We did an economic impact study last year! We really enjoy bringing so many amazing musicians and dancers to our beautiful area of western North Carolina, along with showcasing local Appalachian arts and talent. An added bonus from the performance traffic we bring to the area is our 9.2 million dollars in economic impact for … Read more$9,200,000 in economic impact!
Part 3 of the Folkmoot/Visit NC Smokies blog series is up! Want know more about being an international performer? Did you miss either of the first two about being a local performer or being a guide? Check them out! Special thanks to blog authors Lynda Hoekstra, Kim Ross-Woody, and Chase Smith and much appreciation to … Read moreVisit NC Smokies Blog Post Series – Part 3 is up!
We want to say thank you to the donors who have helped us achieve reaching 45%! Big thanks go out to Carolyn Gonzalez, Patsy Wells, Laura Ivey, Pat Wells, Karen Babcock, Rolf Kaufman, Andy Cooke, Irvine Cherry, John Tederstrom, and Aaron & Anna Morris! Would you like to contribute yourself? Please visit http://power2give.org/NorthCarolina/Project/Detail?projectId=8374. We receive … Read more45% of the Way to Completing our Computer Fundraiser!
For Immediate Release Folkmoot Festival Generates $9.2 million—Organization Releases Results of 2013 Economic Impact Survey The results of an economic impact study conducted by Tom Tveidt of SYNEVA Economics demonstrate that Folkmoot USA had a $9.2 million impact on Western North Carolina in 2013. The firm conducts economic impact assessments for clients throughout the United … Read moreFolkmoot Festival Generates $9.2 million
Folkmoot USA celebrates its 30th Anniversary with the “BIG 30” at Sid’s on Main in Canton, North Carolina, Friday, May 3, 2013 from 6 – 10 pm. This pre-festival celebration features heavy hors d’oeuvres, music, cash bar and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $50. Come and enjoy for a good cause–Folkmoot’s work for tolerance, … Read moreThe BIG 30–Celebrating Folkmoot’s 30th Year
In January of 2009, the Waynesville Public Art Commission will issue a call for artists for its second commissioned public art project. This piece is to be installed in the landscaped area between the two retaining walls along the edge of East Street, outside the new Waynesville Police Station and Development Office building now under … Read moreWaynesville Public Art Commission to Celebrate FOLKMOOT