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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 14–October 20, 2018


Blacksmithing: Hat Racks, Coat Racks, Pot Racks with Mike Dixon & Mile LaMarre

Clay: Enchanted Handbuilding & Surfaces with Cynthia Lee

Cooking: Basics to Brilliance—Think Like a Chef with Lilly Owen

Dyeing: Dyer’s Secrets with Carol LeBaron

Kaleidoscopes: “A Metaphor for Life” with David Baker

Leather: Shoe Making—Moccasins with Peggy Patrick & Kay Patterson

Music: Continuing Fiddle with Cathy Grant

Painting: Plein Air Painting in Fall with Mary Jane Volkmann

Photography: Moving Beyond Your Creative Comfort Zone with John DiGiacomo

Printmaking: Intro to Letterpress with Jim Horton

Surface Design: Double Vision: Fabric Collage & Silk Batik with Jo-Ann Jensen

Weaving: Beginning Weaving with Pam Howard

Woodturning: Need Some Relief: Bringing Life to Your Work with Dixie Biggs

Woodworking: Woodworking Fundamentals with Terry Nicholson


7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Martin Sachs
7:00 P.M. Bingo Night

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Pattie Bagley
4:45 P.M. Tour Valley River Brewery
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra, & Circle Dancing – No experience necessary!

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Cathy Grant
4:45 P.M. Roundtable: A Conversation with the Folk School in the Keith House Living Room
4:50 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
7:00 P.M. Enameling Demonstration

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Ted Cooley
4:45 P.M. Tour Studios of Brasstown
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
4:50 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
7:00 P.M. Literary Hour

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Carl Dreher
4:30 P.M. Student Exhibit
5:00 P.M. Closing Ceremony
7:00 P.M. Celtic ConFusion – an acoustic blend of Celtic, Folk, and Jazz

8:15 A.M Breakfast
12:15 P.M. Lunch
6:00 P.M. Supper

Student Hosts: Hannah Larson & Jane Wimmer

Celtic-Confusion (Aoife Clancy & Bill Elliot)
October 19, 2018

Time: 7-8pm
Admission: Donations Appreciated
Location: The Keith House Community Room

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Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All 2018-June 2019 classes 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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