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.

2008/2009 Barn Dance Schedule

Kuhn Village Barn

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

September 14, 2008 Music by Jennifer & Roger Caller: Paul Watkins
October 12, 2008 Music by Kit, James, & Ericka Caller: Dan Saathoff
November 9, 2008 Music by Cosmic Otters Caller: Paul Watkins
December 14, 2008 Music by Sam Strong Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
January 11, 2009 Music by Bobine Caller: Meg & Rachel
February 8, 2009 Music by The $8000 Stringband Caller: Allan Sundry
March 8, 2009 Music by The Roarsharks Caller: Paul Watkins
April 12, 2009 Music by Chrysopoeia Caller: Meg Dedolph
May 10, 2009 Music by Dr. Hojka's Medicine Show Caller: Tom Senior
June 14, 2009 Music by The Common Taters Caller: Walter Hojka

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

November 16, 2008 Special Dance Party Free Admission
December 21, 2008 Music by Just Us Chickens Caller: Dan Saathoff
January 18, 2009 Music by White Mule Caller: Lynn Garren
February 15, 2009 Music by Cats on Holiday Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
March 15, 2009 Music by Chirps & Friends Caller: Dot Kent
April 19, 2009 Music by Money Creek Caller: Lynn Garren

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 for a pass if necessary) 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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