Empty Bowls

Help fight hunger locally in Cherokee and Clay Counties.

Empty Bowls is scheduled for May 20, 2023.

Pick out a beautiful handcrafted bowl, and then savor a hearty meal of soup, bread, salad and dessert. Enjoy music and the company of your firneds and neighbors. Proceeds go to the Cherokee and Clay County Food Banks.

Purchase your tickets, cash and check only, in advance at:
Cherokee County Chamber, United Community Bank of Hayesville, John C. Campbell Folk School Craft Shop

Special thanks to all the artists for donating their bowls. 

Empty Bowls: News & Stories


Empty Bowls Presents Checks to Local Food Banks

Empty Bowls checks of $3,188 each were presented this week to the Cherokee County Sharing Center and Clay County Food Pantry. The 10th Annual Empty Bowls was held on March 12 at the Folk School. The Empty Bowls fundraiser for Cherokee and Clay County food banks has been organized by Resident Potter Mike Lalone and hosted by the John C. Campbell Folk School for the past 10 years. Thanks again to everyone who supported this event!

Images from past Empty Bowl events

Locate & Contact

Please contact Marketing & Communications for more information around Empty Bowls.

The John C. Campbell Folk School

1.800.FOLK.SCH (365-5724)

Mailing Address
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

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