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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:  

October 23 – 28, 2016


Basketry ~ Charleston Sweetgrass Baskets with instructor Sarah Hammon

Blacksmithing ~ Light It Up with instructor Greg Price

Enameling ~ Cooking with Enamel with instructor Steve Artz

Felt Making, Dyeing ~ Wet Feltmaking: Silk and Wool and Dyes with instructor Vicky Luffman

Jewelry ~ In a Metal Mood with instructor Susan Jones

Music ~ Beginning Guitar with instructor Rick Taylor

Painting, Writing, Nature Studies ~ A Hands-on Exploration of Three Japanese Art Forms with instructor Marcy Chapman



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kate DeLong
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose & Friends

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Murphy Arts Center
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”


Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction 2016
November 5, 2016

Our annual Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction presents some of the finest artist blacksmith and other fine craft items for sale.
For updated information and to view a selection of auction items, click here.

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Request a 2016 - 2017 Catalog!
Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for classes from July 2016 through June 2017. Request a Catalog here or view the current eCatalog now. 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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