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Folklore Village Community Festival:
a gathering inspired by Jane Farwell
July 15-17, 2016
A Founder's Centennial Year program of the Friends of Folklore Village
From Friday's potluck picnic lunch at the Wakefield Schoolhouse to Sunday's Farewell Lunch, join friends old and new and immerse yourself in favorite Folklore Village activities from all eras: music, dance, crafts, games, food, foraging, stories and more.
Jane Farwell and her unique Folklore Village philosophy have changed many lives. Spend time with folks who worked and played with Jane, including Dick Atlee (ME; games and folklore), Bob & Ruth Anne Fraley (OR; English Country dancing), Bill Smith (MI; stories), Bonnie Phillips (NY; creative drama), Doug & Helle Clark (Denmark) and Jofrid Sodal (CO; Norsk atmosphere).
Program info will be available on the website soon. Registration limited to 125 full time (part-time if space permits). Reserve your space. Spots filling fast! Drop us an e-mail of interest or intent at CelebrateJane100@gmail.com.
Sign up now!  Registration form can be found here.
Folklore Village Centennial Fundraising Raffle 2016
As we celebrate Folklore Village Founder Jane Farwell’s 100th birthday, one of our special events is a Centennial Fundraiser. The fabulous prizes include a Centennial Quilt featuring the Folklore Village schoolhouse motif, 2 passes to a three day festival of your choice, or a weekend vacation to Door County, with roundtrip ferry tickets from the peninsula to Washington Island for one vehicle and two adults. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. The raffle will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 during the Fall Fundraiser and you do not need to be present to win.

$82.3 Million in Grants Will Support Art Projects Nationwide


Folklore Village receives grant from the NEA

in the category of Folk and Traditional Arts!

Folklore Village to receive grant from the Grammy Foundation to clean, assess, and catalogue the Jane Farwell Collection of International Folk Dance Recordings!

Read all about the grant HERE


Folklore Village has now partnered with Amazon's Smile program! Every time you shop on Amazon, through the Smile program, a portion of your purchase will be donated to Folklore Village. If you've been looking for a small way to give back to Folklore year round, selecting us through Smile would be great!

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Folklore Village Farm Inc. Support us every time you shop.



Our Annual Report for 2014 is now available

Hover over the CONTRIBUTE button above, or use this direct link:  2014 Annual Report


CONTACT: 3210 CTY BB Dodgeville WI  53533  608-924-4000

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