These cows are smiling for a reason – Come dance with us!
All event community calendar: Please check the menu for specific dance events and locations. We list regional dance events as a service to the community. Only those events with an OFB tag are our events and are sponsored by us.
We all want our events to feel safe and welcoming for everyone. Click here for info on cultural norms, guidelines, and expectations for etiquette and behavior, and complaint procedures
Check out our updated activities for 2020 on the Harvest House page.
Would you like to play or call at the Old Farmers Ball? Email Booking
Please take note that our March 1st ECD will be at Bethesda UMC at Haw Creek Commons; 315 Old Haw Creek Rd., Asheville NC, 28805. (Corner of Bethesda Rd. and Old Haw Creek Rd.) https://www.bethesdaumcavl.org/
3:30pm-4:00pm, Pre-Dance Workshop – Regular dancers assisting Beginners with basic ECD dance figures.
$8/$7 for OFB Members
All are welcome; no partner necessary; wear comfortable clothes and shoes; bring a snack from time to time to share at the break; fragrance-free dance.
All instruments and skill levels are welcome to come play tunes. We’ll be learning some popular tunes from the Elizabethan period to Jane Austen times to modern times. Let’s share our resources and skills and have fun learning these beautiful tunes. Please bring ECD music if you have it. If not we can share. Led by Linda Hunt.
A community dance especially aimed at families with school-aged children. Circles, mixers, long-ways, squares, singing and clapping games, and other set dances, carefully chosen considering the motor skills and social development of children ages 6-12. Younger kids may need more parental support, but are welcome and will have fun. All dances are taught and called, no experience is needed and all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an a
dult, but adults can come without a child!! The family dance band is an open band, so if you play contra dance music, come and play! Youngstes who play an instrument are encouraged to give playing a try!