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We are excited about this impressive one-person handmade canoe recently donated to our upcoming June Gala & Benefit Auction. A collaborative effort, the canoe was started by Pam Howard in a Woodworking class, “Build a Canoe in a Week” taught by Dana Hatheway. Pam was only able to attend the class for three days, so […]

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On Friday, April 8, high school students in the Folk School JAM Program played a concert in the Community Room to celebrate the conclusion of the first session. Under the direction of Johnny Scroggs (guitar) and Peggy Patrick (fiddle), students spent 12 weeks learning traditional Appalachian music as part of the Folk School JAM program. […]

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Empty Bowls Tickets on Sale February 16

by Cory Marie Podielski on February 8, 2016

in Clay, Community Events

Empty Bowls is a national and international grassroots movement that aims to help end hunger.  The Folk School has been hosting the event for many years, with Resident Potter, Mike Lalone in charge of the event. Help alleviate hunger in our community by joining us for our annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on March 12 from […]

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Your Holiday Season Event Guide

by Cory Marie Podielski on November 13, 2015

in Community Events, Holidays, Music & Dance

The Folk School’s holiday season is filled with festive classes, concerts, dances, parties, and holiday sales. Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. See our complete Holiday Event Schedule below: Wreath Making December 3 • 7 p.m. Community Room, Keith House Learn to make decorative holiday wreaths for free with supplies […]

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English County Dance Starts in September

by Annie Fain Barralon on August 8, 2015

in Community Events, Music & Dance

A new monthly Saturday English Country Dance will start at the Folk School on September 12, 2015. English Country Dancing (ECD) is the historical predecessor to American barn or contra dancing. Like a contra dance, each ECD is made up of short, fun, easy-to-learn figures. What really sets it apart is the music. It can be slow and elegant (dance […]

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