Old Farmers Ball

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

Check out our new activities on the Harvest House page

Splash dance registration is open now!  August 25, 26 and 27, 2017

Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm harvest house
This dance is for those who are somewhat familiar with basic ECD figures.  Don’t be put off by “experienced”, though – come and enjoy yourself amid the good and supportive company. Leader:  Bob Thompson Harvest House 205 Kenilworth Rd., Asheville, … Continue reading
Aug 25 – Aug 27 all-day Camp Ton-a-Wandah
Splashdance, Asheville’s all-volunteer weekend of contra dance. swimming, musical jamming, and singing. Details Online registration
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Spring Mountain Shiners
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRAFORCE (Joey Dorwart, Jimi Peirano, Andrae Raffield) with BETH MOLARO Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
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
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Laura Light Emil Olguin Janet Muse
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Make a note to come on over to St. George’s Episcopal Church for this dance. Bob Thompson, Leader; Atossa Kramer and Lisa Smith, Music. 3:30, Pre-dance workshop that includes the beginners and the regulars. Really helps for the regular dancers … Continue reading
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
 
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 11 @ 2:30 am
25th Annual Moon Dance with Pete’s Posse, The Morrison Brothers, Will Mentor and Rob Harper. http://moondancesc.weebly.com/ Early Bird registration ends 1 August:
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
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 … Continue reading
Sep 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
 
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Haw Creek Sheiks
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
FLYING THE TUNE (June Avincula and Lew Gelfond) with JESSE EDGERTON Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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 … Continue reading
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
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 … Continue reading
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Julie Vallimont Noah VanNorstrand
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Cane Creek Hellbenders
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Jenny and the Hog Drovers (from Warren Wilson College)
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
BIG-EYED RABBIT (Marion Boatwright, Briggs Hamilton, Barb Massey, Don Massey, Becky Stovall) with JENNIE WAKEFIELD Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest House
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
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
 
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA CEILI (Laurie Fisher, Chelsea Henley, Art Shuster) with BARBARA GROH Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
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 … Continue reading
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Lew Gelfond John Culp Mark Langner