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John C. Campbell Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening. 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:  

May 27 – June 2, 2018


Blacksmithing ~ Get It Hot, Hit It Right with instructor John Scroggin

Clay ~ Bring It On! Grow Your Clay Skills with instructor Fong Choo

Cooking ~ Sail into Fresh Fish & Seafood Cooking with instructor Paul Roche

Dyeing, Knitting ~ Dye Your Dreams, Knit Your Rainbow with instructor Margaret Radcliffe

Glass(Blowing) ~ Intro to Glass Blowing with instructors Alex Greenwood & Tony Prince

Glass (Stained) ~ Prairie-style Stained Glass Panels with instructor Sheryl Koch

Leather, Unique Offerings ~ Shoe Making–Leather Sandals with instructors Peggy & Chuch Patrick

Music ~ Sing the Old Songs: Traditional Ballads & More with instructor Sara Grey



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose & Friends in the Keith House Community Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Sea Notes
4:30 P.M. Off-Campus Tour to Bella Vista Tile Clay Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Sara Grey
4:45 P.M. Glass-blowing Demonstration in the Enameling Studio
7:00 P.M. Fiery Demonstration in the Blacksmith Shop


Annual Gala & Benefit Auction 2018
June 2, 2018

Join us for an evening of friendly camaraderie, fine craft, delicious food and drinks, and live music. Visit our auction site for more information.

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Request a 2018 Catalog

Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All 2018 classes 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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