Old Farmers Ball

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

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

Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
AMY and BOB BUCKINGHAM with KEITH CORNETT EUSTIS Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Boys of Buncombe
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
RICOCHET (Brian Hamshur, Walter Hojka, Rya Martin) with TAMARA MCGOVERN EXPERIENCED DANCERS ONLY!
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
RICOCHET (Brian Hamshur, Walter Hojka, Rya Martin) with CHARLOTTE CRITTENDEN Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: The Carolina Express
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
STOLL’N GOLD (Roger Gold, Fred Stoll, Pam Stoll) with ANNEMARIE WALTER Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Saylor Bros
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
BATTLEAXE BAND (Lucy Allen, Amy Buckingham, Nancy Hamilton, Brooke Lauer) with BRIAN HAMSHAR Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 20 @ 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
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 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
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 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 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Band: Haw Creek Sheiks
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBA with TBA 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 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
TBA with TBA Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!
Sep 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBA with TBA 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 30 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
TBA with TBA Instruction period 7:30-8:00, beginners welcome!