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Jam On! at the Western Folklife Center

Jam Session in the Pioneer, photo by Heather Hafleigh
Photo by Heather Hafleigh

Join us at the Western Folklife Center for   Jam On! Monthly Jam Sessions every 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Admission is free, and the Pioneer Bar will be open for business. All musicians and music lovers welcome!

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Let's Dance! at the Western Folklife Center

Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland    
Photo by Jessica Brandi Lifland

The Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater continues to be a lively place with twice-monthly dance lessons and dancing every 2nd and 4th Thursday. We invite you to join us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, for a fun evening. Cost is $5, Adults and teens welcome.

Lessons begin at 6:00 pm, followed by open dancing from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Join the Elko Let's Dance group  on Facebook to get in on the conversation!

For more information, reach them by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Art Walk in Downtown Elko on May 9th

Art Walk May 9, 2015 in Downtown Elko NV

On Saturday, May 9, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, the Western Folklife Center participated in the Elko Downtown Art Walk.

The theme of this Art Walk was "Paint Will Happen!" A family-friendly event (non-alcoholic beverages available), the Western Folklife Center and other shops had many exciting activities for adults and children to enjoy.

The Folklife Center Gift Shop featured Sam Brown of Art House, a northeastern Nevada artist, who creates beautiful glazed clay treasures and functional pieces using nature's ingredients. Sam had her pottery wheel set up during the event and folks of all ages enjoyed getting a touch of the potter's life.

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