The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Contra and
Square Dancing at 8:00 p.m. every Wednesday at Lovely Lane United
Methodist Church, 2200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218.
Admission is $9 for members, $13 for nonmembers. Under 21 and full-time students
with IDs: $4 members, $6 non-members.
All dances are taught and walked through beforehand.
Music and dance styles include New England, Southern Appalachian,
and Celtic styles. Nationally-known musicians and callers appear
regularly. These dances are sponsored in part by a grant from the
Maryland State Arts Council.
New Dancers' workshops: Free workshops introducing basic contra dance figures
take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at
7:30p.m. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Contra
November 24 2014 English Country Dance Carl Friedman calls to Tina Chancey (violin), David Crandall (flute, sax), and Jonathan Jensen (piano, etc.)
November 26 2014 Square/Contra Dance Melissa Chatham calls to Wombats: Carl Friedman (fiddle), Ralph Barthine (guitar), Robin Wilson (flute, concertina), and others. New dancer's workshop at 7:30 pm.
November 27 2014 Thanksgiving Burn off the Calories Dance The annual Thanksgiving Burn Off the Calories dance. Open Band led by Liz Donaldson. Open Mic for callers. Contra, English and Squares. 8PM to 10:30 PM at St Marks on the Hill. Bring your left over deserts to share.