Now that the festival has started, we wanted to take a minute and say thank you to all of our sponsors – Evergreen Packaging, HomeTrust Bank, Champion Credit Union, Pepsi, HVO, United Community Bank, Old Town Bank, CIOFF, the Town of Waynesville, Cherokee Preservation Foundation, the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority, Art Works, City Bakery, … Read moreFolkmoot USA loves our sponsors!
We are so excited! We can’t wait for tonight’s Grand Opening at the Stompin’ Ground in Maggie Valley! 7:30 pm…all groups, with special guests Jonathan Creek Cloggers and Stuart Brothers!!! Buy tickets here, downtown at the TDA Visitor’s Center until 4PM today, at the Folkmoot Friendship Center ticket office during business hours, or at the … Read moreTONIGHT! Folkmoot USA 2014 is here!
We love all of our fellow WNC nonprofits! We’ll tell you more about this post-festival, but we reached out to even more WNC nonprofits this year to offer them tickets to support their individual missions. We look forward to sharing some of their experiences here on our news blog! Another way we show support? Sharing … Read moreSharing the nonprofit love!
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!
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Want to read our article in The Laurel of Asheville? or Sophie Magazine? We’ve also gotten shout-outs from WNC Magazine, Asheville Citizen Times, and Romantic Asheville. Good times & we really appreciate the support! If you spot us in the news, please let us know on our facebook page or comment here – we’d love … Read moreFolkmoot in the media – thanks, The Laurel of Asheville & Sophie Magazine!
July 18, F-7:30 pm—Grand Opening, Stompin’ Ground, Maggie Valley. (All Groups, with special guests Jonathan Creek Cloggers and Stuart Brothers) Reserved seating: Adults $30, $25; General admission Adults $20; Children (12 & under) 1⁄2 price. July 19, SA-10 – 5—Haywood County Arts Council’s ArtFest (formerly International Festival Day), Main Street, Waynesville. Folkmoot groups perform to … Read moreFolkmoot’s Schedule – with Performers Listed!
Want to learn more about Folkmoot or visit memories from years past? Check us out on UNC-TV at this link: http://video.unctv.org/video/2365050250/ The clip is about 4.5 minutes long and is a great overview of us AND Waynesville! We appreciate their support, along with the fact that the North Carolina Department of Tourism is one of … Read moreFolkmoot on UNC-TV!
We are working hard to raise $1500 to replace the computers and software that our staff and volunteers use daily! Because power2give provides a 100% match as long as matching funds last, we can replace all of the computers by raising $750 if we do it soon. Please visit https://power2give.org/go/p/8374 to learn more and donate. … Read moreFundraiser to support our staff with better technology!
Check out the Visit NC Smokies blog post located here learn what it’s like to be a local performer at Folkmoot! Did you miss the post about being a guide? Check it out here! We really appreciate the time from both the blog authors and the support and time from the TDA.