Squirrel Moon Contra Dance Weekend 

Dance, Camp, Eat, Play!!

September 20-22, 2024

held at Folklore Village near Dodgeville WI

Hillbilly Diaspora w/ Alexandra Deis-Lauby

Squirrel Moon 2023, Bev Birnbaum w/Boys with the Noise. Dance is "Vote with your Feet" by Bob Isaacs.

Registration will open around August 1. Send an email to squirrelmoonreg@gmail.com if you'd like to be notified when registration opens. 

Participation will be capped this year to 95 participants. 2024 health protocols TBD. Complete 2023 COVID protocols are here. Briefly, don't come if you are or might be sick.

Alexandra Deis-Lauby

A NYC-based  folk dancer, caller, teacher and organizer, Alexandra has hit the contra weekend and festival circuit with nearly a dozen weekends and a tour scheduled for 2024. Her clear teaching, smooth voice and fun dance selection delight dancers from coast to coast.

Hillbilly Diaspora

Charlie (Possum) Walden, Patt Plunkett, Jennifer Jeffries and Kathy Hirsh last played for Squirrel Moon in 2017. Stay tuned for more info!

General Information

Squirrel Moon takes place in the lovely Farwell Hall at Folklore Village, a nationally recognized folk arts and culture center. It's located in the country just 45 minutes west of Madison, Wisconsin. 

Tenting and rustic bunkhouses (new HVAC!!) are on-site, and there are several motels within a short drive. 

We prepare meals and eat together from Friday dinner through Sunday brunch.

Please register early; we expect to sell out. Registration is limited.

If you're on Facebook, RSVP to the event to connect with other dancers and "Like" our page.

If you have questions, or to get on the email list, contact SquirrelMoonReg@gmail.com

Folklore Village is located at 3210 County Road BB, Dodgeville, WI 53533.

"Of all the contra weekends I attend, Squirrel Moon is one that I would be most disappointed to miss." -- Dave H, Chicago

"It starts like a contra dance weekend and ends like a family reunion." -- Joel P, Chicago

"Thanks again for a fabulous weekend. The organization of your event is second to none!" -- Lori P, Salt Lake City