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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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The ten participants watched, listened, and experimented. The result: amazing portraits of children, grandchildren, pets and self-portraits that were completed in a variety of printmaking styles. Enjoy some photos from our class. Maybe this has sparked your interest in what you can do in printmaking! Browse the upcoming classes at the Folk School.

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Oh the family vacation – a pillar of American leisure life! From the classic road trip, to the cruise on the ocean, or a trip abroad, we all try to find a perfect setting to spend quality time with our loved ones. Finding a place everyone will enjoy can be challenging. The Folk School is […]

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A lot of people think they can’t dance. But then they try contra dancing: they can jump right in as a beginner. The moves are straightforward, and they don’t need any special skills. With practice, they become smoother and learn some extra moves, but the initial learning curve is a mere ripple in the road. […]

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