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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:  

February 16–February 22, 2020


Basketry: The Wonders of Willow Bark with Judy Zugish

Blacksmithing: Forging Woodworking Tools with Terry Sheridan

Clay: Throwing and Decorating Porcelain with Doug Dacey

Knitting: Circular Machine Knitting—Beyond Basics with Lucy Best & Eric Wolff

Leather: Squire Boots for Men and Women with Molly Grant

Marbling: Float What?! with Anne Murray

Music: Continuing Folk Harp with Lorinda Jones 

Painting: Small-scale Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner with Jane Voorhees


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour 
7:00 P.M. Q & A with Marlow Gates, Appalachian Broom Maker

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Pressley Girls
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Clay Demonstration 
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Lorinda Jones & na Skylark
February 21, 2020

Come hear the traditional music of Ireland, Scotland, and other Celtic lands on Ireland's national instruments: the Irish harp, and the Irish uilleann ("elbow") pipes.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and browse all classes here. January-December 2020 classes are now open for registration. Once you've picked out your class, call our registration office at 1-800-365-5724 to register.

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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

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