Folkmoot Festival 2015

Folkmoot Festival 2015 Schedule of Events!

The Folkmoot Festival 2015 Schedule of Events has been announced and tickets are on sale online, by phone (1.877.FOLK.USA) and at the Folkmoot box office! From the pageantry, color and community celebration of the opening weekend to the drama…
May Day @ Folkmoot

May Day @ Folkmoot a big success!

The inaugural May Day @ Folkmoot was very successful - on many levels - all due to the volunteers, participating businesses and organizations, and the community which turned out in great numbers! Thanks to everyone! "Thanks to the community…
Folkmoot USA dancers

Tickets On Sale Now for Folkmoot USA 2015!

Tickets On Sale Now for Folkmoot USA 2015! Tickets went on sale May 1 for all events of Folkmoot USA 2015! You can purchase them online or come on out to May Day @ Folkmoot on Saturday, May 2, and the ticket office will be open! Dance…
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…