Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fun At Fermi

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Fun At Fermi by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Jig for 3C

1-8 1C dance figures of 8 around corners, beginning by crossing down between 2C and 3C and casting behind 3C, dancing up between 3C taking nearer hands, dancing out the sides of the dance and casting up behind 2C and dancing down between 2C to end back-to-back in the center facing opposite sides. 2C step up on bars 7-8.
9-16 2C, 1C, and 3C dance double triangles; 1C end facing 1st corners.
17-24 1C turn 1st corners RH, pass partner RS in the center; turn 2nd corners RH; and turn partner LH once round to end LS-to-LS in the center; 1W facing down and 1M facing up.
25-28 1C dance RH across with corners.
29-32 1C dance out the ends of the set, 1W down and 1M up, and cast left into 2nd places on own sides.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Apr 2001)

Dance Notes

Suggested music is Tarry a While from the Bobby Brown Collection.

(Dance Notes by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Scottish dancing at Fermilab is always such fun, I thought it deserved a dance named after it.
Dance Information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell.

Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing club dance at the Kuhn Barn on the Fermilab site.

Fermilab (Fermi) is the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, located just outside Batavia, Illinois, near Chicago, is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory specialising in high-energy particle physics.

Fermilab Folk Club hosts barn dancing, international folk dancing, Scottish country dancing, and English country dancing.

Fun At Fermi Image
The "High Rise" At Fermilab

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Text from this original Fermilab article on Wikipedia.
Image Copyright WMGoBuffs (Wilson Hall) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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