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 and Scottish Country Dance at Fermilab.

2001/2002 Barn Dance Schedule


2nd Sunday Dances - 6:30 p.m.

September 9, 2001 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
October 14, 2001 Music by Jennifer Jeffries and Roger Diggle Caller: Jo Mortland
November 11, 2001 Music by Mike and Val Caller: Paul Watkins
December 9, 2001 Music by Joe, Sam, & Jerry Caller: Bill Sudkamp
January 13, 2002 Music by Dimpled Onions Caller: Paul Watkins
February 10, 2002 Music by The Silvertones Caller: Paul Watkins
March 10, 2002 Music by Paul Tyler & Friends Caller: Bill Sudkamp
April 14, 2002 Music by Common Taters Caller: Paul Ford
May 12, 2002 Music by Bob Borcherding & Friends Caller: Paul Watkins
June 9, 2002 Music by Rhys's Pieces Caller: Paul Watkins

3rd Sunday Dances - 2 p.m.

November 18, 2001 Music by The Stringalings Caller: Paul Ford
December 16, 2001 Music by Chirps & Friends Caller: Dot Kent
January 20, 2002 Music by Chuck Hornemann & Friends Caller: Paul Ford
February 17, 2002 Music by No Practice, No Problem Caller: Paul Ford
March 17, 2002 Music by Bill Robinson & Friends Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
April 21, 2002 Music by Stephie & the Boyz Caller: Lynn Garren

All dances are held in the Warrenville Community Building

Admission is $5. Children under 12 are free. 12 to 18 year olds are $2.

Due to increased security at Fermilab, the barn dances have been moved to the Warrenville Community Building (map), located at 3S240 Warren Ave. near the intersection of Batavia Rd. and Rt. 56 (Butterfield Rd.).

From Butterfield Rd. (Illinois Route 56) go south on Batavia Rd. Take the first right. Go 1 block and turn left on Warren Ave. The Community Building is across the street from the Police Station.

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

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


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