Calendar

Nov
12
Mon
Speaking in Tunes with Dave Winston calling
Nov 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Nov
15
Thu
Open Band with Beth Molaro calling
Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Open Band with Beth Molaro calling

Laura Lengnick and Karen Gaughan leading the open band

Nov
17
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Contra – River Falls Lodge
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

REDBUD RAMBLERS (Wes Maluk, David White) with KEITH CORNETT EUSTIS

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

Nov
18
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Jovial Beggars (Laurie Fisher, fiddle; Michael Garner, fiddle; Esther Holsen, recorder; Nic Coker, guitar; Chelsea Henley, piano.
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader;  Music:  Jovial Beggars (Laurie Fisher, fiddle; Michael Garner, fiddle; Esther Holsen, recorder; Nic Coker, guitar; Chelsea Henley, piano.

3:30pm-4:00pm, Pre-Dance Workshop – Regular dancers assisting Beginners with basic ECD dance figures.

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.

Community Waltz
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Waltz

Come dance with friends and work on your waltz moves. All levels are welcome. Enjoy learning from each other in an informal setting. Live music as available (come play with an open band); recorded music as needed. Led by Suzanne Hosch.

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.
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OFB Community Waltz @ Harvest House
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Harvest House Waltz

Come dance with friends and work on your waltz moves. All levels are welcome. Enjoy learning from each other in an informal setting. Live music as available (or come play waltzes with an open band); recorded music as needed. Led by Suzanne Hosch.

Donations of money and snacks are welcome!

Nov
19
Mon
Gravity Wave with Abigail Hobart calling
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Nov
22
Thu
Laurie Fisher & Nick Coker leading an open band
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Laurie Fisher & Nick Coker leading an open band

All musicians are invited to join in

Nov
23
Fri
Contra – Landmark Hall
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - Landmark Hall

THE MARSHALL CHRIS BAND (Marshall Goers, Chris Liakos) with JACK MITCHELL

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

Nov
25
Sun
OFB Board meeting @ Harvest House
Nov 25 @ 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.

Roots Contra JAM!
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Roots Contra JAM!

NEW START TIME! Every 4th Sunday Laura Lengnick and Nic Coker lead Asheville’s only traditional New England social dance musicians jam!  SLOW JAM from 6 to 7, then DANCE TEMPO JAM from 7 to 9.  Join us to have some fun playing traditional fiddle tunes “close to the floor” at this gathering devoted to the art of playing for social dance.  We’ll explore the traditional dance music of New England through a diversity of dance forms, including set dances – triplets, contra, square, circle, English country, and play party – and partner dances such as waltz, hambo, schottis and polka. Listeners and dancers welcome!  Special invited guests will share dance playing tips and teach a favorite tune from time to time. 

Nov
26
Mon
Gold-n-Light with Terry Doyle calling
Nov 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Nov
29
Thu
Holley Ross Band with calling by Diane Silver
Nov 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Holley Ross Band with calling by Diane Silver

Holley Ross, Laura Lengnick and Linda Hunt

Dec
1
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Contra – River Falls Lodge
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

BIG-EYED RABBIT (Marion Boatwright, Briggs Hamilton, Barb Massey, Don Massey, Becky Stovall) with JENNIE WAKEFIELD

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

Dec
2
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, Nora Garver, fiddle; Cathy Arps, fiddle; Linda Schissler, piano
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music, Nora Garver, fiddle; Cathy Arps, fiddle; Linda Schissler, piano

3:30pm-4:00pm, Pre-Dance Workshop – Regular dancers assisting Beginners with basic ECD dance figures.

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
3
Mon
Cailen Campbell and George Paul with Diane Silver calling
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Dec
6
Thu
Roger Gold and Gretchen Caverly with caller AnnMarie Walter
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dec
10
Mon
Dancing Bears with Barbara Groh calling
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm