Friends & Family Day

Join us May 4, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Friends & Family Day!

Kids and adults of all ages are invited to join us for a fun-filled day of hands-on craft, music, and dance activities. Discover all the Folk School has to offer with tours of our studios, demonstrations, and the chance to make something new.

Volunteer for this event:

Friends & Family Day Schedule

Open Studios & Classes


Basketry Studio
Weave a God’s Eye

Nature Studies
Make a Seed Bomb or Butterfly

Quilting Studio
Make a Quilt Studio

Weaving Studio
Straw Loom Weaving

Jewelry/Enamel Studio
Make a Copper Pendant & Enamel

Blacksmith Studio
All Day Demonstrations

Wood Carving Studio
Brasstown Carvers Hearts

Wood Turning Studio
All Day Demonstrations

Paper Arts Studio
Books, Marbling & Calligraphy

Painting Studio
Watercolor Painting

Clay Studio
Hand Build an Animal Sculpture

Wet Room 
“I Just Felt Like it”:Felting bars of Soap

Other Activities


Keith House Living Room

Keith House Community Room
Music, Dancing & Storytelling

History Center
Folk School History

Craft Shop
Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Live oil paint demo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visit the Craft Shop all day to enter our raffle, featuring fine art and craft items from instructors and local artists.

Keith House Loop
Food Vendors, Music & Dance, First Aid


Food Vendors


Folk School Sandwiches


The Ark

Caribbean Food

Steffy’s Wiener Wagon

Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Tenders

Heyman Kettle Corn

Kettle Corn

Brasstown Bayou

Gumbo w/ red beans & rice

Community Room Schedule


10:30 a.m.
Children’s Stories with Mountain Area Storytellers

11:30 a.m.
Folk School Cloggers

12:00 p.m.
Junior Appalachian Musicians Performance

1:00 p.m.
Brasstown Morris Team

1:30 p.m.
Rapper Sword Performance

News & Stories about Friends & Family Day


Thank You for a Wonderful Friends & Family Day

We had a wonderful time at our first-ever Friends & Family Day on May 11! Community members of all ages toured our open studios, participated in hands-on making, watched demonstrations, enjoyed music & dance performances, savored local food, and learned all about the Folk School.

Locate & Contact

Please contact our Programming Department for more information around Friends and Family Day

The John C. Campbell Folk School

Programming Department

1.800.FOLK.SCH (365-5724)

Mailing Address
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

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