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.

2004/2005 Barn Dance Schedule

Warrenville Community Building

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

September 12, 2004 Music by Walter Hojka and Jonathan Whitall Caller: Paul Watkins
October 10, 2004 Music by Paul Tyler & Friends Caller: Dot Kent
November 14, 2004 Music by Jennifer Jeffries & Paul Watkins Caller: Lisa Ornstein
December 12, 2004 Music by ThisBigStringBand Caller: Paul Watkins
January 9, 2005 Music by The Georgia Rang-Tangs Caller: Lisa Ornstein
February 13, 2005 Music by Joe, Sam, & Jerry Caller: Paul Ford
March 13, 2005 Music by Good Intentions Paving Company Caller: Paul Watkins
April 10, 2005 Music by Cosmic Otters Caller: Dan Saathoff
May 8, 2005 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Paul Watkins
June 12, 2005 Music by Friends of Walter Caller: Dan Saathoff

3rd Sunday Dances - 2 p.m.

November 21, 2004 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Dan Saathoff
December 19, 2004 Music by The Dust Devils Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
January 16, 2005 Music by Third Wheel Caller: Lynn Garren
February 20, 2005 Music by Chirps & Friends Caller: Dot Kent
March 20, 2005 Music by Jordan & Friends Caller: Paul Tyler
April 17, 2005 Music by Department of Old-Time Security Caller: Paul Ford

All dances are held in the Warrenville Community Building

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

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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