Fermilab Folk Club

The Fermilab Folk Club sponsors regular monthly barn dances to promote and preserve traditional square and contra dancing. You can also do International Folk Dancing, Scottish Country Dance, and English Country at Fermilab.

2016/2017 Barn Dance Schedule

Kuhn Village Barn

2nd Sunday Dances - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
September through June

September 11, 2016 Music by The Cosmic Otters Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
October 9, 2016 Music by Jennifer & Paul Caller: Tony Scarimbolo  
November 13, 2016 Music by Chirps & Friends Caller: Dot Kent Party - Free!
December 11, 2016 Music by Heather & Dan Caller: Meg Dedolph  
January 8, 2017 Music by Fred Campeau & Friends Caller: Paul Watkins  
February 12, 2017 Music by Blind Squirrel Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
March 12, 2017 Music by Kolleen Caller: Georges Augustin  
April 9, 2017 Music by The Blind Children Caller: Brad Baughman  
May 14, 2017 Music by Solo Buffalo Caller: Andrea Craft  
June 11, 2017 Music by Eli & Friends Caller: Lynn & Chris  

3rd Sunday Dances - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
November through April

November 20, 2016 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Dan Saathoof
December 18, 2016 Music by Dan & Chris Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
January 15, 2017 Music by White Mule Caller: Lynn Garren
February 19, 2017 Music by Joe Samojedny Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
March 19, 2017 Music by Tim MacDonald with Meg & Jonathan Caller: Cheryl Joyal
April 16, 2017 Music by Minor Contravention Caller: Meg Dedolph

All dances are held in the Kuhn Village Barn

Admission is $7. Children under 12 are free. 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $4.

The Village Barn is located near the east entrance to Fermilab. Turn west on Batavia Rd. from Rt. 59 in Warrenville. Go past the guardhouse (stop and show them your drivers license) and turn right at the first stop sign. The barn is the second building on the right.

From the west, use the Pine St. entrance from Kirk Rd. Proceed across the lab and turn left at the 5th stop sign (Sauk Dr.). If needed, stop at the guardhouse for a pass.

The Barn Dances are co-sponsored by the Fox Valley Folklore Society, and the Chicago Barn Dance Company.

For more information, contact:
Lynn Garren (630) 840-2061 garren@fnal.gov
Dave Harding (630) 840-2971 harding@fnal.gov
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