Useful information

Berea, Kentucky is officially known as The Folk Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky - Where Art's Alive.

Our quaint and friendly town is filled with music, dance, tours, arts & crafts demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Enjoy Spring and other seasons in Berea and experience good food in local restaurants and purchase memorable items in the many galleries and gift shops. 

Hands Four coordinator:

Sune Frederiksen

859-986-7584 (H) , 248-0690 (M), 

Main dance location:

Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson Street, Berea.

Workshop location 2:

The Carlbergs, 128 North Broadway, Berea. 859-985-5501.

Noodle Nirvana -

New exciting restaurant in town at

Berea Center for the Arts,

315 Chestnut Street.

Saturday buffet at the Folk Center: Family style salad w/dressing, lentil soup, tomato soup, chicken/curry/rice, pasta/meat sauce, meatless lasagne, veggie trays, ice cream. $10.00.

Add this to your registration form.

Sunday breakfast at the folk center: Selection of fresh fruit, cereal, yoghurt, toast, jelly, ham, eggs, coffee, tea, juice, and milk. $7.00.

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Berea Welcome Center, Artisan Village: 1-800-598-5263. www.visitberea.com 

Accommodation: There are several motels and B&Bs in town at reasonable rates. We are not in a position to recommend home stays at this point.

Hotel Boone Tavern (859-985-3701), College Square.

$115 for standard double. $99 for scholar full. $109 for a Standard queen.

Breakfast not included.

Booking code: Hands4 Spring Dance # 144841.

Online registration: boonetavernhotel.com.

Holiday Inn Express (859-985-5500) at Exit 76 .

Fairfield Inn

Directions to folk center: I-75 exit 76, go towards Berea, pass Walmart on your right, continue uphill, turn left on North Broadway (Old Town), turn right on Jefferson Street.

Childcare: Hands Four will not provide childcare, unless specifically requested. If children are not with a child care person, they must remain under your supervision at all times.

Tobacco, alcohol and pets: Not allowed at the folk center. Thanks.

Refunds: No refunds after April 1. 50% before April 1. We are serious about this.

Berea Tourism

Info: www.visitberea.com

1-800-598-5263.

Contraire Dance Association

3rd Friday and 4th Saturday contra dances.

Remember the January Swing Shift weekend.

Info: 859-985-5501.

9th Berea Celtic Festival

16-18 August 2019

www.berea-celtic.com 

63rd Fall Mountain Folk Festival 

22-24 September 2019:

"Keep the traditions alive, and create new ones."

Folk Circle Association of Berea - www.berea-folk-circle.org

Website and photos: Sune Frederiksen