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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 19 – 25, 2017 ~

Scandinavian Heritage Week


Basketry ~ Traditional Scandinavian Baskets Using Nontraditional Materials with Judith Saunders

Blacksmithing ~ Viking-style Ironwork with instructor Elmer Roush

Clay ~ Mastering Forms for Crisp, Clean Pots with instructor Chris Jones

Cooking ~ Scandinavian Desserts Made Simple with instructor Kim Hendrickson

Enameling, Metalwork ~ Basse-taille and Champleve Intensive with instructor Kay Patterson

Jewelry ~ Unfinished Business with instructor Barbara Joiner

Leather, Unique Offerings ~ 10th-century Scandinavian-style Turn Shoe with instructor Michael Ismerio



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Annie Fain Barralon
7:00 P.M. Video Presentation “Scandinavia, Land of the Midnight Sun” in the Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Visit “by His hand” Pottery Studio of Resident Clay Artist, Mike Lalone ~ Meet at the Craft Shop
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle, Square & Scandinavian Dancing in Keith House. No Experience Needed!
8:00 P.M. Video Presentation ~ Denmark in the Keith House Living Room


March 24, 2017

Fiddle & Guitar Duo ~
The Elftones play a blend of Irish, Scottish, Canadian, old-time American, and original tunes.

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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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