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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 15 – 21, 2017


Blacksmithing ~ Hat Racks, Coat Racks, Pot Racks with instructor Mike Dixon

Book Arts, Leather ~ Leather Boxes with Clasps with instructor Gian Frontini

Clay ~ Advanced Throwing Techniques with instructor Stephen Jepson

Cooking ~ Baking Traditional Breads with instructor Emily Buehler

Felt Making ~ Pictorial Felt: Creating Art with Fleece with instructor Joan Slack

Glass ( Stained) ~ Stained Glass: Lead versus Copper Foil with instructor Jeanne Roche



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. “Never Leave the Playground,” a Presentation by Stephen Jepson in the Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:30 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Bless My Stitches
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!


Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction 2017
November 4, 2017

Our annual Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction presents some of the finest artist blacksmith and other fine craft items for sale.

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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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