Calendar

Feb
13
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Feb
20
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Feb
28
Sun
Annual Meeting – 2021 @ ZOOM
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Annual Meeting - 2021 @ ZOOM

We are pleased to invite you to the 2021 annual meeting of the Old Farmers Ball.

We wish we could all be there in person – ZOOM will be our friend this year.

Agenda:
> Opening and welcome
> Acceptance of last years minutes
> Financial report and proposed budget for 2021
> Election of board members
> Discussion of racism in folk/dance music
– Presentation of background material
– Open discussion of where we go from here.
> Closing round

A-Zoom link will be sent out the day before the meeting to all on our mailing list.

Joe Karpen,
President – Old Farmers Ball

Attached:

The attached documents are in PDF format. View or download via the document link.

Discussion of racism in folk/dance music
Some background reading material for the discussion

These sources highlight the kinds/types of songs that this proposal will target and describes both the known/unknown harm of the music that persists and some of the reasons why.

Dinah, Put Down Your Horn: Blackface Minstrel Songs Don’t Belong in Music Class | by Dr. Katya Ermolaeva | GEN (medium.com)

Songs with a Questionable Past – Google Docs

O For Tuna Orff: Being Sensitive with Our Song Culture and History

Mar
6
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Mar
13
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Mar
20
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Mar
28
Sun
OFB Board meeting @ ZOOM
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
OFB Board meeting @ ZOOM | 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.

 

Apr
3
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Apr
10
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

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

TBA with TBA

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

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

TBA with TBA

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

May
8
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

May
15
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Jun
5
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jun 5 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Jun
12
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jun 12 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Jun
19
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Jul
3
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

Jul
10
Sat
Contra – River Falls Lodge
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Contra - River Falls Lodge

TBA with TBA

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

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

TBA with TBA

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

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

TBA with TBA

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