Regional 2024 Summer Dance Events
Presented by Other Organizations

Bemidji Contra Dance -- Saturday, May 18, 7:00-10:00 pm
Location: Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW, Bemidji, MN
Caller: Wendy Greenberg
Musicians: O'Neil Family Band, EGF
Presented by: Bemidji Contra Dance
Hibbing Barn Dance -- Saturday, June 1, 2:00-4:30 pm, Potluck 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: Maple Hill Community Club, Hibbing, MN
Caller: Brandy Forsman, Duluth
Musicians: Erin O'Neil, EGF, with Jefferson and Megan Reynolds, Hibbing
Presented by: Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
Community Dance at Icelandic State Park -- Saturday, June 8
4:00-5:00 pm: Traditional dance workshop
5:00-6:30 pm: Social with burgers and brats
6:30-9:00 pm: Community Dance
Location: Akra Hall, Icelandic State Park, Cavalier, ND
Caller: Erin O'Neil, East Grand Forks
Musicians: Doug Wells, Gail and Bob Johnson, Fergus Falls
Presented by: Northeastern North Dakota Heritage Association
  • ***** Up Next *****
  • Barn Dance Weekend -- July 26-28
    Location: Mesaba Co-op Park, Hibbing, MN
    Presented by: Tamarack Dance Association


    Our Recent Past Events

    North Country Fiddle and Dance activities are made possible in part by grants provided by the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State's general fund.


    Spring 2024 Events

    EGF Senior Center address: 538 Rhinehart Drive SE, East Grand Forks, MN
    Embassy Community Center address: 603 3rd St. NE, Fosston, MN

    Fall 2023 Events

    Summer 2023 Events

    Spring 2023 Community Dances

    Fall 2022 Events

    Spring 2022

    Fiddlers on the Green Concert
    Saturday, May 14, 11 am to 3 pm
    EGF Heritage Village Grounds*

    11:00 am: O'Neil Family Band (East Grand Forks)
    featuring Erin (fiddle), Jeanne (banjo and concertina), and Tom O'Neil (guitar and fiddle). A unique blend of traditional and original fiddle tunes interspersed with step dancing.


    12:30 pm: Leatherwood (Bemidji)
    featuring Cory Campbell (fiddle), Peggy Ellingson (mandolin), and Dean Ellingson (guitar). Lively old-time fiddle tunes and light-hearted songs that will have you smiling and tapping your toes.


    2:00 pm: Alex Conwell (Grand Forks)
    playing a mixture of folk and contemporary violin with a cosmic twist tied together with a looping pedal.


    Summer and Fall 2021 Events

    Spring 2020 Community Dances

    Fall 2019 Community Dances

    Spring 2019 Community Dances

    Fall 2018 Community Dances

    Spring 2018 Community Dances