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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:  

July 21–July 26, 2019


Basketry: A Twilling Experience with Kay Swanstrom

Book Arts: Beginning Bookmaking with a Textile Twist with Chad Alice Hagen

Cooking: Culinary Voyage through India with Ruby Banerjee

Crochet: Starting from Square One—Crochet for Beginners with Ro Borr

Enameling: Enamel Jewelry: Exploring Color and Pattern with Kathryn Osgood

Music: Playing Bluegrass Music in a Group with Rick Taylor & Geoff Hohwald

Painting: Small-scale Watercolor for the Absolute Beginner with Jane Voorhees

Quilting: Quilting, Textures, Threads, & Beads with Martine House


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Jack Smoot
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Darcy Holdorf
7:00 P.M. Shapenote singing with Kyle Johnston

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Visit Smoke in the Mountains Pottery Studio
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Geoff Hohwald & Rick Taylor
July 25, 2019

Bluegrass and old-time country music and song at this week's concert.

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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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