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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:  

October 20–October 25, 2019


Basketry: Cannon County Style, White Oak Egg Basket with Sue Williams

Blacksmithing: Yard Art: A Level Above with Julie Clark

Calligraphy: Intro to Calligraphy: Essential Knowledge & Skills for Success with Michael Hughey 

Cooking: Deconstructing Pizza with Cathy Cleary

Enameling: Cooking with Enamel with Steve Artz

Jewelry: Bezel Boot Camp with Tom McCarthy

Music: Totally Beginning Fiddle with Laurie Fisher


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Jack Smoot
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Nick Kelischek 
7:00 P.M. Japanese Art Form Demonstration

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Sea Notes
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Basket Presentation 
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

October 26, 2019

Celebrate the season at our annual Halloween community contra & square dance on Saturday night!

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All classes through June 2020 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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