English Country Dancing at Fermilab
dancing meets at Fermilab Sunday afternoons
once per month, year round.
This is an accessible sort of set dancing done to beautiful music
- something for all ages and energy levels.
All the dances are taught and walked through.
Everyone is welcome. No previous experience or partners are needed.
(Children must be able to follow instructions and dance independently of their parents or siblings.)
Dancing starts at 2 p.m. for all,
with a session for more advanced dancers at 1 p.m.,
and continues to about 5 p.m.
Special Event: Saturday, April 19, 2014 7 p.m.
Cross Step Waltz (and other historical waltz variants)
A workshop presented by noted dance historian Susan de Guardiola
$10 donation suggested
The flyer for this event and the
2014 May 4
And Save the Date for our New Year’s Ball Weekend 2015
Earl Gaddis and Karen Axelrod
January, 17-18, 2015 in
St. Charles, IL
**If weather causes cancellation, an email will be sent by noon that day.
Notice will NOT necessarily be placed here on the website, but join the email list or check by contacting us – see below.
Click here for a printable flyer with current dates
Please feel free to call to verify meeting time and date:
Mady Newfield 630-584-0825
See note below for making e-mail contact.
Also continuing Monday evenings:
Nineteenth Century Club,
178 Forest Ave., Oak Park
7 to 10 p.m.
continues in 2014 on the third Monday evening of the month. Oak Park
Special event April 21:
Guest teacher and noted dance historian
Susan de Guardiola
Regency dances and Civil War dances
Live music by The Cosmic Otters
Click here for the current Oak Park flyer and parking information
for dancing is provided either by excellent recordings or by the fine playing
of Old Fezziwig's Band .
If you are interested in joining these musicians and playing for English dancing, please
contact us (see link to 'folkdance' below ).
We dance in the Kuhn Village Barn, located on the east side of the Fermilab site. It is visible to the north when you stop at the first stop sign inside the east gate of the lab, in the “Village”. Parking is available just north of the barn, or across the street.
For detailed instructions showing how to find the Kuhn Barn at Fermilab, click on To the Barn
To come to the Barn, take I-88 to the Route 59 exit.
Exit and turn right, going north on Rt. 59. Go to
Exit I-88 at Farnsworth Av. which becomes
If you have questions, please feel free to contact us (see below).
More Dancing at Fermilab :
International Folk Dancing
also, come to English dancing at other
English Country Dancing in Evanston (late August through early June)
If you would like to be added to the email contact list to receive reminders of the next dance,
to get more information send E-Mail to: folkdance
or call Mady Newfield at (630) 584-0825 or (630) 251-0811 (cell)
This information was updated April 7, 2014 (M. Newfield)