Folkmoot inspires regional flavors, too!

Folkmoot inspires regional flavors, too!

No matter how many of the world's cultures and traditions Folkmoot brings to Western Carolina, we all revel in the unique qualities of our Smoky Mountain home and Folkmoot inspires regional flavors, too! (Editor's note: this wonderful guest…
Folkmoot Festival Guide Workshop April 23!

Folkmoot Festival Guide Workshop April 23!

Want to be an official Folkmoot Festival 2016 Guide? Make plans now to attend the Folkmoot Festival Guide Workshop April 23! Being a Guide is the ultimate way to fully experience all that is Folkmoot. Folkmoot is now hiring official guides…
Folkmoot engages regional art organizations

Folkmoot is engaging regional art organizations

As part of its overall focus on promoting the arts - folk dance being our own specialty - Folkmoot is engaging regional art organizations. Folkmoot Executive Director Angie Schwab joined other art organization leaders March 17 at Western…
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…
Appalachian dance at Folkmoot!

Appalachian dance at Folkmoot!

Experience the beauty and history of Appalachian dance at Folkmoot. Appalachian Dance Class 101 features instruction in square dance formations and basic flat-foot and clogging styles unique to the Haywood County mountains.     Kim…
Folkmoot community mourns Trevor Stuart

The Folkmoot community mourns Trevor Stuart

The Folkmoot community mourns Trevor Stuart, who along with brother Travis formed the legendary Stuart Brothers duo and became among the most beloved musical acts in our rich musical region. Stuart, 47, died March 2. He will be greatly missed. Among…

Folkmoot Festival 2017 - A World of Dance!

They will come from as far away as Africa, Asia & Eastern Europe to dance, build peace and exchange cultures with each other and with us during Folkmoot Festival 2017, set for July 20 - 30! Nearly a dozen different dance troupes will…
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…
Celebrate the dance & food of India!

Celebrate the dance & food of India!

Celebrate the dance & food of India in a special Folkmoot Family International Dinner on March 11! The Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville, will become festooned with the sights, sounds, colors and flavors…
Bluegrass & BBQ bonanza in March!

Bluegrass & BBQ bonanza in March

It'll be a bluegrass & BBQ bonanza in March at Folkmoot when some of the region's top musical stars combine with some of the region's best eats for an early spring celebration in the mountains! The evening of music, food and family fun…
Appalachian Dance at Folkmoot!

Appalachian dance classes for teens!

Our dance classes for young children were so successful Folkmoot will offer, beginning February 16, Appalachian dance classes for teens! (And adults will be welcome, too!) Appalachian Dance Class 101 will feature instruction in flat-foot…
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…