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Help Out at Warren Wilson on Thursdays - and Dance for Free!

We always need help setting up, tearing down, and sitting at the door (not all night, of course - we know you're here to dance!).

See how it works, and sign up for a spot!


White Horse Waltz in Black Mountain

A new waltz for Wednesdays. Check it out: White Horse Waltz


Appalachian Square Dance Revival

Square dancing is here in Asheville. Check it out: Toyboat Square Dance


Asheville Open Contra Band

The band is for anyone who either enjoys or wants to enjoy playing contra music. We meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 7-9 PM. Please Sign up for information (including where the next jam will be!) by sending an email to:
asheville-contra-band+subscribe@googlegroups.com.

An initial Open Band tune book is now available at: Open Band


Monthly Board Meetings

Next Board Meeting is Aug 13th, 7:30 PM. Monthly Board Meetings are always open to the public, usually second Wednesdays but not every month. If you are interested in attending a board meeting let us know via the contact sheet and we'll tell you when and where the next one is.


Schedule of OFB and other regional dances

Most Dances are Fragrance Free

Printable Refrigerator Magnet Version

DateDanceBandMusiciansCallerComments
Wednesday
12/17
White Horse WaltzAtossa Kramer , Suzanne Hosch, Karen GaughanCome on out to White Horse Black Mountain for the Third Wednesday monthly Waltz Night. Beginners' Lesson, 6:30; Waltzing, 7 - 9pm. $7 at the door. Directions: http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com/
Thursday
12/18
Old Farmers BallJamie Laval & Roger GoldJamie Laval fiddle, Roger Gold guitarCharlotte Crittenden
Friday
12/19
OFB Advanced DanceSteamshovelDavid White, Roger GoldCharlotte ChrittendenNot recommended for new dancers.
Saturday
12/20
JonesboroughEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionWarren DoyleBeginners Lesson 7:00pm
Sunday
12/21
OFB English Country DanceMara Shea of the Elftones; Atossa Kramer, Berea CollegeAnneMarie WalterWinter Solstice Dance. Elegant attire, if you desire! Spread the word, and bring all your friends and neighbors!
Monday
12/22
Monday Night DanceFree AssociationBill Porter , Bob Kirkman , Steven Carlberg Andrea Nettleton
Thursday
12/25
Old Farmers BallEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionDiane Silver
Monday
12/29
Monday Night DanceIndian SummerAustin Murray guitar, Taya Ricker fiddleLauren Kriel
Wednesday
12/31
New Year's Eve DancePerpetual e-MotionEd Howe Fiddle, John Cote GuitarLisa GreenleafHollywood Theme. 7:00-8 waltzing, 8-12:30 contra dancing!
Thursday
1/1
Old Farmers BallBareKnuckle QuartetConnell Sanderson highland and irsh bagpipes, irish flute, whistles , David Polechko guitar, Laurie Fisher , Taylor Johnson bass, tablas, djembe and didgeridooDavid Winston
Friday
1/2
JonesboroughPerpetual e-Motion & the Buddy SystemEd Howe Fiddle, John Cote GuitarWill Mentor & Charlotte CrittendenA New Year's Affair-Special Event. Jan 2-3
Thursday
1/8
Old Farmers BallCurious GeorgeLaura Lengnick fiddle, Paul Moore piano, Steve Kemble drumsDiane Silver
Thursday
1/15
Old Farmers BallCailen Campbell and the Pond BrothersLaurie Fisher
Friday
1/16
OFB Advanced DanceDancing BearsLew Gelfond fiddle, Mark Langner guitar, John Culp mandolinBarbara GrohNot recommended for new dancers.
Thursday
1/22
Old Farmers BallHoney BadgersBeth Molaro banjo uke, David Lynch , Volley Mckenzie John Combs
Thursday
1/29
Old Farmers BallWarren Wilson Student BandPhil Jamison
Thursday
2/5
Old Farmers BallDancing BearsJohn Culp mandolin, Lew Gelfond fiddle, Mark Langner guitarBarbara Groh
Thursday
2/12
Old Farmers BallOpen BandDennis Merritt bassDavid WinstonOpen Band lead by Laura Light and Roger Gold. Open callers lead by David Winston
Thursday
2/19
Old Farmers BallGold and LightLaura Light fiddle, Roger Gold guitarChuck Abell
Friday
2/20
OFB Advanced DanceHot SonataLaura Lengnick fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Art Shuster mandolinNot recommended for new dancers.
Thursday
2/26
Old Farmers BallSpeaking-in-TunesDave Heath Guitar, Dave Heath Guitar, David White fiddle/banjo, David White fiddle/banjo, Jeff Hersk bass, Martha Nelson Bass, Rich Pettus Banjo, Rich Pettus BanjoPhil Jamison
Friday
3/20
OFB Advanced DanceNot recommended for new dancers.
Friday
4/17
OFB Advanced DanceNot recommended for new dancers.
Friday
5/29
OFB Advanced DanceNot recommended for new dancers.


Old Farmer's Ball
PO Box 2852
Weaverville, NC 28787

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