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Rush River Ramblers kick off 2012-13 barn dances in River Falls

October 5, 2012

Hometown favorites, the Rush River Ramblers, kick off the 2012-13 River Falls barn dance series from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 in the gym of the River Falls Academy on West Maple Street in River Falls.

This popular band features musicians from Spring Valley, Wis. and Martell, Wis. Sue West, well-known in her own right as a singer-songwriter, plays guitar for the Ramblers.

No prior dancing experience is necessary. A skilled caller teaches dance steps to newcomers and more seasoned dancers alike. Partners are optional and singles welcome. Children are especially encouraged to participate in the opening family dance segment. The second half of the evening features somewhat more advanced dances.

Other upcoming dates in the 2012-13 season are: the Barn Cats on Saturday, Nov. 10.

The barn dance series is volunteer-operated and jointly sponsored by River Falls Community Arts Base and River Falls Parks and Recreation. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for 12 and under. Inexpensive refreshments are available. Information at http://www.riverfallscab.org.