Note the Classes, EdVentures and Brown Bag Lunch that are planned for Sept. – Dec. 2015.


Welcome to BRCLL,
the Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning

Are you 50 – plus?

If so, Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning may be an ideal resource to help you:

  • Strengthen your mind
  • Expand your knowledge
  • Learn about your community
  • Make new friends
  • Be active
  • Stay young

Thank you for visiting our website. We have arranged for a wide variety of classes for the fall session on topics ranging from religion (Buddhism and Jewish Life in WNC) to arts (Photography and America: A History through Art) and science (Science Advances in Human History and Astronomy.  Click here to see the offerings for this session. Note: For classes in Patton 150, come early and enjoy coffee and socializing with fellow BRCLL members and board members.

If you are interested in day trips consider our two EdVentures (Educational Adventures) that are scheduled for this session: one is to Old Salem to visit a village as it was in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.  The other is to the Ramsey Creek Preserve in Westminster, SC for a field trip a field trip to visit Ramsey Creek Preserve, a Conservation Burial Ground located near Westminster, SC. 

Don’t forget to check our brown bag lunch to learn about the Hendersonville Symphony.

Come, join us!


Terri Wallace is the BRCLL coordinator. Her office hours depend on many things including class schedules. In general the office is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday through Thursday. Terri can be reached at 694-1740 or e-mail.  Phone messages are usually updated daily and calls are returned as soon as possible.

If the Blue Ridge Community College is closed for weather-related issues all Lifelong Learning programs scheduled for that day are cancelled. If BRCC is on a delayed schedule afternoon Lifelong Learning classes will meet. Closing information is broadcast on local radio and television stations or you can call the College at 694-1700.

Looking for more personal enrichment classes? Then be sure to check out the wide variety of Learning for Leisure offerings from Blue Ridge Community College, visit: and enter “community enrichment” in the search box to access the latest course selections.