Calendar

Jun
23
Fri
Hickory Nut Gap Square Dance @ Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Band: Saylor Bros

CONTRA – CITYDANCE
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - CITYDANCE

SKEEZIKS (Alan Dillman, Joel McConnell, Terry Maluk, Wes Maluk) with CLINTON ROSS

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

Jun
24
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

PAM AND THE BAD HABITS (Chris Liakos, Wes Maluk, Pam Stoll) with BARBARA GROH

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

Jun
25
Sun
Community Waltz @ Harvest House
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Waltz @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

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

Jun
26
Mon
Contra force with Emily Abel calling
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Jun
29
Thu
Turnip the Beet (Kelsey Wells, Jeremy Lekich) Jesse Edgerton calling
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Turnip the Beet (Kelsey Wells, Jeremy Lekich) Jesse Edgerton calling

Turnip the Beet is a dance band duo from Nashville, Tennessee. Rooted in the traditions of Southern Appalachia and their local contra dances, Kelsey Wells and Jeremy Lekich combine fiddle, banjo, guitar, percussion, and the occasional mbira in an innovative and jubilant musical harvest. Expect to hear an organic mix of eclectic tunes from the American South, Ireland, Cape Breton, Quebec, and Scandinavia, as well as a half-bushel of grooving, homegrown originals.

Kelsey Wells – fiddle, banjo, mbira, feet, vocals,
Jeremy Lekich – guitar, octave mandolin, djembe, vocals

Web: turnipthebeetmusic.com
Facebook: facebook.com/turnipthebeetmusic

Jun
30
Fri
Hickory Nut Gap Contra Dance @ Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Band: Vollie & Laura

Jul
2
Sun
ECD Bob Thompson, Leader; Music: Jovial Beggars (Laurie Fisher, Nic Coker, Esther Holsen, Michael Garner, Karen Gaughan
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  Bob Thompson, Leader;   Music: Jovial Beggars (Laurie Fisher, Nic Coker, Esther Holsen, Michael Garner, Karen Gaughan

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 time. All are welcome!

Jul
3
Mon
Whistin’ Rufus with Doug Singleton calling
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Whistin' Rufus with Doug Singleton calling

Ann Whitley- fiddle
Doug Olsen- mandolin
Cindy Olsen – bass
Peter Jenkins – guitar

Jul
6
Thu
Kudzoo with calling by Brian Hamshar
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
7
Fri
ADVANCED DANCE – River Falls
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
ADVANCED DANCE - River Falls

DAVID KAYNOR & COMPANY (David Kaynor, Dave Marcus, Scott Russell) with CIS HINKLE

EXPERIENCED DANCERS ONLY!

Jul
8
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

EUPHORIA STRING BAND (Denise Baxter, Bob Kogut, Suzanne Williams) with ROBERTA KOGUT

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

Jul
9
Sun
Roots Contra @ Harvest House
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Roots Contra @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

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 the dancing, with music by Laura Lengnick, Karen Gaughan, and invited guests.

Please make a donation at the door.

Jul
13
Thu
Steamshovel
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
14
Fri
Hickory Nut Gap Square Dance @ Hickory Nut Gap Farm Barn
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Band: Haw Creek Sheiks

Jul
15
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

CROOKED PINE (Craig Bannerman, Troy Harrison, Frank McConnell and Marion Boatwright) with DIANE SILVER

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

Jul
16
Sun
ECD AnneMarie Walter, Leader; Music: George & Linda Schissler, Suzanne Hosch
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
ECD  AnneMarie Walter, Leader;  Music: George & Linda Schissler, Suzanne Hosch

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 time. All are welcome!

Callers Collective @ Harvest House
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Callers Collective @ Harvest House | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

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 developing contra callers to share resources and practice together.

Jul
20
Thu
Swannanoa Gathering Celtic Week: Ceili Dance with Siobhan Butler and Staff Musicians
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
22
Sat
CONTRA – RIVER FALLS
Jul 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
CONTRA - RIVER FALLS

JENNIE WAKEFIELD with SPINNING WHEEL (Nic Coker, Karen Gaughin, Art Schuster)

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