The First-Ever Appalachian Dance Hootenanny will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023


Event Information:

Time Date: April 15, 2023, 6 – 9pm
Venue: Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue, Waynesville
Description: Starting at 6pm, grab a drink and join the Haywood Ramblers on stage for a community jam or visit with Richard Tichich and his Appalachian Wooden Dancing Puppets, create your own spoon instrument, and get your picture taken and a mini-portrait made by a local artist. The dancing will begin at 6:30pm with music by Gap Civil and flat foot lessons with Tyler Hughes and the Greengrass Cloggers.  We’ll take breaks with performances by the Greengrass Cloggers and other special guests. Tyler Hughes and team will call all sorts of dances including Square Dance/Group Dances, Reels, Free-Style, 2-Step, and  Waltz. Food will be available by La Semilla food truck and beer and wine available for purchase.
Childcare Note: Childcare is provided free, but parents must “purchase” a free ticket when buying their tickets. 
Ticket price: $25
Available number of tickets: 200


Fiddle: $1,000

Accordion: $500

Appalachian Dance Hootenanny Sponsors:

Contact Morgan Beryl to discuss sponsorship opportunities at