Fermilab Folk Club

The Fermilab Folk Club sponsors regular monthly barn dances to promote and preserve traditional square and contra dancing. You can also do International Folk Dancing, Scottish Country Dance, and English Country at Fermilab.

2013/2014 Barn Dance Schedule

Kuhn Village Barn

2nd Sunday Dances - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
September through June

September 8, 2013 Music by Can I Get an Amen Caller: Square Dance Jam!
October 13, 2013 Music by Just Us Chicks Caller: Meg Dedolph
November 10, 2013 Music by Baker's Dozen Caller: Maggie Jo Salyer
December 8, 2013 Music by No Man's Land Caller: Lynn Garren
January 12, 2014 Music by Common Taters Caller: Paul Watkins
February 9, 2014 Music by $8000 Stringband Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
March 9, 2014 Music by Celador Caller: Meg Dedolph
April 13, 2014 Music by Cosmic Otters Caller: Rachel (Shapiro) Wallace
May 11, 2014 Music by Cook County Revelers Caller:
June 8, 2014 Music by Twisted Pair (JJ & Roger) Caller: Paul Watkins

3rd Sunday Dances - 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
November through April

November 17, 2013 Music by Money Creek Caller: Dave Harding
December 15, 2013 Music by Just Us Chickens Caller: Tony Scarimbolo
January 19, 2014 Music by Ed Wallace & Friends Caller: Lynn Garren
February 16, 2014 Music by Blind Squirrel Caller: Cheryl Joyal
March 16, 2014 Music by Jordan & Co Caller: Dan Saathoff
April 20, 2014 Music by Chirps & Friends      (Free Admission to this dance) Caller: Dot Kent

All dances are held in the Kuhn Village Barn

Admission is $6. Children under 12 are free. 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3.

The Village Barn is located near the east entrance to Fermilab. Turn west on Batavia Rd. from Rt. 59 in Warrenville. Go past the guardhouse (stop and show them your drivers license) and turn right at the first stop sign. The barn is the second building on the right.

From the west, use the Pine St. entrance from Kirk Rd. Proceed across the lab and turn left at the 5th stop sign (Sauk Dr.). If needed, stop at the guardhouse for a pass.

The Barn Dances are co-sponsored by the Fox Valley Folklore Society, and the Chicago Barn Dance Company.

For more information, contact:
Lynn Garren (630) 840-2061 garren@fnal.gov
Dave Harding (630) 840-2971 harding@fnal.gov
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