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Folkmoot welcomes two new board members
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Folkmoot welcomes two new board members

On the cusp of celebrating the 35th summer festival, Folkmoot welcomes two new board members. Pam Meister, director of the Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University, and Kevin Sandefur, co-owner of BearWaters Brewing Company…
Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird.
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Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird.

Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird. I would like to formally introduce myself as the newest member of Folkmoot USA in Waynesville, North Carolina. I am joining Folkmoot as an intern writer and blogger through Western Carolina University,…
College students who serve as interns
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College students who serve as interns - Jansen Haneline

Folkmoot benefits each school year from an amazing array of talents and contributions from (mostly) college students who serve as interns. And, well, we like to think they benefit enormously, too, from their time with Folkmoot. Folkmoot…

Meet Catherine MacCallum, new Operations & Volunteer Coordinator

There is some exciting news to share at Folkmoot! You will see a new face at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, ME!  My name is Catherine MacCallum, and I am the new Operations and Volunteer Coordinator (some may remember me by the last name…
Folkmoot engages regional art organizations

Folkmoot is engaging regional art organizations

As part of its overall focus on promoting the arts - folk dance being our own specialty - Folkmoot is engaging regional art organizations. Folkmoot Executive Director Angie Schwab joined other art organization leaders March 17 at Western…
It was a punkin' chunkin' Spookmoot Sunday!

It was a punkin' chunkin' Spookmoot Sunday!

In case you happened to miss it - too bad for you - it was a punkin' chunkin' Spookmoot Sunday the day after Halloween! And we didn't let a little drizzly rain stop us from Waynesville's first (so far as we know) punkin' chunkin competition…

Spookmoot is also about punkin' chunkin'

It's more than ghouls and ghosts and things that go bump in the night, Spookmoot is also about punkin' chunkin'. That's right, chunkin' punkin's across a field and just off Main Street Waynesville! Jack o'lanterns flyin' through the air and…
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.…
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…

Folkmoot 2015 in Beautiful WNC!

Folkmoot 2015 in beautiful WNC! The festival and region's biggest party kicks off July 16 right here in Waynesville, NC - that's less than a month from now! Our diverse lineup this year includes groups from Ecuador, Chile, Estonia, Bangladesh,…