Old Farmers Ball

Thursday Contra Dance
$7 for non-members of the OFB, $6 for members, Warren Wilson Community $1

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Oct
22
Sun
Community Waltz @ Harvest House
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Waltz @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Enjoy an evening of waltzing in a variety of styles danced to the wonderful music of the community waltz band. Music led by Suzanne Hosch and varying guest musicians.

Please make a donation at the door.
Thanks

Oct
23
Mon
ANDREW & NOAH & FRIENDS with Beth Molaro calling
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
ANDREW & NOAH & FRIENDS with Beth Molaro calling

Andrew VanNorstrand
Noah VanNorstrand
and Friends

Oct
26
Thu
Buddy System with calling by Beth Molaro
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oct
27
Fri
Fall Square Dance Weekend @ John C Campbell Folk School
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm

Instructors: Bob Dalsemer, Janine Smith

Join two amazing callers for a wide range of square dance styles from various regions in U.S.

Foot-stomping live music will be provided by Evening Star (Steve Hickman, John Devine, Claudio Buchwald, & Jim Holland).

All dances will be taught and walked through in advance. The weekend also includes “Ask the Caller” sessions and free entry to our annual Halloween community contra & square dance on Saturday night. Some previous contra or square dance experience is recommended. Singles and couples welcome.

CONTRA – CITYDANCE
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - CITYDANCE

PRETTY LITTLE GOAT (Josh Carter, Mallory Carter, Tim Fisher, Owen Grooms, JT Linville) with CALLERS COLLECTIVE

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!

Oct
28
Sat
MONSTER MASH – RIVER FALLS
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 12:00 am
MONSTER MASH - RIVER FALLS

TEA & WHISKEY (Joey Dorwart, Karin McQuade, Andrae Raffield) with BARBARA GROH

Wear your Halloween finest to this special dance: potluck at 6:30 – bring a dish to share! dance 8-12 – costume parade and prizes at the break. Dance $10.

Oct
30
Mon
Laura Light Band with Jesse Edgerton calling
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Laura Light Band with Jesse Edgerton calling

Happy Halloween Dance! Costumes optional but oh what fun!

Nov
2
Thu
Switching Protocols (Ruthie Byers, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler, Christopher Jacoby) with calling by Maia McCormick
Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Nov
3
Fri
ADVANCED DANCE – River Falls
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
ADVANCED DANCE - River Falls

come for the LAST advanced dance at river falls!!

SWITCHING PROTOCOLS (Ruthie Byers, Christopher Jacoby, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler) with MAIA McCORMICK

EXPERIENCED DANCERS ONLY!

Nov
4
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

DEEP VALLEY DRIFTERS (Ted Ehrhard, Maria Fairchild) with DIANE SILVER

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!

Nov
5
Sun
ECD Venue Change. Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, George & LInda Schissler, Suzanne Hosch
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Venue Change. Bob Thompson, Leader; Music, George & LInda Schissler, Suzanne Hosch

Please note that we are dancing at St. George’s Episcopal Church both Sundays in November.

3:30, Pre-Dance Workshop for beginners and regulars, combined. Reviewing and learning dance figures with all of us together. 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Nov
6
Mon
The Deep Valley Drifters with Diane Silver calling
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The Deep Valley Drifters with Diane Silver calling

Ted Ehrhard and Maria Fairchild
with Diane Silver calling

Nov
9
Thu
Tunerider (Gretchen Caverly, Austin Murray) with calling by Bob Green
Nov 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Nov
12
Sun
Roots Contra @ Harvest House
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Roots Contra @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

New England contra dancing as a traditional dance form. Dance contra chestnuts, northern and southern squares, circles, quadrilles, and triplets as well as newer contra dances to traditional contra dance music played close to the floor.
Diane Silver will lead the dancing, with music by Laura Lengnick, Karen Gaughan, and invited guests.

Please make a donation at the door.

Nov
13
Mon
Monday Night Dance
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Nov
16
Thu
Warren Wilson Old-Time Band with calling by Phil Jamison
Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Nov
18
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

THE STUFF (Gretchen Caverly and Nic Coker) with TAMARA MCGOVERN

Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!

Nov
19
Sun
ECD Venue Change. AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: Round Robin: Robbin Marcus, Dave Marcus, Meredith Doster
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Venue Change. AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: Round Robin: Robbin Marcus, Dave Marcus, Meredith Doster

Please note that we are dancing at St. George’s Episcopal Church both Sundays in November.

3:30, Pre-Dance Workshop for beginners and regulars, combined. Reviewing and learning dance figures with all of us together. 4:00-6:30, Dance. $7/$6 for OFB Members; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; no partner necessary; bring a snack to share from time to time. All are welcome!

Callers Collective @ Harvest House
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Callers Collective @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Thinking about learning to call or want to polish your calling skills? Want to try a new dance, explore new choreography, or learn more about how to write your own dances? Emily Able facilitates this shop-talk session for experienced and developing contra callers to share resources and practice together.

Nov
20
Mon
Monday Night Dance
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm