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.

2017/2018 Barn Dance Schedule

Kuhn Village Barn

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

September 10, 2017 Music by Eric & Friends Caller: Lynn Garren  
October 8, 2017 Music by Jonathan & Friends Caller: Meg & Cara  
November 12, 2017 Music by Cosmic Otters Caller: Devin Pohly  
December 10, 2017 Music by Fred & the Usual Suspects Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
January 14, 2018 Music by Slippery Elms Caller: Lynn Garren  
February 11, 2018 Music by White Mule Caller: Andrea Craft  
March 11, 2018 Music by Chirps & Friends Caller: Lynn Garren  
April 8, 2018 Music by Brendan Carson & Friends Caller: Georges Augustin  
May 13, 2018 Music by Wabi Sabi Caller: Devin Pohly 40th Anniversary Dance
June 10, 2018 Music by Old T. Blue and the J88's Caller: Meg Dedolph  

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

November 19, 2017 Music by Too Old to be Controlled Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
December 17, 2017 Music by Some Spuds Caller: Lynn & Tony
January 21, 2018 Music by Cosmic Otters Caller: Georges Augustin
February 18, 2018 Music by Blind Squirrel Caller: Cheryl Joyal
March 18, 2018 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Meg & Cara
April 15, 2018 Music by Dan Gilliespie & Friends Caller: Cheryl Joyal

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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