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2014's Cajun Dance & Music Festival!

May 2-4th~Register Now!   See more here 

Spring Cleaning of Jane's House for Season: April 23rd/24th.

We need your help in opening up the Jane Farwell house for some spring cleaning! April 23rd or 24th, anytime from 9:00-5:00, come join us in spring cleaning the farmhouse to get ready for overnight artist stays. We have a few people signed up for April 23rd starting around 10:00. Join that crew, or gather a few friends and start a different shift! We'll provide the cleaning materials AND LUNCH! Wear your dingies! Sign up with Meghan at staff@folklorevillage.org or 608-924-4000. Cleaning will include mopping floors, dusting, vaccuming, turning water back on, installing fans and screens in windows and making beds. 

NOW HIRING: Office Manager/Rental Coordinator

Dynamic, friendly, organized individual wanted for Office Manager position, 20 hours a week. Duties include general office management, coordination of rentals, basic financial and data management, and other operational support. Hours vary, mostly weekdays. Some Saturdays. Position description available online or by request (contact karla@folklorevillage.org or call 608-924-4000). Please send letter and resume, with 3 references, by e-mail or to Folklore Village, 3210 County BB,  Dodgeville, WI, 53533, by April 18th, 2014.

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Folklore Village has a new Executive Director!

Please take a moment and read this letter from a longtime friend and supporter of Folklore Village (Eric Seaberg) regarding our Executive Director selection process.

The Folklore Village Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that Terri Van Orman will be our new Executive Director. Terri is a folk artist, folklorist and non-profit administrator who most recently was the Executive Director of the Arkansas Craft School. She has a deep understanding of Folklife, in America and internationally, and she brings long-standing experience with and passion for community building and cultural ecology. She and her husband John have strong connections to the upper Midwest and are very excited to move to Iowa County. She will be on site part-time starting April 24th, and will be full-time starting May 20th. She will be happy to hear from you all and get to know everyone. Please come on out to Folklore Village events and give her a hearty welcome!

English Country Dance Weekend with The Bare Necessities 

April 25th-27th, 2014

Download a registration brochure and read more about this fabulous weekend  HERE!