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An English Trifle Dance Weekend: May 23-25, 2015

posted Apr 11, 2015, 7:57 AM by David Govoni   [ updated Apr 11, 2015, 8:08 AM ]

Inaugural English Trifle dance event, Timber Ridge Camp in High View, WV. Saturday, May 23, from 2:00 pm through lunch on Monday, May 25. Lots of ECD, in a hall that allows for expansive dancing. Featured callers are Scott Higgs, Gaye Fifer, and Tom Spilsbury, with wonderful musicians, playing in duos, trios, quartets — maybe even an octet on Sunday night. For more information and to register, visit the English Trifle website at anenglishtrifle.org.

Folklore Society of Greater Washington: 29th Annual Washington Spring Ball

posted Apr 11, 2015, 7:44 AM by David Govoni   [ updated Apr 11, 2015, 8:07 AM ]

Saturday, May 9, 2015, Cherry Hill Park Conference Center, 9800 Cherry Hill Road, College Park, MD 20740. Practice session: 2:30 to 5:00 pm; Potluck: 5:15 to 6:30 pm; Ball: 7:30-11:00 pm. Music by Waverley Station -- David Knight (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano), and Ralph Gordon (cello). For more information and to register, visit the 2015 FSGW Spring Ball information site at www.bronord.com/ball2015.

FSGW Weekly Wednesday English Country Dance

posted Feb 22, 2014, 8:04 AM by David Govoni   [ updated Feb 22, 2014, 8:05 AM ]

Every Wednesday, 8:00 – 10:30 pm, Glen Echo Town Hall, 6106 Harvard Ave, Glen Echo, MD. Visit The Folklore Society of Greater Washington's English Country Dance information page for details.

FSGW English Tea Foodlore Class & Dance

posted Feb 22, 2014, 7:44 AM by David Govoni   [ updated Feb 22, 2014, 8:16 AM ]

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 1:00 pm, Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC. For complete details, including schedule and cost, visit the The Folklore Society of Greater Washington’s website and click on the Foodways menu link.

FSGW Weekly Wednesday English Country Dances

posted May 25, 2012, 4:50 AM by Site Admin   [ updated Dec 28, 2013, 9:15 AM by David Govoni ]

Every Wednesday, 8:00 – 10:30 pm, Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs, Glen Echo, MD. Contact the FSGW Wednesday English Country Dance Coordinators directly or visit The Folklore Society of Greater Washington's website for details.

26th Annual Washington Spring Ball

posted Mar 14, 2012, 1:06 PM by David Govoni

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 7:00-11:00 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Park Conference Center, 9800 Cherry Hill Road, College Park, MD. Sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. More information online or contact Roger Broseus at Registrar@bronord.com.

Monthly Sunday English Country Dances at Glen Echo Park

posted Jan 17, 2012, 2:19 PM by David Govoni

Every 2nd Sunday, 2:30 – 5:30 pm, Spanish Ballroom Annex, Glen Echo Park, MD. Contact Michael Barraclough at 703-992-0752 or visit www.michaelbarraclough.com/ECD4FUN for details.

FSGW Weekly Wednesday English Country Dances

posted May 22, 2011, 7:43 AM by Site Admin   [ updated May 22, 2011, 8:00 AM ]

Every Wednesday, 8:00 – 10:30 pm, Glen Echo Town Hall Upstairs, Glen Echo, MD. Contact the FSGW Wednesday English Country Dance Coordinators directly or visit The Folklore Society of Greater Washington's website for details.

Bread and Butter Ball at Gadsby's Tavern

posted May 15, 2011, 7:18 AM by David Govoni   [ updated May 15, 2011, 7:35 AM ]

Saturday, June 11, 8:00- 11:00 pm. Gadsby's Tavern Museaum, Alexandria, VA. The 1790s style ball will take place in the historic ballroom. The evening will feature a variety of advanced English Country Dances with live music. Refreshments will be based on a 1760 diary entry from George Washington on a ball he attended in Alexandria. $45 in advance, $50 at the door.

Embassy (MBC) Ball

posted Mar 20, 2011, 7:57 AM by David Govoni   [ updated Mar 20, 2011, 7:58 AM ]

Saturday, April 2, 2011, 7:00 p.m. Mary Baldwin College Physical Activities Center, Staunton, VA. Sponsored by the Ticknor English Country Dancers and the Mary Baldwin College Performing Dance Group. RSVP by March 26. Contact Becky McGovern (rmccaskey08@gmail.com) for more information.

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