We meet year round except between Christmas and New Year every Tuesday from 7:30 to around 10:00 p.m. at Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratories. Fermilab is in Batavia, a western suburb of Chicago. During the summer months we meet in the Wilson Hall auditorium. All other times we meet in the Village Barn.
We are currently meeting in the Kuhn Barn. See below for driving instructions.
- Directions to Kuhn Barn on the Fermilab site:
From the East
To come to the Barn, take I-88 to the Route 59 exit. Exit and turn right, going north on Rt. 59. Go to Batavia Road (the 4th light) and turn left. Enter Fermilab through the gate (you will need to stop, tell the guard you are coming to Scottish dancing, and show identification, e.g. a driver's license) and proceed to the first stop sign at Sauk Blvd. Turn right. The Barn is the second building on your right. There is a parking lot just beyond it to the north. Walk up the ramp to enter.
Alternatively, take North Avenue, Route 64, west to Route 59. Go south on Rt. 59, passing through West Chicago, until you arrive at the intersection with Batavia Road (the next light after Mack Road), in Warrenville. Turn right on Batavia Road and proceed as above.
From the West
Exit I-88 at Farnsworth Av. which becomes Kirk Rd. Go north, passing the outlet mall, and crossing Butterfield Road, past several stoplights, to the entrance to Fermilab at Pine St. Turn right and enter the lab (you will need to stop, tell the guard you are coming to Scottish dancing, and show identification, e.g. a driver's license). Drive east across the main road, passing stop signs by the high-rise, another stop sign by the CDF buildings, a blinking red light at Eola Road, and continue on to the next stop sign by the houses of the "Village". (If you go too far, you'll get to the East gate to the lab at Batavia Road.) Turn left at this stop sign to go north on Sauk Blvd. The Barn is the 2nd building on your right. There is a parking lot just beyond it to the north. Walk up the ramp to enter.
Alternatively, take Route 64 (=North Avenue) or Route 38 (=Roosevelt Road) to Kirk Road and go south to Pine St, which is one light south of Wilson St., or 3 lights south of the intersection of Fabyan Parkway and Kirk Road. Turn left at Pine St to enter Fermilab and proceed as above.
In case you need further directions or have any difficulties near dance time, you can call the Barn at 630-840-3486
To get to Wilson Hall, follow the above directions until you see a large, many-story
A-shaped building with a reflecting pool (closer to the west side of Fermilab).
This is Wilson Hall.
As you face the building, take the right-hand roadway toward the building and turn right before
entering the circular parking area in front of the building.
Immediately turn left and park in this parking lot.
Walk toward the back of the building.
You will see a semi-circular building attached to the back of the building.
This is the auditorium where we dance.
Enter through the doors connecting the main building to the auditorium.
Enter the auditorium and start Dancing!
- If you need better directions or more information, feel free to contact:
- Doug/Susan Jensen 630-232-9089 or Doug at work 630-840-8194
- Mady Newfield 630-584-0825
- Mary Helen Polensky 815-756-7182
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