Folkmoot USA will host a luau from 5 to 8 p.m., May 11, at the Haywood Regional Arts Theater in Waynesville.
Enjoy a spread of Hawaiian food, hula demonstration and a raffle. Tickets are $25 and include a chance at winning one of 15 raffle items, including a Samsung laptop; Sanyo 42-inch HDTV; gas grill; fly fishing trip; and gardening package. Additional raffle tickets to increase your chances of winning can be purchased before and during the event for $5 each.
The 29th Folkmoot Festival will take place from July 18-29, and events feature dancers and musicians from New Zealand, France, Belgium, Indonesia, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Puerto Rico, Ukraine and Hawaii. The festival attracts 100,000 visitors to Western North Carolina, helping local communities receive more than 4 million tourism dollars each year.
Hawaiian Luau tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.
877.365.5872 or 828.452.2997 or www.FolkmootUSA.org.