Inaugural NC Folk Festival officially kicks off in downtown Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – There’s great music and plenty of fun in downtown Greensboro this weekend as the inaugural North Carolina Folk Festival kicks off Friday.

Thousands of people are expected to show up this weekend.

The outdoor event will feature some of the nation’s finest traditional musicians, dancers, and craftspeople in performances, workshops, and demonstrations, plus children’s activities, savory southern and ethnic cuisines and craft brews, non-stop participatory dancing, storytelling, parades, and more.

The festival runs through Sunday.