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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
8/27
Old Farmers BallHot SonataArt Shuster mandolin, Karen Gaughan piano, Laura Lengnick fiddleClinton Ross
Thursday
9/3
Old Farmers BallCommunity BandOpen MicOpen Band led by Laura Light, open callers led by Beth Molaro
Thursday
9/10
Old Farmers BallFireflyBarbara Davis guitar, Julia Weatherford fiddle, Laurel Willoughby bass, Pearl Shirley fiddle, low whistle, vocalsDiane Silver
Thursday
9/17
Old Farmers BallSteamShovelDavid White fiddle/banjo, Roger Gold guitarDavid Winston
Thursday
9/24
Old Farmers BallNo FretsJulia Weatherford fiddle, Karen Gaughan piano, Laura Light fiddleNicholas Smith
Thursday
10/1
Old Farmers BallThe CrabapplesBob Silberstein mandolin, dumbek, piano, Marta Lynch fiddle, Norm Cotton piano, fiddle, Teresa Fife bassJean Gibson-Gorrindo
Thursday
10/8
Old Farmers BallDead Sea SquirrelsCathy Mason fiddle, Craig Edwards fiddle, banjo, mandolin and vocals, Henry Yoshimura guitarBarbara Groh
Thursday
10/15
Old Farmers BallMaivishAdam Broome guitar, Jaige Trudel fiddleMaggie Jo Saylor
Thursday
10/22
Old Farmers BallBarefootEd Howe Fiddle, Jamie Oshima guitarTom Calwell & Myra Hirschberg
Thursday
10/29
Old Farmers BallGold and LightLaura Light fiddle, Roger Gold guitarBeth Molaro

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.