing to music by Susan Wright (flute), Charlie Pilzer (piano) and Tom Wright (mandolin).
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212.
​PLEASE NOTE: Dances are mask optional and proof of vaccination not required. Participants are welcome to bring snacks to share at the break.
Please pay on-line at Www.bfms.org/englishcountrypay.php
 
Wednesday, July 03 2024 
Contra Dance
Greg Frock calls to Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake - Carl Friedman (fiddle), Janina O'Brien (piano), Ralph Barthine (guitar), and Robin Wilson (flute, sax, etc). Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Monday, July 08 2024 
English Country Dance
English Country Dance: 8:00 - 10:30 pm

Sharon McKinley will lead the dancing to music by Becky Ross (violin), Francine Krasowska (piano) and Steve Epstein (clarinet, saxophone)

Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212.
​PLEASE NOTE: Dances are mask optional and proof of vaccination not required. Participants are welcome to bring snacks to share at the break.
Please pay on-line at Www.bfms.org/englishcountrypay.php
 
Saturday, July 13 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
7-9:30 PM (one hour earlier)
Greg Frock calling to Charley Beller and Megan Wobus, and friends
Dance lesson: 6:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Wednesday, July 17 2024 
Contra Dance
Come dance to fabulous music by Ken Kolodner and Elke Baker. Caller TBD. Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Monday, July 22 2024 
English Country Dance
English Country Dance: 8:00 - 10:30 pm

Andrea Nettleton calling to music by Elke Baker (violin), Carl Friedman (piano) and Robin Wilson (flute, concertina)

Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212.
​PLEASE NOTE: Dances are mask optional and proof of vaccination not required. Participants are welcome to bring snacks to share at the break.
Please pay on-line at Www.bfms.org/englishcountrypay.php
 
Wednesday, August 07 2024 
Contra Dance
Caller and band info coming soon! Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Saturday, August 10 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
8-10:30 PM
Kim Forry calling to The Orphans - a high energy trio, with a specialty for French Canadian tunes,
Peter Buchak on accordion, Ben Kennedy on piano, Miranda Weinberg on fiddle.
Dance lesson: 7:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Wednesday, August 21 2024 
Contra Dance
Dance to great music by Lovely Lane String Band - Brenna Hogan (fiddle), Shane Knudsen (fiddle), John Sauer (guitar), Lisa Roberts (banjo), and Art Abrams (bass). Caller TBD. Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Wednesday, September 04 2024 
Contra Dance
Caller and band info coming soon! Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Saturday, September 14 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
8-10:30 PM
Sue Gola calling to Zachary Mills fiddle & feet, Bobby LaRose mandolin, and Charlie Pilzer piano
Dance lesson: 7:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Wednesday, September 18 2024 
Contra Dance
Janine Smith and Susan Taylor call to The Dead Sea Squirrels - Cathy Mason (fiddle), Craig Edwards (fiddle, banjo, and mandolin), and Henry Yoshimura (guitar). Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Wednesday, October 02 2024 
Contra Dance
Great music by Flamingo Sketches - Jared Kirkpatrick (piano, fiddle, mandolin, feet) and Tom Krumm (fiddle, mandolin). Caller TBD. Intro lesson at 7:30pm. Dance starts at 8pm at Lovely Lane Church. Online payment only: https://bfms.org/contradancepay.php
 
Saturday, October 12 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
8-10:30 PM
Andrea Nettleman calling to Nova, a neo-trad trio hailing from New England featuring Kathleen Fownes on fiddle, Everest Witman on guitar and mandolin, and Guillaume Sparrow-Pepin on accordion and piano.
Dance lesson: 7:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Saturday, November 09 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
7-9:30 PM (one hour earlier)
Andrea Nettleton calling to Brenna Hogan – fiddle, Shane Knudsen – fiddle, and others
Dance lesson: 6:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Saturday, December 14 2024 
2nd Saturday Dance
7-9:30 PM (one hour earlier)
Kappy Laning calling to Amberwing ~ Emily Aubrey - fiddle, Robin Wilson - flute, concertina, and sax, Janina O'Brien - piano
Dance lesson: 6:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.
 
Saturday, January 11 2025 
2nd Saturday Dance
7-9:30 PM (one hour earlier)
TBD calling to Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake ~ Carl Friedman - fiddle, Robin Wilson - flute, concertina, and sax, Ralph Barthine (guitar), and Janina O'Brien - piano, bodhran, and whistle
Dance lesson: 6:30
Online payment only. Pre-payment is encouraged to reserve your spot. http://bfms.org/secondsatpay.php
Location: The Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission is: $10 BFMS members & affiliates, $15 non-members. People under 21 and students with ID: free
Potluck snacks at the break.