Act for Folkmoot today, #GivingTuesday

Act for Folkmoot today, #GivingTuesday

We respectfully ask you to act for Folkmoot today, #GivingTuesday. You can support our growing programs by simply clicking on the DONATE button at the top of this page. You can also become a Friend of Folkmoot. With the holidays and the…
Banana Cream Pie is a-peeling

Banana Cream Pie is a-peeling!

Banana Cream Pie is a-peeling, yet another personal favorites - really, banana desserts in general.   The creamy sweetness of the banana always goes so well with any creamy topping and the slight crunch of the crust is the perfect combination…
Folkmoot is grateful for our community!

Folkmoot is grateful for our community!

Happy Thanksgiving to all! It's the time of year when we gather to express our gratitude for all we have and above all, Folkmoot is grateful for our community! Folkmoot would not exist, of course, without the countless hours contributed by…
Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La for apple pie!

Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La for apple pie!

Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La for apple pie! If you don't know by now, Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La - set for Friday, December 4 - is all about holiday music & celebration & community & pie! And what is more American - more North…
Folkmoot Fa-La-La is about pie, too!

Folkmoot Fa-La-La is about pie, too!

Folkmoot Fa-La-La is about pie, too! Set for December 4, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Folkmoot Friendship Center, it is about Christmas music and community spirit. But let's be clear: it is also about pie (not to be confused with  , a symbol…
Folkmoot musician became father of twins!

Folkmoot musician became father of twins!

Every Folkmoot Festival is filled with human stories and one of the many from the 2015 Summer Festival recently unfolded as a Folkmoot musician became father of twins! Ron Pon, percussionist in the 2015 troupe from Ecuador, was consistently…
Haywood Sheriff aids the Folkmoot Center

Haywood Sheriff aids the Folkmoot Center

Like most nonprofit organizations, Folkmoot depends on volunteer support and while maybe not a traditional volunteer corps our own Haywood Sheriff aids the Folkmoot Center with dependable work crews on a regular basis. We're grateful, of…
Celebrate Christmas cheer at Folkmoot’s Family Fa La La

Celebrate Christmas at Folkmoot Family Fa La La!

Celebrate Christmas at Folkmoot Family Fa La La musical event - Friday, December 4,  7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Haywood musicians will be performing and guests are encouraged to sing a long. Folkmoot is auditioning its newly renovated auditorium…
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$30,000 grant to propel year-round Folkmoot

Folkmoot is very grateful to The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and its affiliate, The Fund for Haywood County, for its gift: a $30,000 grant to propel year-round Folkmoot. The grant will provide resources to continue planning…
It was a punkin' chunkin' Spookmoot Sunday!

It was a punkin' chunkin' Spookmoot Sunday!

In case you happened to miss it - too bad for you - it was a punkin' chunkin' Spookmoot Sunday the day after Halloween! And we didn't let a little drizzly rain stop us from Waynesville's first (so far as we know) punkin' chunkin competition…
Spookmoot @ Folkmoot 2015

The spooky faces of Spookmoot

The spooky faces of Spookmoot were out in their bewitching best over the Halloween weekend as Folkmoot held its first Spookmoot Celebration and, well, excuse for a big ol' party! What a great time! And the community came out in frightening…
Public Safety Warning: Boojum sightings!

Public Safety Warning: Boojum sightings!

There is today being issued a Public Safety Warning: Boojum sightings! Recent activity suggests the 7- to 8-foot-tall monster known as Boojum may be roaming down from its refuge in the Plott Balsams to forage among the good people of Haywood…