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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:  

May 19–May 25, 2019


Basketry: Traditional Split-oak Basketry with Mary Ann & Bill Smith

Blacksmithing: Flowers in Metal with Bob Alexander

Clay: Mud-made Fun: Getting a Spin on the Potter’s Wheel with Andrew Stephenson

Jewelry: From Scrap To Treasure with Elaine Rader & Barbara Joiner

Marbling: Enhanced Marbling with Regina & Daniel St. John

Music: Dulcimer Celebration with Anne Lough, Janita Baker, Madeline MacNeil, & Sam Rizzetta

Photography: Intro to Digital Photography with Georgia Zumwalt

Rugs: Beginning Rags Rugs with Christie Rogers


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Tammy Godfrey
7:00 P.M. Bingo Night

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:15 A.M. Bird Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Sea Notes
4:45 P.M. Tour Blue Moon Elise
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra, and Circle Dancing – No experience necessary!

Dulcimer Celebration Concert
May 24, 2019

Join us in the Festival Barn Friday at 7:00 P.M. for inspiring performers on mountain and hammered dulcimers (and other instruments!).

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Request Our Catalog
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

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

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