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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:  

April 28 – 30, 2017


Beads, Glass ~ Glass Beads: More Magic with instructor Marjorie Langston

Blacksmithing ~ Basic Blacksmithing: Good Habits with instructor Paul Garrett

Dance ~ English Country Dance with instructors Joanna Reiner & Brad Foster with musicians Atossa Kramer, Mara Shea, Rachel Bell, Susan Kevra, and Karen Axelrod

Chair Seats ~ Woven Chair Seats – Keep It Simple with instructor Richard Hall

Cooking, Nature Studies ~ Forest to Fork: Identifying & Enjoying Edible Mushrooms with instructors Russell Cutts & Hollis Rosson

Jewelry, Beads ~ Baubles, Bangles, and Beads with instructors Carol Eder Smith & Barbara JoinerNature Studies ~ Fly Tying with instructor Bobby Hand

Nature Studies, Gardening & Homesteading ~ Introduction to Beekeeping with instructor Gerald Murphy

Painting ~ Listen, Look, & Learn – An Innovative Approach to Watercolor with instructor Teri Jones



3:00-5:00 P.M. Registration
5:30 P.M. Student Orientation in Keith House Community Room
6:45-9:00 P.M. Classes

7:45 A.M. Morningsong & Stories with David Vowell in Keith House Community Room
9 A.M -12:00 P.M. Classes
1:30-5 P.M. Classes

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Casey Burger in the Keith House Community Room
9-11:00 A.M Classes
11:00 A.M. Student Exhibit in Keith House
11:30 A.M. Closing Ceremony


Annual Gala & Benefit Auction 2017
May 27, 2017

Please join us for an exciting evening of lively entertainment, delicious food, and traditional craft and art. Proceeds benefit the Folk School's craft programs. Admission: $25 (includes food and drink). Visit our auction website for more information.

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Request a 2017 Catalog!

Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for all of the 2017 classes. Request a Catalog here.
You can also search and register for all 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

John C. Campbell Folk School is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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