The Folklore Society of Greater Washington
32nd Annual Washington Spring Ball
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Save the Date —more details to follow.
Registration will open soon.
Venue: 5,000 square-foot dance floor; located in a plaza with hotels, restaurants, and shops.
Directions / Free parking / map / Don't park at Whole Foods.
Dances will be prompted for a few rounds - no walk-throughs. Enhance dancing pleasure for all by becoming familiar with dances before the Ball by attending Wednesday evening dances, participating in the pre-ball practice session, and, accessing
(in-prep / to come)
: written instructions, videos
, as well as references for tunes in
Barnes and downloadable sheet music for other tunes.
2:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Callers: Anna Rain & Tom Spilsbury
Musicians: Becky Ross (fiddle),
Melissa Running (piano)
Silver Spring Civic Building
(Same venue as Ball)
5:00 to 7:00
Dinner on your own — many restaurants are within walking distance of the Ballroom —
see Restaurant Tips.
Potluck — Laurie and Jim Mielke have generously volunteered to host a Potluck at their home in nearby Chevy Chase. Directions will be available at the Practice Session
Admission by Reservation
$33 for members (FSGW, ATDS, BFMS, CDSS)
$38 for non-members
Members: $16.50, non-members: $19
Download Ball flyer PDF (366 kB).