February News from Folkmoot

In partnership with Western Carolina University, Folkmoot is proud to host a Lunar New Year event in Waynesville, NC.  This lively event will feature Asian food, games, crafts and traditional Lunar New Year events.  The festivities will take…

Lunar New Year Dinner

In partnership with Western Carolina University, Folkmoot is proud to host a Lunar New Year event in Waynesville, NC.  This lively event will feature Asian food, crafts and traditional Lunar New Year.  The festivities will take place at the…

January Newsletter Spotlight

As is true of so many valued volunteers at Folkmoot, Bill and Louise Voreis stand out for their support of and passion for Folkmoot. They are invaluable to Folkmoot, especially when it comes to managing the souvenir shop every summer during…

January Newsletter

German Friendship Dinner Mouth-watering schnitzel, traditional games, polka music and local beer are on the agenda for Folkmoot’s German Friendship Dinner, scheduled on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Waynesville. For…

Folkmoot Fundraiser at the Wineseller

In its efforts to bring more year-round cultural programming to the region, Folkmoot is partnering with The Classic Wineseller for a fundraising event to purchase stage curtains in the Sam Love Queen Auditorium. The evening will feature tasty…

January Volunteer Newsletter

HAPPY NEW YEAR from FOLKMOOT! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday as well as a fun and safe New Year’s Eve! Where has the time gone?! I feel like we just ended the festival and now we start our countdown until 2018! Who is getting excited? I…

German Friendship Dinner

Mouth-watering schnitzel, traditional games, polka music and local beer are on the agenda for Folkmoot’s German Friendship Dinner, scheduled on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in Waynesville. Local families with German…

December Volunteer Spotlight

If you have ever seen a photo posted on Folkmoot’s Facebook or Instagram page, it is likely that it was taken by December’s Spotlight volunteer, Patrick Parton. A Waynesville native and graduate of Tuscola High School, Patrick has been with…

Blue Ridge Big Band to Perform at Folkmoot

For a toe-tapping good time, join Folkmoot and the Blue Ridge Big Band on Sunday, December 10 at 3PM, for a holiday celebration featuring 17-piece Big Band performing jazzy Christmas tunes. Held in the Queen Auditorium at the Folkmoot Center,…

Support Folkmoot's mission of Cultural Understanding with a year-end contribution!

If you would rather mail in a contribution please download the Folkmoot Donation Form and mail to Folkmoot PO Box 658 Waynesville, NC 28786 THANK YOU!

November Volunteer Spotlight

This month’s volunteer spotlight shines on Stephanie and Chase White, who reside in Raleigh, NC. This past summer, the Whites generously volunteered their time during both weekends of the festival. Their dedication to driving eight hours…

November Newsletter

Western Carolina University is wrapping up its International Education Week at Folkmoot Friendship Center with a Middle Eastern Friendship Dinner and a short film, Bon Voyage, followed by a panel discussion with US residents from Syria and Yemen.…