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


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Monday, May 01 2017 
English Country Dance

Free New Dancer Orientation at 7:45

April Blum calls to the music of Emily Aubrey (violin), Steve Epstein (clarinet), and Janina O'Brien (piano)


 
Wednesday, May 03 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Donna Hunt calls to Waverly Station: David Knight (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass).
 
Sunday, May 07 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Singing for Everyone
Call for directions: 410-466-2283.
Bring a copy of Rise Up Singing if you have one.
 
Monday, May 08 2017 
English Country Dance
Carl Friedman calls the figures to the music of Becky Ross (violin), Robin Wilson (flute and concertina)), and Judy Meyers (piano)
 
Wednesday, May 10 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Melissa Chatham calls to Triple Helix: Colleen Reed (flute, sax), Keith Gillis (guitar), and Alexander Mitchell (fiddle).
 
Friday, May 12 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
SINg!

Once a month a group of friends and neighbors enjoy working on vocal harmonies for fun. We hear and feel our voices open up and soar out loud; Soothing us as they blend into a sometimes delicious mix.
612 Hollow Rd, Ellicott City 21043
All ages all abilities.No music to read. Free!
Bring friend(s) and young people (with adult).
Call Stuart 410-465-1914 for more information. No RSVP necessary (though always helpful).



 
Saturday, May 13 2017 
Family Dance
Janine Smith calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, May 13 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Janine Smith calls to Triple Helix
Featuring: Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Colleen Reed (flute, sax) and Keith Gillis (guitar).
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Saturday, May 13 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
Dances of Universal Peace
Doors open at 2:45 to be ready to begin at 3 PM. Potluck snacks to follow Dances: 612 Hollow Rd: Ellicott City, MD 21043. Beginners and old friends, families with elders and young ones welcome to weave in and out of the circle, or play/ rest quietly in the space or outdoors in our yard. Donation requested, $5 suggested. Bring potluck snacks if you wish. If weather allows, we dance outdoors, so bring layers and sun protection to be comfortable. Always helpful if you RSVP either way, though not required. For more info www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org for questions call Peggy 410-465-1914
 
Monday, May 15 2017 
English Country Dance
Ann Fallon will be the caller; music provided by Carl Friedman (violin), Marty Taylor (winds and concertina), and Francine Krasowska (piano)
 
Wednesday, May 17 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
April Blum calls to Wild Wombats of the Chesapeake: Ralph Barthine (guitar), Carl Friedman (fiddle, flute), Janina O'Brien (piano), and Robin Wilson (flute, concertina).
 
Sunday, May 21 2017 
Concert - Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis - with opening act Lulu's Fate
At Lovely Lane Church. Doors open at 6:15, Concert starts at 7 PM. Advance Sale tickets available now.
If you like songs and stories of the sea, new and old, you'll certainly enjoy Tom's singing and his stories.
Help BFMS revive its once robust concert series, please spread the word and vote with your feet by joining us for a fabulous evening of great fun!


 
Monday, May 22 2017 
English Country Dance
Emily Aubrey calls to the music of Elke Baker (violin), Robin Wilson (flute and concertina), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)
 
Tuesday, May 23 2017 (Member Sponsored) 
BFMS Song Swap
At the The Four Hour Day Lutherie - 4305 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21214.
7 to 9 PM, admission free
 
Wednesday, May 24 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Ridge Kennedy calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
 
Monday, May 29 2017 
English Country Dance
Bob Farrall calls to the music of Jeff Steinberg (violin), Dave Crandall (winds), and Janina O'Brien (piano and more)
 
Wednesday, May 31 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Dave Colestock calls to Some Assembly: Joe Klausner (fiddle, mandolin), Mary Corletta Flora (flute), Donna Boylan (piano), Adam Lee (guitar), and Ian Sturrock (percussion, guitar).
 
Wednesday, June 07 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to the Old Time Jam Band
 
Saturday, June 10 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
David Kaynor calls to Polka Pants Band
Featuring: Andrea Hoag (fiddle), Rebecca Weiss (fiddle), Charlie Pilzer,(piano) David Kaynor (fiddle)
Workshop begins at 7:30 pm. Bring a snack & bring a friend.
 
Friday, June 16 2017 
Catoctin Mountain Music and Dance Weekend
Join dancers and musicians of all ages for a participatory intergenerational weekend of dancing, singing, workshops, jamming, crafts, hiking and more in a beautiful mountain setting. June 16-18 from $89 per person. Info & online registration at www.bfms.org/catoctin.php Ticket sales are open.
 
Wednesday, June 21 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Organic Family Band: Michael Raitzyk (guitar), Jakob Raitzyk (fiddle), Rebekah Gellar (fiddle), and Judith Gellar (French horn). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
 
Wednesday, June 28 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Alexandra Deis-Lauby calls to Devine Comedy: Marty Taylor (whistles, concertina), Steve Hickman (fiddle), and John Devine (guitar).
 
Saturday, July 08 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
April Blum calls to Zeke's Fancy all the way from Southeastern Ohio
Featuring: Zeke Hutchison (mandolin), Mark Brasamian (fiddle), Paul Brown, (banjo), Dave Borowski (guitar), & Nick Weiland (bass).
Bring a snack & Bring a friend.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VmsikLVbN8
 
Wednesday, July 12 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
Woody Lane calls to Loose Shoes: Rex Blazer (fiddle), Steve Kimble (percussion),and George Paul (keyboard).
 
Wednesday, July 19 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Unbowed
 
Wednesday, July 26 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
TBA calls to Callithump: Glyn Collinson (mandolin), David Knight (fiddle), and Andrew Marcus (accordion).
 
Saturday, August 12 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Greg Frock calls to Callithump Glyn Colliinson Andrew Marcus
 
Saturday, September 09 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Shane Knudsen calls to The Wombats: Carl Friedman (Fiddle, Flute) and friends.
 
Saturday, October 14 2017 
Family Dance
Susan Taylor calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, October 14 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Ann Falon calls to Some Assembly
 
Wednesday, November 08 2017 
Square/Contra Dance
The Too Hot Mamas call to the Dead Sea Squirrels: Craig Edwards (fiddle), Cathy Mason (fiddle), and Henry Yoshimura (guitar).
 
Saturday, November 11 2017 
Family Dance
TBA calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, November 11 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
Denise Lair calls to Lovely Lane String Band - Brenna Hogan (fiddle), Shane Knudsen (fiddle), John Sauer (guitar), Jay White (banjo), Artie Abrams (bass).
 
Saturday, December 09 2017 
Family Dance
Susan Taylor calls to the Megan Beller and the Charles Street Fiddlers.
The BFMS Family Dance is geared towards young children and
families. All ages are encouraged to attend. Dances are all
taught and dancing is to live music.This event is enjoyed by
children, parents, and grandparents as they dance and sing
together. $4 for member, $6 for non-members, children under
age 3 are free. 5:00 to 6:30 PM

There is a potluck from 6:30-7:20 Come and join in some good
food and conversation.

St. Mark's on the Hill, Parish
Hall 1620 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, MD. 21208
http://bfms.org/familyDance.php
 
Saturday, December 09 2017 
2nd Saturday Dance
TBA calls to The Black Oranges
 
Saturday, March 10 2018 
2nd Saturday Dance
Bob Isaacs Calls to The Organic Family Band