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.

2015/2016 Barn Dance Schedule

Kuhn Village Barn

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

September 13, 2015 Music by JJ & Roger Caller: Dan Saathoff  
October 11, 2015 Music by Jordan & Friends Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
November 8, 2015 Music by Volo Bogtrotters Caller: Phil Jamison Special Event
December 13, 2015 Music by The Usual Suspects Caller: Valerie Young  
January 10, 2016 Music by Tuesday Night Special Caller: Meg Dedolph  
February 14, 2016 Music by Blind Squirrel Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
March 13, 2016 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Dan Saathoff  
April 10, 2016 Music by Cat Wranglers Caller: Meg Dedolph  
May 8, 2016 Music by the Cosmic Otters Caller: Jo Mortland FREE
June 12, 2016 Music by Can I Get an Amen Caller: Clinton Ross  

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

November 15, 2015 Music by Robert E. & Lee Caller: Lynn Garren
December 20, 2015 Music by the Cosmic Otters Caller: Rachel Shaprio Wallace
January 17, 2016 Music by White Mule Caller: Chris Kimmons
February 21, 2016 Music by Can I Get an Amen Caller: Lynn Garren
March 20, 2016 Music by Too Old to be Controlled Caller: Martha Tyner
April 17, 2016 Music by Fred & Friends Caller: Tony Scarimbolo

All dances are held in the Kuhn Village Barn

Admission is $6. Children under 12 are free. 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3.

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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