Links to Community Partners

 Links to Folkmoot’s Community Partners

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You know that saying, “It takes a village”? That’s absolutely true for the Folkmoot organization and the historic Hazelwood School. Below are a few of our partners and good neighbors who contribute to the quality and breadth of our organizational programming.

Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center Our packages make getting away to Folkmoot easy and affordable. Two-night packages start at $135 per person, based on two people in a room. Visit the full Lake Junaluska site here.

Bed and Breakfast Association of Waynesville If you are looking for a homey, pleasant place to stay while visiting wonderful Waynesville, check out the bed and breakfast association’s website.

Downtown Waynesville Association The World Meets on Main Street! Visit fine shops, galleries, and restaurants in Downtown Waynesville.

Haywood County Arts Council The Haywood County Arts Council hosts ArtFest (formerly International Festival Day), featuring Folkmoot Festival performances and international crafts. This is a free event held each year on Main Street in Waynesville.

Haywood County Chamber of Commerce Check out the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce for information about the area, accommodations, local attractions and more.

Haywood County Tourism Development Authority Check out the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority for information about the area, accommodations, local attractions and more.

Southeastern Tourism Society The Southeast Tourism Society has recognized Folkmoot as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for 18 years.

Waynesville Gallery Association Discover 12 exciting creative art studios and galleries of downtown Waynesville and historic Frog Level. Call 828-456-9284 for more information.

Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is a trusted partner in philanthropy and supports Folkmoot’s year-round programming.

Western Carolina University As the westernmost institution in the UNC system, Western Carolina University provides educational opportunities to residents of the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the area’s vast resources.

Blue Ridge Books and News Blue Ridge Books was established in 2007. Waynesville’s only independent bookstore specializing in new books. Our team enjoys hosting authors for weekend events. We also work collaboratively with area schools to supply students and teachers with their reading needs.

Haywood County Public Library The Haywood County Public Library Board of Trustees is a 6 member board appointed by the Haywood County Commissioners. One member is elected annually during the June meeting of the County Commissioners. Each member serves a 6 year term and can be reappointed for a second 6 year term. The Board meets the third Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the boardroom of the Main Library in Waynesville.

Do you love the images you see representing Folkmoot activities? We have a highly talented group of photographers who work with us to document the festival and year-round programming. Reach out to them at the following pages to hire them for your special events!

Patrick Parton – WebsiteFacebook & Twitter

Vicki Lynn Passmore – Facebook page & Pinterest presentation.

F.C. “Chip” Etier – Website.

Art Hoffman, videographer – YouTube.