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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
7/30
Old Farmers BallRicochetRya Martin piano, Walter Hojka fiddle, feetBrian Hamshar
Thursday
8/6
Old Farmers BallSwannanoa Gathering StaffRodney SuttonBarn Dance- a mix of contras and squares. Fiddle Week and Mandolin/Banjo Week at Swannanoa Gathering
Thursday
8/13
Old Farmers BallCardinal DirectionCedar Stanistreet fiddle, Jon Cannon guitar, foot percussion, Rebecca Bosworth-Clemens clarinetDave Eisenstadter
Thursday
8/20
Old Farmers BallToss the PossumJane Zisette Flute, Irish Whistle, Vocal, Laura Zisette Keyboard, Rob Zisette Fiddle, Vocal, PercussionAndrea Nettleton
Thursday
8/27
Old Farmers BallHot SonataArt Shuster mandolin, Karen Gaughan piano, Laura Lengnick fiddleClinton Ross

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.