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It’s that time of the year when students are preparing to return to school. For the first day, the feeling of excitement, enthusiasm, and even a little nervousness is in the air. Arriving at school for a new year, students know they will be challenged, learn, and grow. Walking into a class for the first time […]

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  Come on down to Brasstown the week of August 13- September 6 for Scottish Heritage Week at the Folk School, featuring a festive week of Celtic themed classes and demonstrations. If you are of Scottish descent, or merely love the culture, come enjoy a “taste of Scotland” through fascinating history and stories, lively music […]

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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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Our Weaving class met for the first time on Sunday evening after dinner. At that first meeting our instructors, Elaine Bradley and Christie Rogers, gathered information regarding our weaving experience. It quickly became clear that while some us had solid weaving skills; others had either minimal skill or no experience at all. However, by Monday […]

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We just had a visitor come through our knitting class. She told us that she was a knitter but that she could “never do what we were doing!” And all of the students exclaimed at once that of course she could! So what are we doing that looks so complicated but is so based in […]

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