Folklore Village is a nationally recognized folk arts and culture center dedicated to enriching lives through time honored traditions. Since 1968 thousands of people of all ages have come to Folklore Village to gather with friends, meet new people, eat, dance, sing and play. At Folklore Village we have a holistic, fun and engaging approach to learning about the vital web of relationships between people, place, time and traditions. We work to further local, national and international respect and understanding through the celebration of folklife. We call it Cultural Ecology.
Folklore Village provides a broad range of cultural and recreational programs. Our year round schedule of over 100 events and activities includes:
Saturday night potlucks and social dances.
Concerts featuring master folk artists.
Folk culture learning retreats
Classes and workshops in the traditional arts.
Special activities and events for kids and families.
Historic and cultural exhibits.
Folklife education programs for schools.
Historic preservation projects.
Environmental restoration projects.
Special programs for groups and organizations.
Outreach to our local and regional communities through education, arts and humanities programs as well as social services.