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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:  

November 17–November 22, 2019


Basketry: Using Color in Your Baskets with Peggy Adelman

Beads: Beaded Holiday Jewelry with Ronald Midkiff

Blacksmithing: Tools and Processes for Traditional Joinery with Tal Harris

Dyeing: Dye Your Dreams, Knit Your Rainbow with Margaret Radcliffe

Enameling: All about That Basse-taille with Pamela Wilson

Kaleidoscopes: A Reflection on the Universe with Scott Cole

Music: Bluegrass Banjo for Beginners with Geoff Hohwald & Rick Taylor


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk 
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Tammy Godfrey
7:00 P.M. Storytelling with Kanute Rarey 

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk 
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell 
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Garden Tour with Farmer Teddy
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

The Pressley Girls
November 15, 2019

Brasstown natives with Appalachian music deep in their roots.

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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. All classes through June 2020 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

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

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