Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing
at Fermilab - Tuesdays at 7:30 pm

We are dancing in the Kuhn Barn on the wonderful new floor!
We returned as of Sept 9, 2014
Last day in the Barn - June 9, 2015
Then we return to the High Rise for the Summer

We are preparing for the Midwest Weekend at Beloit College
June 5-7, 2015

The Where and When of Weekly Dancing

We start dancing at 7:30 pm. Note location above
You may enter Fermilab from either the East or West sides. Tell the guard that you are coming to Scottish Dancing.
During the Summer - typically early June through August, we dance on the stage in the auditorium. The auditorium is on the south side of the Hi-Rise. You may NOT park near the auditorium. Use the parking lot on the west side of the hi-rise and enter the auditorium through the breeze way.
Most of the year we dance in the Kuhn Barn. The barn is located in the village on the east side of the site. It is visible to the north when you stop at the stop sign 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

If you would like to see lots of infomation on technical details of Scottish Country Dancing, Check the following site: Details

General Information

Scottish Country Dancing meets every Tuesday evening at the Kuhn Barn on the Fermilab site starting at 7:30 pm. Beginners are always welcome. More detailed teaching of simpler dances happens earlier, and more complex dances later in the evening. Partners are not necessary, as everyone dances with everyone.

Holiday Dancing

Though we regularly dance throught the year, we do not usually dance on major holidays, for example: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, 4th of July. If in doubt, check with Doug or Mady ( see below )

This group is a class of the Chicago Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS). The web page for the Chicago Branch with links to other Scottish Dancing groups is: RSCDS-Chicago

Looking Ahead - upcoming events

We usually include work on dances in upcoming programs in the class.
The Chicago Branch New Years Ball is comming. See the branch site for details

For more information

More Information can be obtained by sending E-Mail to: folkdance or
call Doug Jensen at (630) 840-8194 (work), (630) 232-9089 (home),
or Mady Newfield at (630) 584-0825

This information was updated Dec 19, 2014 ( D. Jensen)