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Schedule of Events

This year’s festival will feature four a handful of new events, including a beer and wine festival, an Americana music showcase and a Folkmoot After Dark variety show. 

• July 18: Gala Under the Stars, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 7 to 10 p.m.

• July 19: Camp Folkmoot Hands Around the Globe, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• July 19: Matinee, Queen Auditorium, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 2 to 4:30 p.m.

• July 19: Grand Opening Extravaganza, Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska. 7 to 9:30 p.m.

• July 20: Parade of Nations, Haywood County Courthouse, Waynesville. 10 to 11:30 a.m.

• July 20: Many Cultures Day, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 20: Group Performance, Haywood Community College, Clyde. 7 to 9 p.m.

• July 21: Hickory International, Salt Block Auditorium, Hickory, 2 to 4 p.m.

• July 21: Mootenanny, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 2 to 9 p.m.

• July 22: Cherokee World Games, Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds. 2 to 7 p.m.

• July 23: Group Performance, Colonial Theater, Canton. 7 to 9 p.m.

• July 24: Group Performance, Blue Ridge Community College, Brevard. 2 to 4 p.m.

• July 24: Group Performance, Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville. 7 to 9:30 p.m. 

• July 25: Festival Friendship Dinner, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 7 to 10 p.m.

• July 25: Lantern Parade, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 9 to 9:45 p.m.

• July 25: Folkmoot After Dark, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 10 p.m. to midnight.

• July 26: Matinee, Queen Auditorium, Folkmoot Friendship Center, Waynesville. 2 to 4:30 p.m.

• July 26: Folkmalt, Sorrells Street Park, Canton. 3 to 9 p.m.

• July 27: International Festival Day, Main Street, Waynesville. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• July 27: Group Performance, Haywood Community College, Clyde. 7 to 9 p.m.

• July 28: Candlelight Closing, Stuart Auditorium, Lake Junaluska, 7 to 10 p.m.

For more information and/or to purchase tickets for events, go to www.folkmoot.org

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