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


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Wednesday, December 12 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
Anna Rain calls to Eloise and Co - Becky Tracy (fiddle), Owen Morrison (guitar), and Rachel Bell (accordion). Special Workshop before the dance (7:15-8PM): Contra flourish workshop for intermediate to advanced dancers with Eria and Amelia.
 
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
 
Monday, December 17 2018 
English Country Dance
Emily Aubrey calls the figures; music by Jeff Steinberg (violin), Brian Cardell (winds), and Janina O'Brien (piano)
 
Tuesday, December 18 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day

A warm, welcoming place to sing (or take an instrumental break) with great acoustics. We'll take turns around the room. This is not an open mic. It is a singing community with no sound system or stage. Info: http://www.fourhourday.org/events.html

info: Andy Cooper: andrea.andy.cooper@gmail.com, 410-628-8886
Ty St. Clare: tyler@fourhourday.org 443-604-7621
https://www.facebook.com/groups/618331624855775/


 
Wednesday, December 19 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
Kim Forry calls to The Gravy Soppers - Rebecca Adams (banjo), Jeff Adams (guitar), and Jason Miller (fiddle).
 
Wednesday, December 19 2018 (Member Sponsored) 
Circle Singing
CircleSinging is joyous choral style of singing originally created by Bobby McFerrin. Lead by Paris Kern and Brian Hehn, you will be lead in parts created on the spot. Donation of $10 for space rental( no one turned away from lack of funds). Stony Run Friends Meeting, 5116 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, 21210
 
Monday, December 24 2018 
English Country Dance
Christmas Eve NO DANCE!
 
Wednesday, December 26 2018 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Carl Friedman (fiddle, flute ) and Marc Glickman (piano).
 
Monday, December 31 2018 
English Country Dance
New Year's Eve!! Join us for our New Year's Eve ECD Gala at Church of the Nativity, featuring caller Melissa Running, with music by Elegant Echoes (Becky Ross, violin; Colleen Reed, flute, and Liz Donaldson, piano). Special event pricing. Stay tuned for details!
 
Monday, December 31 2018 
New Years Eve English Country Dance Gala
BFMS is pleased to present its annual Gala New Year's Eve English Country Dance on Monday, December 31st, 2017, 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. Music by Elegant Echoes, Dances led by Melissa Running. Potluck supper at 7:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Wednesday, January 02 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Susan Taylor calls to Taylor Among the Devils - Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (whistle, concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano).
 
Monday, January 07 2019 
English Country Dance

Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45

Sharon McKinley calls to the music of Elke Baker (violin), Paul Oorts (things with strings), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)


 
Wednesday, January 09 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Andrea Nettleton calls to Triple Helix - Colleen Reed flute, saxophone), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), and Keith Gillis (guitar)
 
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
 
Saturday, January 12 2019 
2019 BFMS MidWinter Ball
The Red Hot Contra 2019 BFMS MidWinter Ball - with Cis Hinkle calling to Pete's Posse. At the Church of the Redeemer. Mind Blowing Contras in the Afternoon and the MidWinter Ball at night. Tickets are on sale now. Get them while they are HOT!
 
Sunday, January 13 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Dances of Universal Peace
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 2:45 to be ready to begin at 3:00 PM. Potluck snacks to follow Dances.
612 Hollow Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043
 
Monday, January 14 2019 
English Country Dance
Guest caller Tom Roby calls to music by Carl Friedman (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Janina O'Brien (piano)
 
Wednesday, January 16 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Steve Gester calls to Contre Temps - Andrew Tomlinson (flute), Mark Vidor (piano), and McGregor Yatsevitch (fiddle).

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

https://www.facebook.com/richieandrosie/
 
Monday, January 21 2019 
English Country Dance
April Blum will be the caller; music provided by the fabulous Geud Band of Baltimore
 
Tuesday, January 22 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Wednesday, January 23 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Shane Knudsen calls to Backstep Cindy - Sandy Hofferth (fiddle), Howard Zane (banjo), Joe Langley (guitar), and Art Abrams (bass).
 
Monday, January 28 2019 
English Country Dance
The caller will be Diane Schmit; music will be provided by Jeff Steinberg (violin), Mark Vidor (accordion), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Wednesday, January 30 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
April Blum calls to Elke Baker (fiddle) and Paul Oorts (guitar).
 
Wednesday, February 06 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Caroine Barnes calls to Tea and Honey -Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Colleen Holroyd (fiddle), Sophie Chang (cello), and Bobby LaRose (piano).
 
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.


 
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!
 
Wednesday, February 13 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to the Lovely Lane String Band - Brenna Hogan (fiddle), Shane Knudsen (fiddle), John Sauer (guitar), Jay White (banjo), and Artie Abrams (bass).
 
Saturday, March 09 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Abigail Hobart calls to Devine Comedy: Marty Taylor
(whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine
(guitar).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.

 
Wednesday, March 13 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA Calls to Unbowed
 
Wednesday, March 20 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
The Too Hot Mamas (Susan Taylor and Janine Smith) call to the Dead Sea Squirrels.
 
Tuesday, March 26 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Wednesday, March 27 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Rodney Sutton calls to Devine Comedy - Steve Hickman (fiddle). Marty Taylor (concertina, whistle), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Wednesday, April 03 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Ann Fallon calls to Alexander Mitchell (fiddle) and Henry Koretzky (guitar).
 
Saturday, April 13 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Shane Knudsen calls to The Run Of The Mill String Band from Philadelphia area

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) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
The Four Hour Day
4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214
Free (small donation for venue appreciated)
 
Saturday, May 11 2019 
2nd Saturday Dance
Donna Hunt calls to Contranella, Featuring: Megan Wobus Beller
on (Fiddle), John Wobus on (Piano) and Charley Beller on
(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.

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 15 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Kingfisher - Cecilia Vacanti (fiddle) and Jeff Kaufman (piano).(Pending)
 
Wednesday, May 22 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
Alexandra Deis-Lauby calls to Tim Ball (fiddle) and Harry Aceto (guitar).
 
Tuesday, May 28 2019 (Member Sponsored) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
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 Triple Helix Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute, sax) and Keith Gillis (guitar).

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) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
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) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
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) 
Song Swap at 4hr Day
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
 
Wednesday, November 13 2019 
Square/Contra Dance
The Too Hot Mamas (Janine Smith and Susan Taylor) call to the Dead Sea Squirrels: Craig Edwards (fiddle), Cathy Mason (fiddle), and Henry Yoshimura (guitar).

 
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