Folkmoot - Mexican Cuisine

Mexican cuisine, Haywood craft beer, sodas & coffee!

Mexican cuisine will be the fare for May Day @ Folkmoot, maybe washed down with some special Haywood County craft beer, sparkling soda or a very special Haywood County coffee! A tasty array of Mexican cuisine is being prepared by Waynesville’s…
Folkmoot - Commercial Kitchen Items for Sale!

Commercial kitchen items for sale!

Yes, that's right: Folkmoot has commercial kitchen items for sale. We know it seems a bit out of character for Folkmoot to be selling - or even have - commercial kitchen equipment but, you see, most of the equipment we inherited when the…
Folkmoot: Florida MacDonald Gammon

Scottish heritage on stage Saturday: May Day!

The celebration and interpretation of Scottish heritage - as presented by the incomparable Flora MacDonald Gammon - will be among the featured festivities Saturday, May 2, as Western Carolina revels in May Day @ Folkmoot. As Director of Music…
Folkmoot Friendship Center

Clean Up Day at Folkmoot Friendship Center!

Gather with your friends and fellow volunteers on Saturday, April 25, to help spruce up the Friendship Center in advance of our big May Day @ Folkmoot Celebration on May 2! Work begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. and - you'll get a free…
Folkmoot USA dancers

Now Hiring: Official Guides for Folkmoot 2015!

It may be the ultimate way to fully experience all that is Folkmoot - to serve as an official guide for the visiting dance troupes! Folkmoot is now hiring: official guides for the Folkmoot USA 2015! It's a paid position for the two weeks…
Folkmoot USA Friendship Center

Folkmoot - from two weeks to year-round!

"A strategic plan unveiled (April 9th) will revamp Folkmoot USA from a two-week summer festival to a year-around incubator for cultural engagement, community development and economic enrichment." That's how The Mountaineer pretty accurately…
Folkmoot Sale!

Folkmoot is having a HUGE sale!!

Yes, Folkmoot is having a huge sale May 2! And, oh yea, we know: you've gazed longingly at some of the treasures and gifts graciously flowing between Folkmoot and our magnificent dance troupes and wished, "wouldn't something like look wonderful…

Schwab named new Folkmoot Executive Director

Angie Schwab has been tapped as the new Folkmoot Executive Director. The Folkmoot USA Board of Directors voted unanimously March 25 to hire Schwab as our official new Executive Director!  After the departure of Karen Babcock from the…
Applachian Dancers

May Day at Folkmoot - Dance, Music, Food!

May Day at Folkmoot: Western Carolina dance, Scottish music, Mexican food and much more will be part of the line-up! It's all on tap Saturday, May 2, at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue (the historic Hazelwood School) when…
Celebrate May Day with Folkmoot

Celebrate May Day! And Folkmoot USA! May 2!

Join your friends and neighbors - Saturday, May 2 - to Celebrate May Day with Folkmoot USA's renewed vision and mission of a globally-connected community through cultural exchange! Much of Western Carolina is expected to be on hand at the…
Folkmoot Friendship Center
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The Campaign for Folkmoot - future is here!

The Campaign for Folkmoot, which began quietly in 2015, is raising $1.2 million for Folkmoot Friendship Center as well as year-round programs and the ever-popular summer festival, Folkmoot USA! Think you know Folkmoot? You haven't seen anything…
Folkmoot USA dancers

Karen Babcock dancing on to new worlds!

Having served as Executive Director of Folkmoot USA for six years, Karen Babcock is leaving on February 27 to become General Manager of Biltmore Industries. The Folkmoot Board of Directors has secured Angeline Schwab as the interim Executive…