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


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Wednesday, January 22 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Henry Koretzky (guitar, mandolin), Todd Clewell (guitar), and
Ralph Gordon (bass). Calling terms: Ladies/Gents.
 
Sunday, January 26 2020 (Member Sponsored) 
SINg!
5:30 - 7:30 PM, 612 Hollow Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043 For the fun of raising our voices together. All abilities and all ages are welcome; no need to read music or even to carry a tune. Free of charge. Pot luck: heavy hordourves after Sing. After 7:30 PM, opportunity to stay for an informal music-jam, sing/ dance along, or chat after the Sing. RSVP appreciated, though not necessary, to come. mpadamsmd@gmail.com
 
Monday, January 27 2020 
English Country Dance
Carl Friedman calls to Jeff Steinberg (violin), Mark Vidor (accordion), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Tuesday, January 28 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Wednesday, January 29 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Andrea Nettleton calls to Elke Baker (fiddle) and Paul Oorts (guitar, mandolin).
 
Thursday, January 30 2020 (Member Sponsored) 
Dana and Susan Robinson
Brad's House (831 West 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD), Doors at 6:30pm, Concert 7:00-9:00pm $20 suggested donation, Feel free to bring food and drink to share! Please RSVP to bradkolodner@gmail.com
 
Saturday, February 01 2020 
A Mid-Winter Nights Dream
The BFMS MidWinter Ball at the Church of the Reedemer. Galling by Gaye Fifer. Music by The Ripples. Mind Blowing, Gender free Contras in the afternoon. Contra and Couples dancing in the evening. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Wednesday, February 05 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Hilton Baxter calls to Taylor Among the Devils - Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (whistle, concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
 
Saturday, February 08 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
Shane Knudsen calls to Red Toad Road: Featuring Carl Friedman playing fiddle, Irish flute, Jim Besser playing Anglo concertina, and Francine Krasowska playing piano.

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

 
Sunday, February 09 2020 (Member Sponsored) 
Dances of Universal Peace
3:30 – 5:30 PM, Doors open at 3:20. If you can move you can walk these dances, If you can breathe, you can sing these chants. Potluck snacks to follow Dances.
612 Hollow Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Stuart 410-961-1607
 
Tuesday, February 11 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, February 12 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Caroline Barnes calls to Tea and Honey - Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Colleen Holroyd (fiddle), Sophie Chang (cello), and Bobby LaRose (piano). Calling terms: Ladies/Gents.
 
Wednesday, February 19 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Janine Smith calls to The Gravy Soppers - Rebecca Adams (banjo), Jeff Adams (guitar), Jason Miller (fiddle), and Jorgen Miller (bass).
 
Saturday, February 22 2020 (Member Sponsored) 
BALFOLK MUSIC SESSION
2 – 4 pm: The 4 Hour Day Lutherie, 4305 Harford Rd. Baltimore MD 21214
Traditional and contemporary folk dance (Balfolk) music from France, Belgium and Brittany. This free guided jam session is for all musicians and all instruments. No prior experience in the genre is required. This is a music session, NOT a dance. Tunebooks (paper) available at session. Also available in advance e: Mark Vidor, 410-790-4072, mbvidor@aol.com
 
Tuesday, February 25 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Wednesday, February 26 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Amberwing - Emily Aubrey (fiddle), Janina OBrien (piano), and Robin Wilson (flute, saxophone, concertina).
 
Tuesday, March 10 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, March 11 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Anne Lutun calls to OK Boomer - Steve Hickman (fiddle), David Crandall (flute, sax), Ralph Barthine (guitar), and TBA (bass).
 
Saturday, March 14 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
Penelope Weinbergercalls 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
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Wednesday, March 18 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Anna Rain calls to David Giusti (fiddle) and Jacob Howley (guitar).
 
Tuesday, March 24 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Wednesday, April 01 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Greg Frock calls to Laura Light (fiddle), Susan Brandt (flute), and Charlie Pilzer (piano).
 
Saturday, April 11 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
Janine Smith calls to Jakob Raitzyk and 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
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
Tuesday, April 14 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, April 15 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Dead Sea Squirrels
 
Tuesday, April 28 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Saturday, May 09 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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
 
Tuesday, May 12 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Wednesday, May 13 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Megan Wilson calls to TBA
 
Wednesday, May 20 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to TBA
 
Tuesday, May 26 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Tuesday, June 09 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Saturday, June 13 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
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
 
Tuesday, June 23 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Saturday, July 11 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
NO SECOND SATURDAY DANCE IN JULY AND AUGUST 2020
Enjoy your summer! We'll see you in September!

 
Tuesday, July 14 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Tuesday, July 28 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Saturday, August 08 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square Dance
No Dance tonight. See you in September
 
Tuesday, August 11 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Tuesday, August 25 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Tuesday, September 08 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Saturday, September 12 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square Dance
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
 
Tuesday, September 22 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Saturday, October 10 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square Dance
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
 
Tuesday, October 13 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Tuesday, October 27 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Tuesday, November 10 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Saturday, November 14 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square Dance
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
 
Tuesday, November 24 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
 
Tuesday, December 08 2020 
2nd Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comforter
 
Saturday, December 12 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square Dance
Kappy Laning 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
 
Tuesday, December 22 2020 
4th Tuesday Song Swap
Song Swap - 7:30 to 9:30 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie