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Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird.
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Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird.

Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird. I would like to formally introduce myself as the newest member of Folkmoot USA in Waynesville, North Carolina. I am joining Folkmoot as an intern writer and blogger through Western Carolina University,…
Folkmoot is a Top 20 Event in 2016

Folkmoot is a Top 20 Event in 2016

Folkmoot is a Top 20 Event in 2016, according to the Southeast Tourism Society. The Atlanta-based tourism promotion organization named our Folkmoot Festival 2016 - set for July 21-31 - as one of its Top 20 Events in a special announcement…
The Same Love Queen Auditorium at Folkmoot!

The Sam Love Queen Auditorium at Folkmoot!

It was a stellar night of music March 19 as Folkmoot formally recognized its renovated performance venue in the historic Hazelwood School as The Sam Love Queen Auditorium at Folkmoot! Sam Love Queen was among the most famous and most beloved…
Come find us at WinterFest Smoky Style!

Come find us at WinterFest Smoky Style!

Oh yes, we'll be there this weekend, Feb. 26-28 - along with nearly everyone else - so, please, come find us at WinterFest Smoky Style! We will have a special Folkmoot booth, will have Folkmoot Festival 2016 information and we'll hold a raffle…
Folkmoot offers January CPR classes

CPR classes are set for February

CPR classes are set for February at Folkmoot.   The two-night course, now set for Tuesday, Feb. 2, and Wednesday, Feb. 3, will cost $40. Both sessions will be held at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville. Kristen…

Calling writers to Folkmoot!

Calling writers to Folkmoot! Become part of our crew! Scribes, authors, correspondents, journalistas, stringers, ghostwriters, scripters and all you esteemed people of letters, we are looking for a few good wordsmiths (with imagination and…
Folkmoot 2016 - Colonial Theater - Canton

A great 2016 for Folkmoot!

We are looking forward to a great 2016 for Folkmoot! Dear Friends,  It’s a new year and I wanted to be sure to thank you for all that you contribute to Folkmoot’s mission of building cultural understanding. This note is to remind…

The history of Christmas is special, too!

Sure it's the favorite time of year for many - as it should be - and the history of Christmas is special, too! Every special event has a history, no matter how big or small.   (Editor's Note: Folkmoot will be closed from December 23…
Give the gift of Folkmoot this year!

Give the gift of Folkmoot this year!

Give the gift of Folkmoot this year! Maybe give the gift of a new auditorium seat in our renovated concert hall. Maybe the gift of an international flag in your loved one's honor. Maybe a brick emblazoned with your loved one's name in our…
Coconut cream pie tonight at Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La!

Get your coconut cream pie tonight!

Get your coconut cream pie tonight at Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La! I am lover of all things coconut. It instantly transports me to a lovely warm place.  I love the texture of the little shavings and that odd almost crunch sound they make as…
The holiday music of Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La!

The holiday music of Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La!

The holiday music of Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La - Friday, 7 p.m., Folkmoot Friendship Center - will include spirited children's a capella choral singing, "wassail" saxophones, a lovely harpist and, of course, a little holiday bluegrass! The…

Good ol' cherry pie! Folkmoot Fa-La-La!

Good ol’ cherry pie!  Yes, at Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La! The second most ‘American’ favorite out there.  Tart and sweet; that delicious sweet syrup; the burst of the zest when you bite into one of the cherries.  It just makes me think…