2018 Festival Schedule
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Czech the box of the Folk Ensemble Kašava

Be sure when Folkmoot Festival 2018 rolls around to Czech the box of the Folk Ensemble Kašava - yes, of the Czech Republic! We're sure Kašava will be a big hit at the 2018 festival! Folkmoot 2018 opens July 19 and runs through July…
Kids just naturally want to dance! Camp Folkmoot!
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Kids just naturally want to dance! Camp Folkmoot!

Kids just naturally want to dance and at Folkmoot 2018 they will be able to do exactly that - with the performers - at Camp Folkmoot! The one-day, all-immersive dance camp will be part of the Folkmoot 2018 Festival and is set for July 20! Folkmoot…
Cherokee Beloved Man Jerry Wolfe passes on
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Cherokee Beloved Man Jerry Wolfe passes on

The Cherokee people, the State of North Carolina, the nation and, indeed, the world is mourning today as Cherokee Beloved Man Jerry Wolfe passes on. Folkmoot lost a cherished friend, mentor, adviser in his death and the Tsalagi people lost…
Canadian, yes, but oh so Italiano1
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Canadian, yes, but oh so Italiano!

They may hail from western Canada - Winnipeg, to be precise - but the dances of Italy course through their dancing hearts - Canadian, yes, but oh so Italiano! Le Ragazze Italiane will be one of the featured performing dance troupes during…

February Volunteer Spotlight

This month’s volunteer spotlight shines on Folkmoot’s board president, Bill Cole who is responsible for general oversight of the Folkmoot organization!   Bill resides in Waynesville with his wife, Jane of nearly 50 years.  Bill…

Experience African Culture at Folkmoot

In partnership with Western Carolina University (WCU), Folkmoot is proud to host an African Friendship Dinner on Friday, March 16, 2018.  Featuring African food, dance and activities, this event will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.…

Southern desserts with author Minrose Gwinn

Promise a novel about race and relationships in the South Southern desserts with author Minrose Gwinn Friday, March 16 at 1:00 pm   Blue Ridge Books, the Haywood County Public Library and Folkmoot are hosting the author Minrose…

February Volunteer Newsletter

Hello Volunteers! “There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved” - George Sand Happy belated Valentine's Day. I hope you all feel the love and admiration we have for each and every one of you for being a volunteer for…

February News from Folkmoot

In partnership with Western Carolina University, Folkmoot is proud to host a Lunar New Year event in Waynesville, NC.  This lively event will feature Asian food, games, crafts and traditional Lunar New Year events.  The festivities will take…

Lunar New Year Dinner

In partnership with Western Carolina University, Folkmoot is proud to host a Lunar New Year event in Waynesville, NC.  This lively event will feature Asian food, crafts and traditional Lunar New Year.  The festivities will take place at the…

January Newsletter Spotlight

As is true of so many valued volunteers at Folkmoot, Bill and Louise Voreis stand out for their support of and passion for Folkmoot. They are invaluable to Folkmoot, especially when it comes to managing the souvenir shop every summer during…

January Newsletter

German Friendship Dinner Mouth-watering schnitzel, traditional games, polka music and local beer are on the agenda for Folkmoot’s German Friendship Dinner, scheduled on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Waynesville. For…