The Folk Circle Association of Berea, KY 


Fall Mountain Folk Festival 

A continuation of the 60-year old tradition " Mountain Folk Festival at Levi Jackson State Park".


Dates:  Sept. 27 and  28 , 2019

Location: Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson Street, Berea. 


Sponsored by The Folk Circle Association of Berea.                               INFO: 859-985-5501. 

Registration form Fall Mountain Folk Festival 2019 

Name:    _____________________________     Address:  __________________________  City/State/Zip  ____________________________


E-mail:  _________________________________ Phone 1:  ____________________________  Phone 2:  ____________________________

Other participants: 1)  ___________________________________________         2)  _____________________________________________

This is a very low budget dance weekend, and the aim is to do a lot of volunteering. Lead a dance or instrument workshop, call a dance or two, help in the kitchen (cook, clean up). We want to make sure all can participate.

 Friday night dance at the Berea College, Alumni Building, Activities Room: Give a donation. 

Workshops Saturday morning, Activities Room: Free. 

Street dance Saturday afternoon: Free.

Saturday night contra at the Folk Center: Pay at the door.


Send registration form:  FCA (FMFF) , PO Box 488, Berea, KY 40403, or e-mail [email protected]     


  Stay with a friend, use the campground, B&B or a local motel. 

Weekend program

Friday 9/27 

Russel Acton Folk Center

8:00 PM - 11:00  PM:  A lively mix of contra, Appalachian, English and Danish dances.

                                    Open band and open mic calling.

                                        Admission: Donations from $3 and up appreciated.


Saturday 9/28

Russel Acton Folk Center

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Dance workshops - English, Danish, Contra, Appalachian

                                 Admission: Free, donations accepted.

12:00 PM -  1:30 PM: Lunch on your own.

1:30 PM   -  2:30 PM: Dance workshop.

3:00 PM   -  4:00 PM: Singing session, traditional and popular songs, incl. Shape Note.

4:00 PM   -   6:00 PM: Cooking together and eating. Cleaning up. Share cost of ingredients, $4-5.

7:30 PM   - 11:00 PM: Contra dance at the folk center. TBA calling to the music of the Berea Castoffs.

                                 Admission: Students $6, and adults $9.

11:00 PM  - Early AM: After party at the Carlberg Dance Temple, 128 N. Broadway.


                                                                                      Dance, sing and swing with FCA.