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Combined Event Listing

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


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Monday, December 16 2019 
English Country Dance
Diane Schmit calling to Elke Baker (violin), Robin Wilson (flute and concertina), and Janina O'Brien (piano)
 
Wednesday, December 18 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Susan Taylor calls to The Baltimore Open Band.
 
Saturday, December 21 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Helicon Winter Solstice Concert
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson, Maryland 21204. Helicon's 34th Annual Winter Solstice Concerts. 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door (group discounts). 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
 
Monday, December 23 2019 
English Country Dance
Kappy Laning calling to Andrea Hoag (violin), Marty Taylor (winds and concertina), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Tuesday, December 24 2019 
BFMS Song Swap
Song Swap - 7 to 9 PM - at the Four Hour Day Lutherie
If venue is unavailable we'll let you know well in advance if we need to cancel.
 
Wednesday, December 25 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
No Dance Tonight!
 
Monday, December 30 2019 
English Country Dance
NO DANCE DECEMBER 30 but see you at the New Year's Eve ECD on the 31st!
 
Tuesday, December 31 2019 
The Gala New Years Eve English Country Dance
BFMS is pleased to present its annual Gala New Year's Eve English Country Dance on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019, at the Church of the Nativity and Holy Comfortor. Reception is at 6:30 PM and the Dance is 8:30 PM to 12:30 AM. Ticket Sales are open.
 
Wednesday, January 01 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
No dance on New Year's Day.
 
Monday, January 06 2020 
English Country Dance
West Coast caller Kalia Kliban visits; calling to TBA
 
Wednesday, January 08 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Kalia Kliban calls to Red Toad Road - Carl Friedman (fiddle, flute), Jim Besser (concertina), and Francine Krasowska (piano).
 
Saturday, January 11 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
Caroline Barnes is calling to Dance du Jour: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass)
Welcome to a new year of dancing!!
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, January 12 2020 (Member Sponsored) 
Dances of Universal Peace
3 – 5 PM Check in on Saturday Jan 11 to get a confirmation that it is happening.
Celebrate with us whether this is the first time you will come, you have been a regular, or a long while has passed since you came over. We provide a warm and accepting space where we each find our own place; all moods are welcome; healing and laughter seem to find their way into our midst. Doors open at 2:50 to be ready to begin at 3:00 PM. Potluck snacks to follow Dances.. 612 Hollow Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043 (google maps seems reliable). Donation requested: $5 - $8. For questions call Stuart 410-961-1607


 
Wednesday, January 15 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Abigail Hobart calls to Countercurrent - Brian Lindsay (fiddle) and Alex Sturbaum (guitar).
 
Wednesday, January 22 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Henry Koretzky (guitar, mandolin), Todd Clewell (guitar), and
Ralph Gordon (bass).
 
Wednesday, January 29 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Andrea Nettleton calls to Elke Baker (fiddle) and Paul Oorts (guitar, mandolin).
 
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
TBA calls to Taylor Among the Devils - Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (whistle, concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
 
Saturday, February 08 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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
http://www.bfms.org/directionsToChurchoftheNativity.php
 
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, April 01 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Greg Frock calls to Laura Light and Friends
 
Saturday, April 11 2020 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA 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
 
Wednesday, April 15 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Dead Sea Squirrels
 
Saturday, May 09 2020 
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 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, May 13 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
Megan Wilson calls to TBA
 
Wednesday, May 20 2020 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to TBA
 
Saturday, June 13 2020 
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 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 
2nd Saturday Dance
NO SECOND SATURDAY DANCE IN JULY AND AUGUST 2020
Enjoy your summer! We'll see you in September!

 
Saturday, August 08 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square Dance
No Dance tonight. See you in September
 
Saturday, September 12 2020 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square 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 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 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square 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 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 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square 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 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 
2nd Saturday Contra & Square 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 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