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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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A Wee Bit of Scottish Cooking

by Cory Marie Podielski on July 11, 2014

in Cooking Studio, Featured Classes, Themed Weeks

Wendy Harrison is coming all the way from her Highland home in Inverness, Scotland to teach “A Wee Bit of Cooking” for Scottish Heritage Week: August 31-September 6. Join her in the Cooking Studio at the Folk School for this all levels class introducing you to a wide range of traditional baking and homey meals, […]


Last night’s contra dance for Dance Musicians’ Week was a frolicking fling of fun, friendship, and fancy footwork… what a wonderful week! A big thanks to all the instructors, students, and dancers – you could really feel the love and camaraderie in the air last night. Instructors: David Kaynor, Peter Siegel, Naomi Morse, & Sue […]


Craft Heaven

by Carol Bjorlie on June 24, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

The cusp: a potter at her wheel, wood turner at his bench, weaver and loom, blacksmith and forge, fiddler and fiddle, glass-maker and fire, writer and page. Craft communities are small heavens open to ordinary and extraordinary people. As I prepare to teach Crafting Words at the J. C. Campbell Folk School (Aug. 22 – […]


Crafting Words

by Carol Bjorlie on June 21, 2014

in Featured Classes, Writing

Observing painters, musicians, enamelists, woodturners and their work is transformative, and being part of the creative process of master and student crafter is a privilege. Word follows image because writers must do something in response to what they see and feel. I will be instructing a writing class on the weekend of August 22 -24, […]