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Housing Makeovers

by John Clarke, Buildings and Grounds Manager on July 18, 2014

in Around Campus, New & Noteworthy

Earlier this year the Buildings and Grounds staff, the Housekeeping staff, and a small number of flooring and painting subcontractors got busy to do renovations at three of the Folk School’s student houses. We provided lower-level Mill House rooms with new floors, window blinds, a dropped ceiling, fresh paint, and energy-efficient lighting. We also addressed […]

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Come celebrate the joy and beauty of both the hammered and lap dulcimer in a small, intimate, non-competitive setting. Unlike any other dulcimer camp, Dulcimer Celebration, now in its 15th year, is a unique week designed for both hammered and mountain dulcimers to provide the opportunity to improve technique, expand repertoire and have fun with […]

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Open the Door to Your Next Adventure

by Cory Marie Podielski on July 11, 2014

in Around Campus, New & Noteworthy

Our new catalog is here! About the Cover: A detail of a quilt made by Julie Sibley. This quilt speaks of the joyful adventures and possibilities that await each Folk School student. Over the years, Julie has created many beautiful quilts for Fall Festival that honor the spirit of the school. The new catalog includes classes […]

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To have the freedom we had as children: to explore, to try new things, to dabble, to be alright with not being good at it, to immerse ourselves and relinquish all responsibilities for awhile… sound good? Since 1925, John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC has been answering the call of adults who want […]

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The hosts at the Folk School keep the show running smoothly. Unlike the year-round staff who go home at night and the regular students who are here for only a week, they are fully involved in the daily life of the School for a four month period. Without further ado… Let’s get to know a […]

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