By Glenda Beall:
Author: Emolyn Liden, Writer, Student & Instructor
Music and dancing is the heartbeat of the Folk School. While students, instructors, and staff work during the week, it is at the dances and concerts when the community comes together to have fun. Free concerts are held almost every Friday night at the school and this Friday Paul and Jerry Wilson and their family will perform. Groups who play here often travel from afar to share their music, but this week the band will be coming from just down the road. Tipper Wilson writes about her memories at the Folk School:
I’m Pam East, and my first experience with the Folk School was teaching an enamel bead making class in 2003. From that very first time I knew I had stumbled upon a truly special place. Since then the John C. Campbell Folk School has become my home away from home. Even though I’m usually there to teach, it feels like a vacation. I can feel my soul relax the minute I drive onto the campus.
Embrace your creative potential, and join us for a life-changing Folk School experience. Our 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.
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!