Let's Dance! at the Western Folklife Center

Dancing at the 30th Gathering, 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 followed by 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. NOTE: In January 2015, there is only one dance night.

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

Be sure to join us this month for the 31st National Cowboy Poetry Gathering dances! Friday Night Dance with Wylie & The Wild West—January 30 at the Elko Convention Center, $20; Saturday Night Dance with The Western Flyers—January 31 at the Elko Convention Center, $20; and Midnight Dance with Corb Lund & The Hurtin' Albertans—January 31 at the Western Folklife Center, $20. Tickets available online here, or at the ticket desk located in the Convention Center lobby during the Gathering, January28-31.

Winner of Elko Daily Free Press 2013 Reader's Choice GOLD AWARD for Best Place to Dance in Elko!

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Since May 2013, the Western Folklife Center is hosting Let’s Dance! - - a popular twice-monthly community event that includes dance lessons followed by open dancing. A partner is not required and beginners are welcome to join the fun. Amy Mills, Western Folklife Center programs coordinator, will be your host and dance teacher. Dance lessons will include a variety of steps.  View the Poster in PDF. 

Dance nights for 2015 will be: February 12 and 26 * March 12 and 26 * April 9 and 23 * May 14 and 28 * June 11 and 25 * July 9 and 23 * August 13 and 27 * September 10 and 24 * October 8 and 22 * November 12 (one night only) * December 10 (one night only)

This program has been funded, in part, by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.