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Help Out at Warren Wilson on Thursdays - and Dance for Free!

We always need help setting up, tearing down, and sitting at the door (not all night, of course - we know you're here to dance!).

See how it works, and sign up for a spot!


White Horse Waltz in Black Mountain

A new waltz for Wednesdays. Check it out: White Horse Waltz


Appalachian Square Dance Revival

Square dancing is here in Asheville. Check it out: Toyboat Square Dance


Asheville Open Contra Band

The band is for anyone who either enjoys or wants to enjoy playing contra music. We meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 7-9 PM. Please Sign up for information (including where the next jam will be!) by sending an email to:
asheville-contra-band+subscribe@googlegroups.com.

An initial Open Band tune book is now available at: Open Band


Monthly Board Meetings

Next Board Meeting is Aug 13th, 7:30 PM. Monthly Board Meetings are always open to the public, usually second Wednesdays but not every month. If you are interested in attending a board meeting let us know via the contact sheet and we'll tell you when and where the next one is.


Schedule of OFB and other regional dances

Most Dances are Fragrance Free

Printable Refrigerator Magnet Version

DateDanceBandMusiciansCallerComments
Friday
12/19
OFB Advanced DanceSteamshovelDavid White, Roger GoldCharlotte ChrittendenNot recommended for new dancers.
Saturday
12/20
JonesboroughEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionWarren DoyleBeginners Lesson 7:00pm
Sunday
12/21
OFB English Country DanceMara Shea of the Elftones; Atossa Kramer, Berea CollegeAnneMarie WalterWinter Solstice Dance. Elegant attire, if you desire! Spread the word, and bring all your friends and neighbors!
Monday
12/22
Monday Night DanceFree AssociationBill Porter , Bob Kirkman , Steven Carlberg Andrea Nettleton
Thursday
12/25
Old Farmers BallEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionDiane Silver
Monday
12/29
Monday Night DanceIndian SummerAustin Murray guitar, Taya Ricker fiddleLauren Kriel
Tuesday
12/30
Wednesday
12/31
New Year's Eve DancePerpetual e-MotionEd Howe Fiddle, John Cote GuitarLisa GreenleafHollywood Theme. 7:00-8 waltzing, 8-12:30 contra dancing!
Thursday
1/1
Old Farmers BallBareKnuckle QuartetConnell Sanderson highland and irsh bagpipes, irish flute, whistles , David Polechko guitar, Laurie Fisher , Taylor Johnson bass, tablas, djembe and didgeridooDavid Winston
Friday
1/2
JonesboroughPerpetual e-Motion & the Buddy SystemEd Howe Fiddle, John Cote GuitarWill Mentor & Charlotte CrittendenA New Year's Affair-Special Event. Jan 2-3
Sunday
1/4
OFB English Country DanceGeorge & Linda Schisser, Suzanne HoschBob Thompson
Monday
1/5
Monday Night DanceBuddy SystemJulie Vallimont piano, Noah VanNorstrand Fiddle, Mandolin, FeetWill MentorAn electric sort of sound, from two talented contra dance musicians. Check it out!
Thursday
1/8
Old Farmers BallCurious GeorgeLaura Lengnick fiddle, Paul Moore piano, Steve Kemble drumsDiane Silver
Monday
1/12
Monday Night DanceHot SonataArt Shuster mandolin, Karen Gaughan piano, Laura Lengnick fiddleBeth Molaro
Thursday
1/15
Old Farmers BallCailen Campbell and the Pond BrothersLaurie Fisher
Friday
1/16
OFB Advanced DanceDancing BearsLew Gelfond fiddle, Mark Langner guitar, John Culp mandolinBarbara GrohNot recommended for new dancers.
Sunday
1/18
OFB English Country DanceAtossa Kramer and Jane WeaverAnneMarie Walter
Monday
1/19
Monday Night DanceCailen Campbell & The Pond BrothersCailen Campbell fiddle, the Pond BrothersMargaret Mathews
Wednesday
1/21
White Horse WaltzLive Music TBAThird Wednesday Evening Waltz at White Horse Black Mountain. Black Mountain, NC. 6:30, Waltz Lesson; 7 -9 Waltzing. $8. Directions: http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com/
Thursday
1/22
Old Farmers BallHoney BadgersBeth Molaro banjo uke, David Lynch , Volley Mckenzie John Combs
Monday
1/26
Monday Night DanceFireflyBarbara Davis guitar, Julia Weatherford fiddle, Laurel Willoughby bass, Pearl Shirley fiddle, low whistle, vocalsKristin Seibert
Thursday
1/29
Old Farmers BallWarren Wilson Student BandPhil Jamison
Monday
2/2
Monday Night DanceSteamShovelDavid White fiddle/banjo, Roger Gold guitarDiane Silver
Thursday
2/5
Old Farmers BallDancing BearsJohn Culp mandolin, Lew Gelfond fiddle, Mark Langner guitarBarbara Groh
Sunday
2/8
OFB English Country DanceGeorge & Linda Schissler and FriendsBob Thompson
Monday
2/9
Monday Night DanceFyreflyGeorge Paul piano, Loren Oppenheimer Tabla, Rob Zisette Fiddle, Vocal, PercussionTerry Doyle
Thursday
2/12
Old Farmers BallOpen BandDennis Merritt bassDavid WinstonOpen Band lead by Laura Light and Roger Gold. Open callers lead by David Winston
Sunday
2/15
OFB English Country DanceJovial BeggarsLaurie Fisher, Nic Coker, Esther Holsen, Michael Garner, Karen aughanTom Calwell and Myra Hirschberg
Monday
2/16
Monday Night DanceJohn Herrmann and Meredith McIntoshJohn Herrmann fiddle, banjo, Meredith McIntosh piano, bass, guitarBeverly Smith
Wednesday
2/18
White Horse WaltzLive Music TBAThird Wednesday Evening Waltz at White Horse Black Mountain. Black Mountain, NC. 6:30, Waltz Lesson; 7 -9 Waltzing. $8. Directions: http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com/
Thursday
2/19
Old Farmers BallGold and LightLaura Light fiddle, Roger Gold guitarChuck Abell
Friday
2/20
OFB Advanced DanceHot SonataLaura Lengnick fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Art Shuster mandolinTamara McGovernNot recommended for new dancers.
Monday
2/23
Monday Night DanceSpring ChickensArt Shuster mandolin, Ben Harvey banjo, Beth Mangum guitar, McLean Bissell bass, Rob Mangum fiddleTom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg
Thursday
2/26
Old Farmers BallSpeaking-in-TunesDave Heath Guitar, Dave Heath Guitar, David White fiddle/banjo, David White fiddle/banjo, Jeff Hersk bass, Martha Nelson Bass, Rich Pettus Banjo, Rich Pettus BanjoPhil Jamison
Friday
3/20
OFB Advanced DanceNot recommended for new dancers.
Friday
4/17
OFB Advanced DanceNot recommended for new dancers.
Friday
5/29
OFB Advanced DanceNot recommended for new dancers.


Old Farmer's Ball
PO Box 2852
Weaverville, NC 28787

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