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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:  

March 29 – April 4, 2015


Basketry: Charleston Sweetgrass Baskets with instructor Sarah Hammond

Beads: Explorations into Organic Forms Created with Seed Beads with instructor Laura McCabe

Cooking: Italian Cooking with instructor Steve Cipriano

Dyeing, Surface Design: Yoruba Patterning in Textiles with instructor Arianne King Comer

Enameling: Scratch the Surface with instructor Charity Hall

Genealogy: Beginning Genealogy with instructor Joanne & Chris Schleier

Glass: “Tiffany” Style Openwork Lamp with instructor Karen Reed

Music: Beginning Mountain Dulcimer with instructor Ruth Smith

Painting: Watercolor I with instructor Gay Bryant



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Martin Sachs
7:00 P.M. Trivia Night in the Keith House Living Room

7:15 A.M. Bird Walk ~ Please Wear Shoes for Wet Grass
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Ruth Smith
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Visit to Rob Withrow’s “Smoke in the Mountains’ Pottery Studio
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”

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Possum Plow
4:45 P.M. Stained Glass Openwork Demonstration in the Jewelry Studio
7:00 P.M. Watch Instructor Frank Penta Turn a Mushroom on a Multi-Axis in the Woodturning Studio


Easter Egg Hunt
April 4, 2015

An annual favorite for kids the Saturday before Easter.

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Request a 2015 Catalog!
All 2015 classes are now open for registration. Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for classes here on our website. Begin by clicking on the Find A Class button.

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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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