The Pirate’s Ball, an annual gala to raise funds for Folkmoot, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, April 2, at the Laurel Ridge Country Club.
The evening will be emceed by Waynesville Mayor Gavin Brown and auctioneer Richard Hurley. Guests can come dressed as pirates or wear any tropical-themed attire. Prizes will be awarded for the best pirate costumes.
The event will feature hors d’ouevres, desserts, dancing and the chance to rescue community leaders ‘kidnapped’ for $500 ransoms.
Tickets are $50 per person.