Half a million miles – plus Folkmoot

Unsung heroes all, school bus drivers have a tough job and by driving 21 years for Haywood County Schools Gary Pittman has logged half a million miles – plus Folkmoot. Gary has also driven around visiting Folkmoot dance troupes for over have Folkmoot’s three decades. He was honored recently by Haywood County Schools for reaching … Read more

CPR classes are set for February

Folkmoot offers January CPR classes

CPR classes are set for February at Folkmoot.   The two-night course, now set for Tuesday, Feb. 2, and Wednesday, Feb. 3, will cost $40. Both sessions will be held at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville. Kristen Curtis of the Haywood County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be teach … Read more

The holiday music of Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La!

The holiday music of Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La!

The holiday music of Folkmoot Family Fa-La-La – Friday, 7 p.m., Folkmoot Friendship Center – will include spirited children’s a capella choral singing, “wassail” saxophones, a lovely harpist and, of course, a little holiday bluegrass! The evening promises a beautiful holiday kick-off, the opening of our remodeled Friendship Center auditorium and, you bet, lots of … Read more

Banana Cream Pie is a-peeling!

Banana Cream Pie is a-peeling

Banana Cream Pie is a-peeling, yet another personal favorites – really, banana desserts in general.   The creamy sweetness of the banana always goes so well with any creamy topping and the slight crunch of the crust is the perfect combination to make your taste buds sing.   Holiday pie and holiday music will be … Read more

Folkmoot is grateful for our community!

Folkmoot is grateful for our community!

Happy Thanksgiving to all! It’s the time of year when we gather to express our gratitude for all we have and above all, Folkmoot is grateful for our community! Folkmoot would not exist, of course, without the countless hours contributed by nearly countless volunteers and all of them were honored in August with a special … Read more

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 and general smashed (sometimes rolled) punkins down the hill on … Read more

Show us your Spookmoot costume!

Show us your Spookmoot costume! C’mon, c’mon…we want to see! We can’t wait for the weekend and the Friday night Kid’s Carnival or the Saturday Halloween Fling & Costume Party for adults! We want to see! (And so does everyone else – you know, just in the interest of making sure we’re all not duplicating … Read more