Author: Anna Shearouse

Advanced Weeks

Most of our classes do a great job of accommodating different skill levels- accessible enough for beginners, but also able to meet the needs of more experienced students. But each year, a few weeks in January are set aside specifically for advanced students. These classes give students the opportunity to intensively work with top instructors and maybe explore a different aspect of their craft.

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Have a Happy and Creative 2012!

Last week we ended 2011 with the celebration of music and dance in Winter Dance Week. Participants learned a variety of dances like Scandinavian, English Country, Morris, Rapper Sword, contra and square dances- with breaks for group singing and jamming. The week culminated in the annual New Year’s Eve bash, where some of the classes got to perform what they’ve learned in just a week.

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Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction: November 2

Join us for an entertaining afternoon fundraiser on Saturday, November 2, from 1–4 p.m. In silent and live auctions, you can bid on craft, art and unique items donated by artists and other supporters of the Folk School. Admission is free. Learn more.

Current Catalog

Embrace your creative potential, and join us for a life-changing Folk School experience. Our 2019-2020 Folk School Catalog is now available, and all classes are open for registration. Choose a class and come join us in Brasstown this year.

Request a Catalog, or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here.

The Folk School Cookbook

We are so excited about The Folk School Cookbook. Nanette Davidson, cookbook author, meticulously collected, curated, and adapted over 200 delicious recipes. These include some of the most memorable recipes served family-style in the school’s Dining Hall and at seasonal celebrations over the decades. Bring the Folk School’s culinary traditions into your own kitchen and order your copy today!