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Get Back to Basics

by Cory Marie Podielski on January 30, 2016

in Featured Classes

Whether you’re starting a new craft, or exploring one you already love, we invite you to take it “back to basics” this year. Jump start your search for your next class by checking out these “back to basics” class picks.


Under my tree this year is another tree and it looks like this: In the Book Arts class, “Ornamental Books and Boxes for the Holidays” with Dea Sasso we tackled three ambitious projects for the Long Weekend. The first project was the tree pictured above with a fancy triangular box. Dea bought a wonderful assortment […]


  If you could make all your holiday gifts in one week wouldn’t you jump at the opportunity. Well this is your lucky day because John C Campbell Folk School is offering a class “Handwoven for the Holidays” on December 6-12, 2015 during their special weeklong event “Holidays in the Mountains“. This class is designed for […]


From the Desk of Jan Davidson: Life Goes On

by Jan Davidson, Director on November 12, 2015

in Featured Classes, Jan writes ...

Dear Family, Monday before the Fall Festival was a lovely soft morning in Brasstown, with a low cloud just burning off. I was on the way to Morningsong and just about to walk in the big red door at Keith House, when a car roared into the driveway. “Jan!” the guy said, “Hey! This is […]


Whole Bird Weekend with Mark Rosenstein

by Cory Marie Podielski on November 11, 2015

in Cooking, Featured Classes, Featured Teacher

Halloween weekend brought delicious dismemberment to the Folk School. Don’t panic! All the butchery occurred under the expert tutelage of Mark Rosenstein in the Cooking Studio for the class “Whole Bird Weekend,” where students learned advanced techniques for preparing duck, chicken, and turkey for maximum flavor and juiciness. Mark Rosenstein is a critically acclaimed veteran […]