See our Events page for a complete listing of events and details.
Tuesday, March 28 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, March 29 2017 Square/Contra Dance Caroline Barnes calls to Dance du Jour:Alexander Mitchell (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (bass). New Dancer Orientation Workshop at 7:30.
Friday, March 31 2017 (Member Sponsored) Longview Cottage House Concerts Elise Witt, of Atlanta, who is an incredible song leader, songwriter, and singer, will team up with Terry Garthwaite and Becky Reardon in a trio called "Natural Rhythms", for a concert here. That will be preceded by a singing workshop at 2:30, and then a potluck at 6:00. Workshop $25-85 (please be affordable and generous). Concert $15-20 at the door. Reservations necessary. Info: Barbara Svoboda, email@example.com.
Saturday, April 01 2017 (Member Sponsored) Contra and Square Dance Party You're invited to an afternoon of dancing to celebrate the dance community of Baltimore and beyond (Washington, Philadelphia, etc.). Susan Taylor calls to the music of Steve Hickman, Marty Taylor and Jonathan Jensen. First half will be English Country and the second half Contras. All dances taught. St. Mark's on the Hill Parish Hall, 1620 Reisterstown Rd.; 21208. 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM FREE admission. For more information contact Barbara Morrison at barb558 AT hotmail.com.
Saturday, April 08 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
Saturday, April 08 2017 2nd Saturday Dance Susan Taylor calls to Devine Comedy
Featuring: John Devine (Guitar) Marty Taylor (Whistles and Concertina), Steve Hickman (Fiddle and Harmonica)
Workshop for beginners starts at 7:30 Bring a snack & bring a friend.
Sunday, April 09 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 (google maps seems reliable).
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
Come with or without experience and partners. 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. From the beginning of human time, we have circled together in song and movement; join this ancient tradition as we bring sacred phrases from around the world into our Circle and build community as we touch the earth and the sky and our inner space. Always helpful if you RSVP either way, though not required. For more info www.dancesofuniversalpeace.org for questions call Peggy 410-465-1914
Monday, April 10 2017 English Country Dance Tom Spilsbury calls the figures to the music of Tina Chancey (strings), Paul Oorts (other things with strings), and Jonathan Jensen (piano and more)
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