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Fairfolk Dancers 29th Annual English Country Dance Weekend

November 3November 5


Bare Necessities—Kate Barnes, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea & Jacqueline Schwab—with Joanna Reiner Wilkinson, Caller

Fri. Nov 3 7:30-10:30 English Country Dancing
Sat. Nov 4 10:00-12:00
2:00 – 4:00
English Country Dance Workshop
  8:00-11:00 English Country Dance Ball (Elegant wear / period costumes encouraged but not required!)
Sun. Nov 5 10:00-12:30 English Country Dance Workshop

Delicious snacks, tea and dessert offered during breaks. Schedule subject to revision.

Come enjoy our warm hospitality, delightful dancing and varied culinary, cultural and shopping opportunities. If you’ve never visited Fairfield, you’re in for a treat! You’ll enjoy our incredible culinary offerings (Thai, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Ethiopian, Gourmet Pizza, Turkish) and world-class coffee at Cafe Paradiso, all within 1-2 blocks walking distance from the dance!

Important: All dancers must be fully vaccinated to attend. Please do not ask for exceptions.  Most likely, for everyone’s safety, we will also require negative covid tests (home tests are fine) 2 days before coming and again on the first day. If everyone complies (please do!) then we may be able to make masks optional. We will have a final decision regarding masks and tests 2 weeks prior to the weekend and will notify all registered dancers. 

In order to ensure that we have full attendance (and can therefore afford to pay all the expenses), we are asking everyone to register in advance. So if you know you want to come, please register today. Thank you!

$175. Includes full weekend and all snacks.
Note:  This weekend is designed for experienced dancers and attendance is limited. We sell out every year, so PLEASE register soon!

Register by sending email to FairfolkDancers “at” gmail “dot” com and then send check payable to Jennifer Hamilton to arrive within 5 business days via snail-mail to:
FFADC PO Box 1321, Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Please include name, address, phone and email.  We sold out way in advance last time and expect to do so for 2023. Your cancelled check is your receipt—please do not be disappointed if you do not get an email acknowledgement. If you enquire by email, you are not registered until we receive your check! The time/date of your email will be the tie-breaker if we sell out on the day we receive your check.

We are delighted to welcome Joanna Reiner Wilkinson back to Fairfield. Many of you enjoyed dancing with her in the past and we are fortunate to welcome her again!

Cancellation / Refund Policy: If you need to cancel for any reason, we will allow you to transfer your personal registration to the next year (for one year only). Or you can send someone—a previously unregistered dancer whom you find—in your place to this current year’s weekend and let us know about the substitution. You handle all the details and work out the payment with your friend. This applies only to the specific weekend you paid for. Other than these two options, unfortunately there are no refunds or exchanges. We simply do not have the volunteer staff to handle these complications. (If you have sent your check late and the dance is full, we will not cash your check.)

Location: The Morning Star Studio, 51½ S. Court St. Fairfield, Iowa. Exit 214 coming East on Route 34, then 3 miles West to Main Street, then North to Broadway, East to Court, South on Court St. Or Exit 216 coming West on Route 34, then North on Route 1 (Main St.) to Business 34, then 1 more block north to Broadway, East to Court, South on Court St.


November 3
November 5
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Morning Star Studio Ballroom
51 1/2 South Court St.
Fairfield, 52556
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