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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 22 – 28, 2016


Basketry ~ Traditional Split-oak with instructor Mary Ann & Bill Smith

Beads, Glass ~ The Molten Magic of Glass Beads with instructor Terry Hale

Blacksmithing ~ Basic to Intermediate Blacksmithing with instructor Don Witzler

Book Arts ~ Free-range Bookbinding with instructor Cindy Leaders

Clay ~ To Set the Table with instructor Steve Loucks & Lynnette Hesser

Cooking ~ Bistro Cooking – Parisian Home-style Cuisine with instructor Jerri Fifer

Glass ~ Classical Glass with instructor Cheryl Stippich

Music ~ Continuing Hammered Dulcimer with Anne Lough



7:15 A.M. Morning Walk (Meet in the Keith House Coffee Room)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Melinda James
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose & Friends

7:15 A.M. Birdwalk ( Please Wear Shoes for Wet Grass)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Pressley Girls
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Visit to Art Galleries in Downtown Murphy
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”


Raven Welch Band
May 27, 2016

Bluegrass tunes & vocals known to bring crowds to their feet

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Our Acceptance Policy
The Folk School is an equal opportunity institution and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religious affiliation, nationality, or ethnic origin. All students must be at least 18 years of age.

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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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