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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 10–November 16, 2019


Blacksmithing: Making Useful Items from Junk with Bob Alexander

Chair Seats: Recycle That Chair with Edward Harris 

Clay: Beginning Pottery—Essentials of Throwing with Austin Lindsey

Cooking: Foods from Forgotten Europe with Mary Lou Surgi

Enameling: Cloisonné an Ancient Enameling Art Form with Donna Buchwald

Felt Making: Pictorial Felt: Creating Art with Fiber—Land & Seascapes with Joan Slack 

Metalwork: Copper Techniques with Robert Triplett & Craig Triplett


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 Kim Zimmerman
7:00 P.M. The Brasstown Variety Show with Ted Cooley

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk 
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Carl Dreher
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

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