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Folkmoot 2019 – Gala Under the Stars 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Gala Under the Stars @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Gala Under the Stars @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
The Folkmoot Gala is the kickoff celebration of the summer festival and is our annual fundraiser supported by the Friends of Folkmoot, sponsors and their guests. The Gala is held outdoors under the big tent ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Gala Under the Stars
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Folkmoot 2019 – Camp Folkmoot Hands Around the Globe 9:00 am
Folkmoot 2019 – Camp Folkmoot Hands Around the Globe @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Camp Folkmoot Hands Around the Globe @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Folkmoot USA is bringing back “Camp Folkmoot” for 2019 — a one-day dance camp for kids and teens between 3rd and 12th grades. The camp will last from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, with the ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Camp Folkmoot Hands Around the Globe
Folkmoot 2019 – Matinee Queen Auditorium 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Matinee Queen Auditorium @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Matinee Queen Auditorium @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Join Folkmoot for an afternoon matinee at Queen Auditorium. Festival matinees include all international cultural groups and offer opportunities for interaction with performers. Without exception, the auditorium is the most intimate performance space of the ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Matinee Queen Auditorium
Folkmoot 2019 – Grand Opening Extravaganza 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Grand Opening Extravaganza @ Stuart Auditorium
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Grand Opening Extravaganza @ Stuart Auditorium
On the first Friday of the Festival, more than 200 dancers and musicians from around the globe will share their folk dance traditions at Folkmoot’s Grand Opening performance at Lake Junaluska’s Stuart Auditorium. The Opening performance features ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Grand Opening Extravaganza
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Folkmoot 2019 – Parade of Nations 10:00 am
Folkmoot 2019 – Parade of Nations @ Haywood County Courthouse
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Folkmoot 2019 - Parade of Nations @ Haywood County Courthouse
Join Folkmoot in a 36 year tradition and “meet the world” on Main Street. All international groups plus local groups will be in attendance.Folkmoot, a word meaning “meeting of the people,” provides communities all over ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Parade of Nations
Folkmoot 2019 – Many Cultures Day 11:00 am
Folkmoot 2019 – Many Cultures Day @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Many Cultures Day @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Celebrate Many Cultures Day after the Parade of Nations in Downtown Waynesville! Many Cultures Day is an outdoor event held on the first Saturday of the Folkmoot festival in the greenspace on Virginia Avenue. Featuring interactive activities ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Many Cultures Day
Folkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College @ Haywood Community College
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Haywood Community College @ Haywood Community College
Experience the wonder of folk dance, world music, colorful costumes and international culture in this all group performance at Haywood Community College. Folkmoot is a two-week celebration of world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance. Held each ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College
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Folkmoot 2019 – Hickory International 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Hickory International @ SALT Block Auditorium
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Hickory International @ SALT Block Auditorium
Join Folkmoot in Hickory at the Salt Block Auditorium on Sunday, July 21st! Folkmoot dancers and musicians will travel to Hickory for an afternoon performance on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from2pm – 4pm. Tickets are only $10 for adults. ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Hickory International
Folkmoot 2019 – Mootenanny 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Mootenanny @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Mootenanny @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Folkmoot’s outdoor “folkways” gathering is a Hazelwood-style barbeque picnic held on Sunday, July 21st that features nationally touring Americana musicians, Plott Hound and timber sports, southern storytellers, crafts vendors and demonstrations sharing Appalachian cultural practices. Family rates available: $30, No ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Mootenanny
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Folkmoot 2019 – Cherokee World Games 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Cherokee World Games @ Cherokee Indians Fair Grounds
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Cherokee World Games @ Cherokee Indians Fair Grounds
Welcoming eight international countries to the Qualla Boundary, the Cherokee World Games are a multi-sport cultural event hosted by Cherokee cultural performers and stickball teams. This event includes cultural demonstrations and ball, precision, artistic, trend ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Cherokee World Games
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Folkmoot 2019 – Colonial Theater 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Colonial Theater @ Colonial Theater
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Colonial Theater @ Colonial Theater
