About Us

The Old Farmers Ball

The Old Farmer’s Ball is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with the Country Dance and Song Society.  Our mission: Bring joy to our community by cultivating folk and social dance and music traditions.

A Board of Directors manages the Old Farmer’s Ball.  Annual meetings of the membership occur at the beginning of each year.  A number of committees manage various aspects of the organization.

The OFB Board meets monthly at the Harvest House in Kenilworth.  Please check the calendar for the time and location.

Board for 2023

President – Joe Karpen
Vice-President – Dave Stalnaker
Secretary – Lacy Hagan
Treasurer – John Bouda
Past President – Able Allen

Other Members
Theo Biamonte
Suzanne Hosch
Charley Harvey
Kayla Birstein
Ellie Kuhn
Ricky Sill
John lam
Charles Lord
Jonathan Gilbert

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If you have a question or comment about the Old Farmer’s Ball, talk to one of the above Board members at a dance.  Or you can contact the appropriate person using this contact form.

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    Financial Documents



    2022-11-20 Board Minutes
    2022-09-11 Board Minutes
    2022-08-28 Board-Minutes
    2022-07-24 Board Minutes
    2022-06-26 Board Minutes
    2022-05-22 Board Minutes
    2022-05-01 Special Board Minutes
    2022-04-24 Board Minutes
    2022-02-27 Board Minutes
    2022-01-23 Board Minutes


    2021-09-26 Board Minutes
    2021-06-27 Board Minutes
    2021-01-24 Board Minutes

    2021 Annual Meeting Minutes


    2020-04-26 Minutes


    2019 Annual Meeting Feb 17, 2019
    2019-06-30 Minutes
    2019-04-28 Minutes
    2019-03-24 Minutes


    2018-12-16 Minutes
    2018-10-28 Minutes
    2018-08 Minutes
    2018-05 Minutes
    2018-03-25 Minutes
    2018-01-21 Minutes
    2018 Annual Meeting


    Minutes of OFB Board 070917
    Minutes of OFB Board 061317