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

Old Farmer's Ball


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


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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Old Farmers BallWarren Wilson Student BandPhil Jamison
Old Farmers BallDancing BearsJohn Culp mandolin, Lew Gelfond fiddle, Mark Langner guitarBarbara Groh
Old Farmers BallOpen BandDennis Merritt bassBeth MolaroOpen Band lead by Laura Light and Roger Gold. Open callers lead by Beth Molaro
Old Farmers BallGold and LightLaura Light fiddle, Roger Gold guitarChuck Abell
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

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.