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.

2018/2019 Barn Dance Schedule

Kuhn Village Barn

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

September 9, 2018 Music by Slippery Elms Caller: Lynn Garren  
October 14, 2018 Music by Nicky and Allison Caller: Devin Pohly  
November 11, 2018 Music by Hillbilly Diaspora Caller: Andrea Craft  
December 9, 2018 Music by Cosmic Otters Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
January 13, 2019 Music by Wabi Sabi Caller: Georges Augustin  
February 10, 2019 Music by Blind Squirrel Caller: Cheryl Joyal  
March 10, 2019 Music by Some Mules Caller: Andrea Craft  
April 14, 2019 Music by Common Taters Caller: Meg Dedolph  
May 12, 2019 Music by Jordan & Friends Caller:  
June 9, 2019 Music by Fred & Friends Caller: Andrea Craft  

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

November 18, 2018 Music by Too Old to be Controlled Caller: Lynn & Kolleen  
December 16, 2018 Music by New Tri-City Ramblers Caller: Tony Scarimbolo  
January 20, 2019 Music by Eric & Friends Caller: Meg Dedolph  
February 17, 2019 Music by Jim, Chrips, & Dedo Caller: Dot Kent  
March 17, 2019 Music by Just Us Chickens Caller: Meg Dedolph  
April 21, 2019 Music by J Dan Caller: Maggie Jo Salyer  

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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