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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:  

March 17-March 23, 2019


Blacksmithing: Viking-style Ironwork with Elmer Roush

Cooking: Scandinavian Desserts Made Simple with Kim Hendrickson

Dolls: Felting Folk Figures – Elves, Gnomes & Trolls with Karen Richardson

Felt Making: Nuno-felted Mosaic Jumper with Carin Engen

Jewelry: Unfinished Business with Barbara Joiner

Music: Make Your Fiddle Sing & Dance with Susan Conger

Paper Art: Introduction to Paper Cutting with Ingrid Lavoie

Unique Offerings: Wheat Weaving & Straw Art with Linda Beiler

Woodcarving: Scandinavian-style Figure Carving with Harley Refsal

Woodturning: Scandinavian Ale Bowl with Philip Fuentes



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Ted Cooley
7:00 P.M. Appalachian History Presentation

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Sea Notes
4:45 P.M. Visit A Journey into the Universe Kaleidoscope Shop
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 Sue Conger
3:30 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
4:45 P.M. Roundtable: A Conversation with the Folk School in the Keith House Living Room
7:00 P.M. NC Writers Network Literary Hour Presentation

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Ted Cooley
3:30 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
4:45 P.M. Tour the Studios of Brasstown
7:00 P.M. Paper Cutting Demonstration

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Anna Hall
4:30 P.M. Student Exhibit
5:00 P.M. Closing Ceremony
7:00 P.M. Concert: Granny’s Mason Jar

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

Student Hosts: Olivia Barry & Kent Stewart

Granny's Mason Jar
March 22, 2019

Bluegrass guitar and vocals continuing the tradition of flatpicking, Travis picking, and other traditional acoustic guitar styles.

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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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