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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:  

December 3 – 9, 2017

~ Holiday in the Mountains


Broom Making ~ Brooms – Practical and Beautiful Gifts with instructor Marlow Gates

Clay ~ Holiday-themed, Handbuilt Birdhouses with instructor Mark Wingertsahn

Cooking ~ Winter and Christmas Traditions of Northern Italy with instructor Wally Maria Mazzucco

Enameling, Metalwork ~ The Sparkling Brilliance of Enamel with instructor Paul Roche

Glass ~ Stained Glass: Glass, Color, and Light with instructor Sheryl Koch

Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking ~ Painting & Printing Seasonal Images with instructor Gay Bryant

Music ~ Beginning Autoharp with instructor Jennifer Cordier



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. “Christmases of Folk School Past” with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Bean Sidhe Musical Performance in Keith House Community Room
8:00 P.M. Dreidel Game in Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Jennifer Cordier
4:45 P.M. Make Your Own Ornament with Pattie Bagley in Keith House Living Room
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!


Brasstown Ringers Holiday Concert
December 8, 2017


Annual holiday handbell concert is at 7 P.M. in the Keith House. Everyone is welcome!

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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

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

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