Wednesday Night Contra & Square Dances
We welcome everyone to our events, but to protect those most at risk of infection from Covid-19 in-person attendance is currently restricted to those who provide proof of vaccination. We also require signing of a waiver for in-person participants. Those who are unvaccinated or who are unwilling to sign a waiver are welcome to attend virtually via Zoom. To access the Zoom, please contact the event organizer by 5pm on the day before the event.
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 every Wednesday at 7:30p.m. Beginners are encouraged to attend.
See our Contra dance FAQs for general information on Contra Dances
Please see our Behavior Policy
For more information call the BFMS hotline at 888-646-BFMS or email amdance at bfms.org.
Please help support our Callers and MusiciansBFMS encourages our members to donate to musicians and callers who had their BFMS sponsored gigs cancelled due to coronavirus. We are no longer accepting donations through our website, but CDSS has established a website for donations to musicians and callers.
If you cannot find contact info for specific performers, please contact our dance chairs, who can provide contact info.