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Class Picks

Beat the Wintertime Blues

by Cory Marie Podielski on January 12, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

Come explore your creative, adventurous side in the New Year. Experience our hands-on, non-competitive learning environment through a craft, music, or cooking class. Settle down with a warm cup of tea, and take pleasure in browsing our class picks that will help enrich your life in 2017.

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Cozy Up with a New Craft

by Cory Marie Podielski on January 5, 2017

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

Colder weather beckons us to discover satisfying indoor pursuits. During the winter months, come to the Folk School and cozy up to a new craft or cooking style. Enjoy our class picks that will bring warmth to your body and fuel your creative spirit.

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Capturing Portraits

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 11, 2016

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

At the Folk School, we’re surrounded by intriguing faces. Each student, instructor, and staff member reflects their life experience through their facial features and expressions. Sometimes, the most fascinating faces are portraits in wood, on felt, in a painting, molded in clay, stitched in a quilt, or even engraved on a nickel. Enjoy these class […]

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We Love Trees

by Cory Marie Podielski on August 4, 2016

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

Oaks. Poplars. Dogwoods. Birch. Beech. Walnut. Pine. We’ve found all these trees on our Folk School campus, and they make our land lush and beautiful. Our trees also inspire diverse class subjects and motifs. On many occasions, our students use the trees’ leaves, roots, bark, branches, nuts, and wood to create striking fine crafts. At […]

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What’s On Your Bucket List?

by Cory Marie Podielski on July 21, 2016

in Class Picks, Featured Classes

Your bucket list contains all the places you want to visit, and the experiences you’d like to have, during your lifetime. Many folks place a Folk School class high on their bucket list, as they want to enjoy a unique learning vacation on our beautiful 300-acre western North Carolina campus. When planning your visit, choose […]

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