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The Baltimore Folk Music Society
Requests the Pleasure of your Company
at the

Autumn Assembly Ball

BFMS is pleased to present its annual Baltimore Autumn Assembly Ball on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Church of the Redeemer. There will be a review session at the same location from 1:30 to 4 pm. Reception is at 6:30 PM and the Ball is 7PM to 11 PM.

You may register online or by mail. Suggested attire is festive formal or historical.
Please bring non-marking dance shoes to help preserve the floor.

Your 2016 Ball Chairs are April Blum and Sharon McKinley, reachable by email at playford at

The Dances

Title Key/Meter   Title Key/Meter
Autumn in Amherst D 2/2   Barbarini's Tambourine D 2/4
Elizabeth Em 3/4   An Enchanted Place D 3/4
Foxfire Dm 6/8   Mary K Cm 3/2
Midwinter Maggot Dm 2/2   Old Wife Behind the Fire G 2/2
Room for Ramblers D 2/2   Sapphire Sea F 2/2
Softly, Good Tummas Dm 2/2   Saint Margaret's Hill Gm 3/2
Stepping Stones Am 3/4   Sweet Potato Pie C 6/8
Terpsicourante D 6/8   Turn of the Tide G 3/4
Wakefield Hunt G 6/8   The Wrights of Lichfield Am 6/8
All dances will be talked through and briefly prompted
You can also download a list of the Dances in PDF format.

Music By

Marty Taylor, winds and concertina
Kathy Talvitie, piano
Daniel Beerbohm, flute and clarinet
Barbara Greenberg, violin

1:30 - 4 PM Afternoon Review Session
6:30 PM Reception
7 - 11 PM Ball
Review, Reception and Ball at
The Church of the Redeemer
5603 North Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
Google Map Location

Questions? E-mail playford at

Ticket Prices

Member pricing is for BFMS and CDSS affiliates.

  Members General
Before October 7th $35$40$15
Oct 7 to Oct 14 $40$45$20
After Oct 14
At the door if available


By Mail:
Download our flier and complete the form on the back page.


Online registration for the 2016 Autumn Assembly Ball is now closed. Tickets will be available at the door for $45 (members and affiliates) and $50 (nonmembers) and $25(students).
Please contact playford @ with any questions.

Please download our 2016 Autumn Assembly Ball flier and Dance Directions for more information and to register by mail.