Join Folkmoot for an always memorable performance in Canton at the gorgeous Colonial Theatre on Tuesday, July 23rd! Folkmoot is a two-week celebration of world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance. Held each summer ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Colonial Theater
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Folkmoot 2019 – Blue Ridge C.C. – Hendersonville 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Blue Ridge C.C. – Hendersonville @ Blue Ridge Community College
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Blue Ridge C.C. - Hendersonville @ Blue Ridge Community College
Experience the wonder of dance, music, costumes and culture at this all group performance at the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall in Hendersonville, NC.  Enjoy an all group performances with over 200 international dancers ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Blue Ridge C.C. – Hendersonville
Folkmoot 2019 – Diana Wortham 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Diana Wortham @ Diana Wortham Theatre
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Diana Wortham @ Diana Wortham Theatre
Experience the wonder of dance, music, costumes and culture at this all group, evening performance.  Enjoy an all group performance with over 200 international dancers and musicians.Diana Wortham Box Office- 828-257-4530  Folkmoot, a word meaning “meeting ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Diana Wortham
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Folkmoot 2019 – Festival Friendship Dinner 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Festival Friendship Dinner @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Festival Friendship Dinner @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
The final date and time for ticket sales in both Box Office and Online is: Sunday, July 21, 2019 by 5pm. There are few better ways to get to know folks than over a meal, ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Festival Friendship Dinner
Folkmoot 2019 – Lantern Parade 9:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Lantern Parade @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 25 @ 9:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Lantern Parade @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Starting in the heart of the Hazelwood business district, Folkmoot, Daydreamz Project and the Town of Waynesville will host a lantern procession on the evening of Thursday, July 25th. At 8:30 pm, folks will gather at ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Lantern Parade
Folkmoot 2019 – Folkmoot After Dark 10:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Folkmoot After Dark @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 25 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 12:00 am
Folkmoot 2019 - Folkmoot After Dark @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Join Folkmoot in the Hazelwood neighborhood for Folkmoot After Dark on Thursday, July 25th! 7 pm – There are few better ways to get to know folks than over a meal, especially if that meal ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Folkmoot After Dark
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Folkmoot 2019 – Matinee Queen Auditorium 2:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Matinee Queen Auditorium @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Matinee Queen Auditorium @ Folkmoot Friendship Center
Join Folkmoot for an afternoon matinee at Queen Auditorium. Festival matinees include all international cultural groups and offer opportunities for interaction with performers. Without exception, the auditorium is the most intimate performance space of the ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Matinee Queen Auditorium
Folkmoot 2019 – Folkmalt 3:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Folkmalt @ Sorrells Street Park
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Folkmalt @ Sorrells Street Park
Canton and BearWaters Brewery welcome Folkmoot dancers and musicians to Sorrells Park for an international craft beer, live music, and food truck fair. This inaugural event will feature live music, international pavilions hosted by visiting groups from Colombia, ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Folkmalt
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Folkmoot 2019 – International Festival Day 10:00 am
Folkmoot 2019 – International Festival Day @ Main Street of Waynesville
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - International Festival Day @ Main Street of Waynesville
A Folkmoot Festival tradition on Main Street. Folkmoot will host artisans, food vendors and our international groups on Main Street of Waynesville.Folkmoot, a word meaning “meeting of the people,” provides communities all over Western North ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – International Festival Day
Folkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College @ Haywood Community College
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Haywood Community College @ Haywood Community College
Experience the wonder of dance, music, costumes and culture in this ALL GROUP performance at Haywood Community College.  Enjoy 9 GROUP PERFORMANCES with over 200 international dancers and musiciansLearn more by calling the Folkmoot Ticket Office, 828-452-2997  |  Groups of 20 or ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Haywood Community College
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Folkmoot 2019 – Candlelight Closing 7:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 – Candlelight Closing @ Stuart Auditorium
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Folkmoot 2019 - Candlelight Closing @ Stuart Auditorium
Lake Junaluska, Stuart Auditorium is the setting for Folkmoot’s 2019 closing performance. A beautiful and meaningful expression of international goodwill and the bonds that have been built during the festival, the Closing includes a presentation of flags, ... Read moreFolkmoot 2019 – Candlelight Closing
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