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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:  

September 24 – 30, 2017


Basketry & Gourd Craft ~ Gourd Art Works with instructor Fonda Haddad

Blacksmithing ~ Blacksmithing with instructor Gary Roth

Clay ~ Traditions in Clay with instructor John E. Dodson

Cooking ~ Joy of Thai Cuisine with instructor Gulshan Singh

Kaleidoscopes ~ A Reflection on the Universe with instructor Scott Cole

Marbling ~ Marbling – You Can Never Have Enough! with instructors Regina & Daniel St. John

Music, Dance ~ Old-time Jam Camp with instructors Michael Ismerio & Ben Nelson

Painting, Drawing ~ Painting in Acrylics with instructor Pebbie Mott



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

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Mountain View Crafts
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!


Folk School Fall Festival 2017
October 7 - October 8, 2017

This treasured annual celebration of Appalachian culture, held on the Folk School's Brasstown, North Carolina campus, heralds its 43rd anniversary.

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Request a 2017 / 2018 Catalog!

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

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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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