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


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Monday, September 24 2018 
English Country Dance
NOTE: NEW VENUE Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter

Ann Fallon calls the figures; music by Elke Baker (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Francine Krasowska (piano)


 
Tuesday, September 25 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Wednesday, September 26 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
Greg Frock calls to the Run of the Mill String Band - Palmer Loux (fiddle), Greg Loux (guitar), Paul Sidlick (banjo), and Mat Clark (bass).
 
Monday, October 01 2018 
English Country Dance

Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45

April Blum calls to the music of Emily Aubrey (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Ben Hobbs (piano)


 
Wednesday, October 03 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Backstep Cindy - Sandy Hofferth (fiddle), Howard Zane (banjo), Joe Langley (guitar), and Art Abrams (bass).

 
Friday, October 05 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Family/Contra Dance
Family dance 7-8 pm, Contra dance 8-10 pm. Suggested donation: $10 individual, $20 family. Band: Back Step Cindy; Caller: Kim Forry. Carrollbaldwinhall.org/ourcommunity-events. For more information, contact Sandy Hofferth, hofferth@umd.edu
 
Monday, October 08 2018 
English Country Dance
Tom Spilsbury calls to music by Carl Friedman (violin), Marty Taylor (winds and concertina), and Janina O'Brien (piano)
 
Wednesday, October 10 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon and Susan Taylor call to The Devine Devils - Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), John Devine (guitar), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and ocarina).
 
Saturday, October 13 2018 
2nd Saturday Contra Dance
Janine Smith calls to Terpsichore Featuring Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (keyboard), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
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 Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
Remember New Location for the dance
The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Monday, October 15 2018 
English Country Dance
Sharon McKinley will be the caller; music provided by Emily Aubrey (violin), Robin Wilson (flute and concertina), and Liz Donaldson (piano)
 
Wednesday, October 17 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
Shane Knudsen calls to ​Strings on Wings - Barb Schmid (fiddle) and Todd Clewell (fiddle, guitar).
 
Saturday, October 20 2018 
2018 Autumn Assembly English Ball
Music by A Joyful Noise - Barbara Greenberg (violin), Daniel Beerbohm (winds), Kathy Talvitie (piano), with guest Marty Taylor (winds and concertina)
Review 1:30-4:00 pm, with caller Tom Spilsbury and music by Susan Brandt (flute) and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
Reception 6:30 pm, Ball 7-11 pm.
All events at The Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21212
Admission by Reservation; register online at BFMS.org or by mail (fliers available online and at area dances).
 
Monday, October 22 2018 
English Country Dance

The caller will be Tom Hinds; music by the fabulous Geud Band of Baltimore


 
Wednesday, October 24 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
April Blum calls to The Treblemakers - Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Robin Wilson (flute, concertina, sax).
 
Thursday, October 25 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Circus No. 9
http://www.bradkolodner.com/house-concerts-at-brads.html

https://circusnumbernine.com/
 
Monday, October 29 2018 
English Country Dance
Halloween! Come dressed as your favorite dance! Diane Schmit calls the figures; music by Jeff Steinberg (violin), Dave Crandall (winds), and Francine Krasowska (piano)
 
Wednesday, October 31 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to ​TBA
 
Saturday, November 10 2018 
2nd Saturday Dance
Anne Lutun calls to The Black Oranges: Sarah Foard - fiddle
Cynthia Marie - piano Gary Prince - guitar Manny Arciniega - percussion
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 Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
Remember New location for our Dance!!!
The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
Directions to the Church of the Nativity
 
Friday, November 23 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Annual Thanksgiving Concert
Baltimore's father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner will join with Alex LacQuement, Rachel Eddy (The Early Mays, formerly of Uncle Earl) and Charm City Junction at the Stony Run Friends Meeting House; 5116 North Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21210. Info: kenkolodner@aol.com, 410-746-8387, $25 in advance ($1.00 service fee for credit cards); $27 at the door; $13 children under 13. Online at http://www.kenkolodner.com/thanksgiving-concert-nov-23-2018.html.
 
Sunday, November 25 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Genticorum
http://www.bradkolodner.com/house-concerts-at-brads.html
http://www.genticorum.com/english/
 
Tuesday, November 27 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Wednesday, December 05 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Polka Pants Trio - Charlie Pilzer (piano), Andrea Hoag (fiddle) and Rebecca Weiss (fiddle).

 
Saturday, December 08 2018 
2nd Saturday Dance
Hilton Baxter calls to 2 Docs & a Friend featuring Emily Aubrey on fiddle, Robin Wilson on flute & Sax and someone else to be mentioned soon.

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 Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
Remember new location for our dance!!!
The dance is held at the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, 6112 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21212
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Wednesday, December 12 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Eloise and Co - Becky Tracy (fiddle), Owen Morrison (guitar), and Rachel Bell (accordion).

 
Saturday, December 15 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Helicon's 33rdAnnual Winter Solstice Concert
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, Maryland 21204. Helicon's 33rd Annual Winter Solstice Concerts. 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Group discounts are available. For ticket information, go to http://www.kenkolodner.com/winter-solstice-concert.html , or call 410-243-7254 or 410-746-8387 or email Ken at kenkolodner@aol.com. See also www.kenandbrad.com
 
Saturday, January 12 2019 
No Dance This Month MID Winter Ball at different location
Tonight we have our Mid Winter Ball held at the Church of the Redeemer 5603 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210
Check our Website for more details and Great Line up
http://bfms.org/midwinter.php
Come see us next month for another great 2nd Saturday Dance

any questions satdance@bfms.org
 
Thursday, January 17 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Richie & Rosie
http://www.bradkolodner.com/house-concerts-at-brads.html

https://www.facebook.com/richieandrosie/
 
Tuesday, January 22 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, February 09 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance

Brian Hamshar calls to The Organic Family Band, Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn).

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 Sara 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


 
Wednesday, February 13 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Laurie Lewis
RSVP to bradkolodner@gmail.com if you would like to reserve a spot.
Brad's House (831 West 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD)
Cost: $15-$20 suggested donation
Feel free to bring food and drink to share!
 
Saturday, March 09 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Abigail Hobart 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 Sara 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
 
Wednesday, March 13 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA Calls to Unbowed
 
Wednesday, March 20 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Dead Sea Squirrels
 
Tuesday, March 26 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, April 13 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara 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
 
Tuesday, April 23 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, May 11 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara 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
 
Wednesday, May 22 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Tim Ball (fiddle) and Harry Aceto (guitar)
 
Tuesday, May 28 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, June 08 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara 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
 
Wednesday, June 19 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Kelsey Hartman calls to The Nettles - Laura Brophy (fiddle), Kevin Johnsrude (guitar), and Michael Proctor (bass).
 
Tuesday, June 25 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Wednesday, July 03 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Quena Crain calls to The Long Pond Rounders - Jonah Sidman (Fiddle), Corey Walters (Flute, Mandolin), Michael Friedman (Piano), Ness Smith-Savedoff (Percussion), and Ross Harriss (Sax/Guitar).
 
Saturday, July 13 2019 
No Dance This Month
Summertime closed be back September 14, 2019
 
Tuesday, July 23 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, August 10 2019 
No Dance This Month Be back September 14
Summertime Closed, but come back next month September 14,2019 for a great new dance
 
Tuesday, August 27 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, September 14 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara 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, October 12 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara at satdance at bfms.org.
Remember New location for our Dance!!!
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, November 09 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara 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, December 14 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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 Sara 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