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John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School transforms lives, bringing people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. Located in scenic Brasstown, North Carolina, the Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing.

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What's happening this week:  

October 13–October 19, 2019


Blacksmithing: Hat Racks, Coat Racks, Pot Racks with Mike Dixon & Mike LaMarre

Book Arts: Unusual Leather Bindings Inspired by the Renaissance with Gian Frontini

Clay: Slip & Ash—A Study in Cone 10 Reduction with Joey Sheehan

Cooking: Tastes of India with Gulshan Singh

Drawing: For the Love of Trees—Identifying, Sketching, Journaling with Carol Parks & Annie Cicale

Dyeing: Botanical Printing with Carin Engen

Glass: A Crash Course in Kiln-formed Glass with Diane Smith


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Kanute Rarey
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kathi Osborne
7:00 P.M. Riley Baugus Concert

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Blacksmith Demonstration
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

House of Moves
October 18, 2019

Come out and enjoy a beautiful night of warm soulful music.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All classes through June 2020 are now open for registration.

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1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 • (fax) 828.837.8637
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Craft Shop and History Center Hours:
Mon. - Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

John C. Campbell Folk School is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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