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Come fiddle around for fun when Gritpickers return to River Falls

Submitted photo.

The Twin Cities acoustic string band, Gritpickers,will be back in town on

Saturday, March 16, as part of the continuing Saturday Night Barn Dance series.

Location is the gym of the River Falls Academy, 211 N. Fremont St.,from 7-10 p.m.

The Gritpickers' lineup includes two fiddle players.

The band will play an assortment of line and circle dances, reels, waltzes, and square dances.

For the March 16 performance, the group will be accompanied by Julie Young Walser, one of Minnesota¹s most accomplished dance callers.

No experience is needed to participate. Walser will teach steps to new

and more seasoned dancers. All ages are welcome, singles, couples, and


The first half of the evening features family dances suitable for

including children, with more advanced dances in the second half.

The Saturday Night Barn Dance Series is a joint project of River Falls

Community Arts Base and River Falls Parks and Recreation. Admission is $5

for adults and $2.50 for 12 and under.