The Folk Circle Association of Berea, KY - Folk dance, music, education, gymnastics
Welcome to Berea, Kentucky
The Folk Circle Association of Berea is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to enrich the Berea region through the cultivation of folk recreation, folk dance, folk music, general gymnastics and traditional, educational programs and activities.


September 18-20
61th annual Mountain Folk Festival 
at Levi Jackson State Park, London, KY.

Help us celebrate the 40th anniversary of Levi Jackson Rag and other Pat Shaw Dances.

Total cost including tuition, lodging, and meal: $90.

A la carte:
Tuition for full weekend: $52.00. 

Friday evening: $15.
Saturday morning: $10.
Saturday afternoon $12.
Saturday evening: $15.

Lodging: Bunk beds. $5 per night. Bring your own sheets, pillows and blankets.

Meals, reservation required.
Saturday breakfast: $6.
Saturday lunch: $8.
Saturday supper: $12.
Sunday breakfast: $6.

CUTOFF DATE FOR MEALS AND LODGING is Wednesday, September 6.

Info 859-986-8777 (Theresa Lowder), or
16-18 October, 2015
Richard Powers Waltz Weekend
Waltz instructors Richard Powers and Angela Amarillis will take you on a fantastic journey of waltzes at Russel Acton Folk Center, sponsored by Lexington Vintage Dance Organization. $95, students $45. 
Registration at

Open House, Sunday November 1, 2015

In cooperation with Berea Chamber of Commerce we would like to invite y'all to an FCA OPEN HOUSE from 2-5 pm. 
We would like to present our membership groups and other activities we are involved in such as music and dance literature, dance weekend and Christmas celebration.
Fingerfood and refreshment. Free admission.


22nd Danish American Christmas Celebration

Sunday, Dec. 13  5 PM - 8 PM.

Santa Lucia Processional, Santa's workshops, food, refreshments, carols, igloo, dance, fellowship, storytelling.
Info: 859-986-7584


13th Hands Four Spring Dance

Wild Asparagus
April 22-24, 2016

Registration is open.
Only 135 spots left.

Registration at 

7th Berea Celtic Festival

August 19-21, 2016

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June - July: College and community groups and individuals from Berea will go to Denmark to participate in

1) Landsstœvnet (DGI's National Sports and Cultural Festival) in   

2) Participation in the 4th of July festivities at Rebild Heather Hills. 

3) Participation in a weeklong course at Vraa Folk School.

Contact info:
Mailing address: FCA, P.O. Box 488, Berea, KY 40403
Physical address: FCA, Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea, KY 40403
E-mail: Check individual contacts.
Phone: 859-986-8777 (president)

Other organizations
Berea Tourism: 1-800-598-5263
Berea Center for the Arts: 1-859-985-8891
Berea Chamber of Commerce: 1-859-986-0760
The Carlberg Dance Hall: 1-859-985-5501
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