Folkmoot Volunteers of the Year

Folkmoot Volunteers of the Year

Of all the many Folkmoot volunteers a few stand out each year for contributing over and above the call of duty and we try to recognize them each year as the Outstanding Folkmoot Volunteers of the Year. And 2015 was no exception to that rule,…
How do I get tickets for Spookmoot?

How do I get tickets for Spookmoot?

Just exactly, how do I get tickets for Spookmoot? In case you haven’t heard yet, Folkmoot is having a huge Halloween event, all weekend: Spookmoot! October 30-November 1! You will not want to miss a single scary (and fun) moment.…
Elizabeth Burson, Folkmoot Programmer with Thai Dance Group

I am thrilled to join the Folkmoot staff!

I am thrilled to join the Folkmoot staff! We have so much to catch up on…. Nearly everyone who knows Folkmoot thinks of it as something that only happens two weeks out of the year.   This is no longer the case.  How do I know you…
Spookmoot @ Folkmoot

Spookmoot will be Halloween epic!

We don't want to scare you (well, yes, we do) but hauntingly put: Spookmoot will be Halloween epic! Everyone remembers the legendary Halloween parties which took place for many years in this usually peaceful valley. Like a headless horseman…

North Carolina fall color map!

Want to know when & where to see the best colors of autumn? Appalachian State University has your North Carolina fall color map!  Published annually by the Boone, N.C., university's Department of Biology - specifically by professors…
Folkmoot 2016 - Colonial Theater - Canton

Folkmoot's online efforts lauded

With Folkmoot's online efforts lauded in The Mountaineer, Haywood County's oldest newspaper, the traditional and the new blend in harmony - just like Folkmoot itself! "The international dance teams are long gone, but this year’s festival…
Create a Folkmoot legacy all your own!

Create a Folkmoot legacy all your own!

After three spectacular decades Folkmoot is progressing, transforming, expanding and now you can be part of the renewal and create a Folkmoot legacy all your own! Over the next few years, Folkmoot will grow from a 10-day festival of spectacular…
Bugling of the Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Bugling of the Elk in Cataloochee Valley

Among the many treasures of Western North Carolina, Haywood County in particular, is the late-summer, early-fall treat of hearing and seeing the bugling of the elk in Cataloochee Valley. Re-introduced into their native territory by the National…
Folkmoot-Cherokee bond grows tighter

Folkmoot-Cherokee bond grows tighter in 2015

Long a good relationship, the Folkmoot-Cherokee bond grows tighter - especially following the success of the Folkmoot Summer Festival 2015. Writing in the Cherokee One Feather of her July accomplishments, Taylor Wilnoty - the currently reigning…

Folkmoot guide is seeking funds to travel abroad

After a decade of experiencing the summer joy of the world's cultures arriving in Waynesville, a Folkmoot guide is seeking funds to travel abroad and experience some of those cultures first-hand. Heather Davidson, who together with her mom,…
Create a Folkmoot legacy all your own!
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Images & videos from Folkmoot Summer 2015

We continue to compile more images & videos from Folkmoot Summer 2015! As anyone could guess, Folkmoot is a veritable paradise of bright images and videos, dance and movement, energetic people with broad smiles and engaging personalities. Here,…
Folkmoot Summer 2015 images remain forever!
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Folkmoot Summer 2015 images remain forever!

The Folkmoot Summer Festival of 2015 closed its 10-day run July 26 but Folkmoot Summer 2015 images remain forever! In addition to being North Carolina's Official Folklife Festival and the biggest party of each summer in Western Carolina,…