2017 Craft Awards
Best of Show
- Danielle & Paul Minneti
Little Pineapple Shoppe, Handcrafted small batch soaps and gifts, Racine, WI
- Lake Garren
Lustrous Beaded Creations, Trempealeau WI
Northwoods Penworks, Coloma, WI
Songwriting & Performance Contest
- Laura Joy, Oak Park, IL
- Randy Adams, Chippewa Falls, WI
- Rick Thompson, La Crescent, MN
- Jim Armstrong & Pippa Armstrong, Winona, MN
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Mid Winter Barn Dance
Saturday, Feb. 24
1129 La Crosse Street
La Crosse, WI
Dances taught and called by
Live music by
The Leaf Hoppers
Square and round dances, contras and more.
No prior experience necessary. Bring a partner or grab one there!
Join us for the Mid Winter Barn Dance to benefit the Great River Folk Fest! This traditional old time event is great for all ages. Veteran caller Tim Jenkins from Gays Mills will teach and call square and round dances, reels and contra dances. Music is by all-star string band The Leaf Hoppers.
No prior experience is necessary, but if you’re new to old time dancing jump in at the beginning and you’ll learn as you go! Bring a partner or a group of friends, or meet new ones there.
Your suggested donation of $10 will help support another of La Crosse’s traditions, the 43rd annual Great River Folk Fest this August in Riverside Park.