The Gala is the kickoff event for the festival and a fundraising event for Friends of Folkmoot, sponsors and their guests. Held in Waynesville in the field adjacent to the Friendship Center, friends will enjoy specialty foods and beverages while cultural performers take the stage under the stars for their first appearance at the festival. For more information contact Laura Shepherd at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-452-2997.
Doors open 5:30 pm with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. After Party begins at 10 pm.
Folkmoot Membership Levels:
Century Club, $1,000 – (8) tickets
Gala Hosts, $500 – (6) tickets
Folkmoot Supporter, $300 – (4) tickets
Friend’s of Folkmoot, $175 – (2) tickets
Learn more by calling the Folkmoot Ticket Office at 828-452-2997.
Folkmoot, a word meaning “meeting of the people,” provides communities all over Western North Carolina the opportunity to build a deeper sense of connection, mutual respect and shared purpose by experiencing other cultures. Dancers from 10 nations around the globe will perform at the 35th annual Folkmoot Festival when it convenes July 19-29 in our beloved Smoky Mountains. Click for information on visiting countries.
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