Now is the time to register for the 2017 Door County Folk Festival, held July 12-16. The special guest for this year is Balkan dance instructor Steve Kotansky.
This year’s folk festival includes: 14 ethnic dance workshops, 2 ethnic singing workshops, 5 ethnic dance parties, 9 contra/square workshops, 2 contra/square parties, a family barn dance, a fish boil dinner and more.
Guest musicians are Tantsova Grupa (Nashville, Tenn.), Nick Bratkovich (Tulsa, Okla.), Rare Privilege, The Cosmic Otters, Jason Busnieweski and the DCFA Contra Dance Band. The Contra Weekend guests include callers Jonathan Sivier and Meg Dedolph, clogging instructor Lynn Szatkowski, and Shape Note Singing leader Carol Crawford.
Door County Folk Festival organizers are urging festivalgoers to book their lodging early since the event is held at the height of tourist season. For more information and registration materials visit dcff.net.