2022 Save the Date!

Barndance turns 22 in 2022! The 2021 Barndance under the Stars was epic and 2022 won’t disappoint. Save the date for Saturday, July 16, 2022. We look forward to sharing more details about the event including announcing ticket sales and hosting the volunteer kick-off meeting. Stay-tuned for more information.

2022 Fishing Derby! Reserve A Boat.

The annual fishing derby always sells out and raises great funds towards our misison. Click here for full details. Reserve a boat today for the June 6, 2022 event. This annual tradition is a fun day out on Lake Michigan for a great cause.

View Photos from 2021 Events

Relive the 2021 Event Through the Photo Gallery by Janet Kay. Click here to view. A special thank you to photographers Patty Bell and Sam Ludwig who captured the 2021 alongside Janet Kay. These photographers donate their time and talent to capture our annual Barndance, and we are grateful.

2021 Barndance Important Details

We can’t wait to gather Under the Stars on July 17th! Before we do, here’s important details about the 2021 Barndance. Please read and share! 1. Ticket Sales are ONLINE are closed. 2. Buy tickets now for $50 each at the Woodstock American Community Bank & Trust. Tickets can be purchased during normal banking hours … Continued

Volunteer Meeting: July 8th! (Volunteers NEEDED!)

Without our wonderful group of volunteers, Gavers Community Cancer Foundation would not have been able to raise nearly $8.3 Million dollars to date. It takes a village to put on Barndance and we so appreciate our volunteers. The 2021 Volunteer Meeting is on July 8th at 7pm. The meeting will take place at Emricson Park. … Continued

Volunteers Needed! Signup Now!

Whether you can give one hour or four on July 17th? We’ll put you to work and appreciate how you lend a hand. Click here to review all the areas of need. To get a more detailed description, call Sue Pearson or the chairman listed next to activity. Just a reminder that ALL VOLUNTEERS need … Continued

2021 Barndance Tickets NOW ON SALE!

It’s time to get those hats and boost ready! Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 Barndance under the Stars! Barndance will take place at Emricson Park in Woodstock, Illinois on July 17th from 5pm to Midnight. The best 7 hours of summer is a 21+ event! Volunteers are needed and all volunteers must … Continued

2021 Gavers Barndance: SAVE THE DATE

We’re so pleased to annouce that Gavers Barndance is back! We can’t wait for the 7 best hours of summer on July 17th. We are monitoring the ever evolving CDC guidlines closely. What you can expect is that we will gather to celebrate 22 years of cancer awarness, education and research. It will be an … Continued

2021 Fishing Derby! SOLD OUT!

The 2021 Gavers fishing derby is sold out! 10+ boats will be going out on Lake Michigan on June 7 and we so appreciate the support of this derby! It’s going to be an awesome time for family/friends, or something different for clients or co-workers.   Event Date and Time Monday, June 7th: 11:30 AM – … Continued

Appreciation + shout outs!

Over 20 years we’ve had so many wonderful supporters. Click here for the 2019 list of sponsors and underwriters. The Never Be Defeated awards was originated by Gavers Community Cancer Foundation president Steve Gavers and made its debut at Barndance 2001. In recent years, it has become customary for Steve to honor two or three … Continued