Second Sunday Folk Dance Series

Second Sunday Folk Dance Celebrates 32nd Season

The Second Sunday Folk Dance series celebrates its 32nd year of great music. Set in the beautiful dance hall at Fortune Lake Camp this is one of the Midwestís most popular venues for folk music and dance and is the largest, longest running event of its kind. The Second Sunday Folk Dance presents great musicians in an intimate setting. Dean and Bette Premo (White Water) organize and host the series.

The event opens at 4 PM Central Time with a short opening set by White Water, followed immediately by the featured guest actís concert. The second half of the event is devoted to dancing in many forms with music by the Front Parlor Dance Band and dances taught by Bette Premo and others. Refreshments are available at each dance, and the entertainment lasts until 7 PM.

Admission for those over 15 is $7 and children 15 and under are admitted free.

Check the following link for detailed description of the outstanding performers lined up to play Second Sunday dances this season. For a printable (PDF) version of this season's flyer click here.

How to Find Us

The Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp is located between Iron River and Crystal Falls (in Iron County, Michigan), 2 miles west of Crystal Falls on US-2. Turn south on Bible Camp Road and drive for less than a quarter mile. Turn right on Fortune Lake Camp Road and drive just a short distance.

Below: The Second Sunday Folk Dance venue offers a beautiful hardwood dance floor, ample audience capacity, and a spacious stage.

Every Second Sunday October through April

Second Sunday dances run from October through April on the Second Sunday of the month. Second Sunday Dances in the 2016-2017 series are:

2016 2017
October 9 January 8
November 13 February 12
December 11 March 12
April 9

If you have any questions, call the Fortune Lake Camp at (906) 875-3697, or Bette or Dean Premo at (906) 822-7889. Visit this page ( for any updates or special announcements.

You can also write an email to Bette by clicking below:

DON'T MISS these links: a detailed description of the outstanding performers lined up to play Second Sunday dances this season and a printable (PDF) version of this season's flyer.

Sponsors Sought for Support

Second Sunday Folk Dance organizers seek funds to foster the activities and underwrite the expenses of guest artists, many of whom travel hundreds of miles to perform.

Sponsors for the 2015/2016 SSFD series included Hiawatha Music Coop, City Insurance, Crystal Falls Lions, John and Judy Reed, Andy Davis, Blagec Brothers, Riverside Plaza Merchants, Ron and Sara Basso, Lindwall Motors, Tall Pines Grocery, Bill and Wilma Verrette, Nelson and Louise Rounds, Mike and Nancy Lewis, David and Julie Holperin, John and Paula Pryor, White Water Associates, Inc., and Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp.

Copyright 2016, White Water and individual photographers, Last update 9/12/2016