SIFD is partially funded by a grant from the Springfield Area Arts Council.

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The Springfield International Folk Dancers (SIFD) strongly believes in the idea that folk dancing is for everyone. We celebrate world cultures, including our community’s connection to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.  We strive to preserve each culture’s unique heritage through learning about their traditions and sharing them with our local community.


The public is invited to attend the Railsplitter Civil War Ball, hosted by The Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Association.  Period clothing and dance experience are not required.

Friday, May 6, 7:00-10:00 PM
American Legion (1740 5th St, Lincoln, IL)
$5.00/single, $7.50/couple, $10.00/family

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