Old Farmers Ball

New Year’s Eve Dance (this is a Monday – plan accordingly
Live music by Buddy System Julie Vallimont and Noah van Nostrand) and calling by Alex Deis-Lauby
Techno contra with Grant Jobst DJing from midnight till 1:30
Photo booth, body decorations and snacks
The theme for the event will be SPACE. This means aliens, astronauts, planets, and intergalactic beings are quite welcome.
Only $25 for the night of fun $30 at the door) – $5 for Warren Wilson students (at the door)
More info and to buy tickets

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Dec
16
Sun
OFB Board meeting @ Harvest House
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OFB Board meeting @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Members are always welcome to observe at OFB Board meetings.
Please check the calendar before coming, as we may not meet every month.

Venue Change, ECD Festive Year-End Dance. Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Atossa Kramer, piano; Lisa Smith, flute; Cathy Arps, fiddle
Dec 16 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Venue Change, ECD Festive Year-End Dance. Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Atossa Kramer, piano; Lisa Smith, flute; Cathy Arps, fiddle

Please note that we are dancing on this date, Dec. 16th, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Directions: http://www.stmarysasheville.org/directions.html

3:30pm-4:00pm, Waltzing

4:00pm-6:30pm, Dance

$7/$6 for OFB Members

All are welcome; no partner necessary; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; bring a snack to share from time to time; fragrance-free dance.

Dec
17
Mon
Holiday Benefit Waltz
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Dec
20
Thu
Gravity Wave with Diane Silver
Dec 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Gravity Wave with Diane Silver

Gravity Wave is Fred Stoll and Roger Gold.

Dec
24
Mon
No MND – Merry Christmas
Dec 24 all-day
Dec
27
Thu
Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker with AnneMarie Walter
Dec 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dec
31
Mon
No MND – Happy New Year – Dance at the OFB
Dec 31 all-day
New Year’s Eve 2018 @ Bryson Gym
Dec 31 2018 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 1:30 am
New Year's Eve 2018 @ Bryson Gym | Swannanoa | North Carolina | United States

New Year’s Eve 2018
The theme for the event will be SPACE. This means aliens, astronauts, planets, and intergalactic beings are quite welcome.

With another year coming to a close, we have the opportunity to reflect on all that we accomplished and look forward to what will come in the new year. Old Farmer’s Ball will be hosting another New Year’s Eve dance at Bryson Gym on Warren Wilson College. The time of celebration falls on a Monday evening this year, so please plan accordingly!

The performers for this year’s dance will be live music by Buddy System (Julie Vallimont and Noah van Norstrand), calling by Alexandra Deis-Lauby, and techno contra sounds by Grant Yost. The schedule for the night is as follows:

8PM to midnight — live music with Buddy System and Alexandra Deis-Lauby
(please note there will be no beginner lesson)
Brief intermission for celebrations of the new year
12:30 to 1:30 — techno contra with Grant Yost

We are excited to offer a photo booth, body decorations, and snacks as complimentary for this event!
($5 for Warren Wilson students at the door)-and $30 if you wait to buy your ticket at the door

Jan
5
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

WOLF MOON STRING BAND (Lucy Allen, Marshall Goers, Briggs Hamilton, Brooke Lauer) with BETH MOLARO

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

Jan
10
Thu
Contrazz
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jan
17
Thu
Flying the Tune
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jan
19
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

GLUTEN FREE (Laurie Fisher, Chelsea Henley, Art Shuster) with JESSE EDGERTON

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

Jan
24
Thu
Cailen Campbell & George Paul
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jan
25
Fri
Contra – Landmark Hall
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - Landmark Hall

CONTRAFORCE (Joey Dorwart, Karin McQuade, Jimi Peirano, Andrae Raffield) with EMILY ABEL

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

Jan
26
Sat
Contra – Rivern Falls Lodge
Jan 26 all-day
Contra - Rivern Falls Lodge

JOYFUL NOISE (Cailen Campbell, George Paul) with BARBARA GROH

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

Jan
27
Sun
OFB Board meeting @ Harvest House
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
OFB Board meeting @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Members are always welcome to observe at OFB Board meetings.
Please check the calendar before coming, as we may not meet every month.

Feb
2
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

SPINNING WHEEL (Nic Coker, Karen Gaughian, Art Shuster) with TBA

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

Feb
16
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

CROOKED PINE (Craig Bannerman, Troy Harrison, Frank McConnell and Marion Boatwright) with TOM & MYRA

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

Contra – River Falls Lodge
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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