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Original Old Farmer's Ball Hall
Phil Jamison's history of the OFB

Old Farmer's Ball


Thursdays

Lesson at 7:30, strongly recommended for beginners.
Main dance at 8:00.

Non-members - $6
OFB members - $5
Warren Wilson students - $1

If this is your first time, your second dance is free!

Fragrance Free this dance Be.

See & hear what it's like: Videos


Bryson Gym

Where?

Warren Wilson College
Bryson Gym
701 Warren Wilson Road,
Swannanoa, NC 28778

As you approach the college on Warren Wilson Road, go past the service entrance, past the South entrance, and past the North Entrance. Just after the North Entrance, turn right into the Kittredge Parking lot. Walk up the stairs and through the breezeway, past the Kittredge music center. Bryson gym is the next building in front of you.

Latitude/Longitude  35 36 46 N, 82 26 27 W

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DateDanceBandMusiciansCallerComments
Thursday
10/30
Old Farmers BallContraversialCailen Campbell fiddle, David Brown guitarLindsay Morris
Thursday
11/6
Old Farmers BallThe O'SchravesÁine Schryer O'Gorman , Benoit Schryer Lefebvre , Julie Schryer , Pat O'Gorman , Zachary Schryer Lefebvre Tom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg
Thursday
11/13
Old Farmers BallPete's PosseOliver Scanlon fiddle, mandolin, feet, Pete Sutherland fiddler, Tristan Henderson mandolin, banjo, foot percussion, vocalsTom Hinds and Janine Smith
Thursday
11/20
Old Farmers BallSassafras StompAdam Nordell guitar, Johanna Davis fiddleBeth Molaro
Thursday
11/27
Old Farmers BallOpen BandCommunity Band with Laurie Fisher and Nic Coker--Charlie Harvey Open band, open caller. Come play and call a dance or two!
Thursday
12/4
Old Farmers BallToss the PossumLaura Zisette (keyboard); Rob Zisette (Fiddle, Vocal, PercussionCharley Harvey
Thursday
12/11
Old Farmers BallHot SonataArt Shuster mandolin, Karen Gaughan piano, Laura Lengnick fiddleValerie Helbert
Thursday
12/18
Old Farmers BallJamie Laval & Roger GoldJamie Laval fiddle, Roger Gold guitarCharlotte Crittenden
Thursday
12/25
Old Farmers BallEric the CatAlan Dillman fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Terry Maluk percussion, Wes Maluk guitar, tenor banjo, percussionLindsay Morris

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

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Thanks to Skip Metheny for creating the site, and to the new ideas and ongoing work from Jonathan Gilbert, Taija TeviaClark, Andrea Fey, Mark Phillips and Todd Pierce. Thanks to Jane Ware for our dancing cow and bull logo.