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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:  

February 15–February 17, 2019


Basketry: Weave a Market Basket with Susan B. Taylor

Blacksmithing: Beginning—Foundational Skills with Larry Cooper

Cooking: The Art of Smoke with Paul Roche

Enameling: Enamel Basics: Uncomplicated Fun with Christie Schuster

Knitting: Essentials of Circular Machine Knitting with Lucy Best & Eric Wolff

Metalwork: Introduction to Hand-hammered Copper in the Arts and Crafts Style with Bob Taylor & Anne Jordan

Music: Try Clawhammer Banjo with Annie Fain Barralon

Painting: Get Your Feet Wet with Watercolor with Virginia Urani

Paper Art: Introduction to Paper Conservation with Deborah Rossi

Quilting: Big Stitch Hand Quilting and Variations with Jo Glover

Weaving: The Weekend Scarf with Angela Schneider

Woodcarving: Carving Traditional European-style Spoons with Jason Lonon & Hazen Alward

Woodturning: Woodturning Basics in a Weekend with Pat Johnson

Woodworking: Build an Arts and Crafts Bookcase with John Combs


7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Oliva Barry
3:30 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
8:00 P.M. English Country Dance

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Annie Fain Barralon
11:00 A.M. Student Exhibit
11:30 A.M. Closing Ceremony

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

Student Hosts: Olivia Barry & Pamela Haglund

Michael Reno Harrell in Concert
February 14, 2019

Michael Reno Harrell is an award-winning songwriter, as well as a veteran storyteller and entertainer.

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

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