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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:  

November 17 – 19, 2017


Basketry ~ Wild Naturals with Peggie Wilcox

Blacksmithing ~ Making Useful Items from Junk with instructor Bob Alexander

Cooking ~ Sushi Making with instructor Kumi Alderman

Dance ~ Learn to Contra Dance with instructors Bob Dalsemer & Charlotte Critten

Folklore, Music ~ Early American Songcatchers with instructor Lee Knight

Glass ~ Seasonal Delights in Fused Glass with instructor Karen Reed

Leather ~ Leather Bags/Pouches with instructor Tom Slavicek

Metalwork, Jewelry ~ Introduction to Forging for Jewelers with instructors Tom & Pat Patterson

Painting ~ Acrylic Color Layering – Texture Techniques with instructor Pam Beagle-Daresta



3:00-5:30 P.M. Registration
5:30 P.M. Student Orientation in Keith House Community Room
6:45-9:00 P.M. Classes

7:45 A.M. Morningsong & Stories with David Vowell in Keith House Community Room
9 A.M -12:00 P.M. Classes
1:30-5 P.M. Classes
8:00 – 11:00 P.M. Contra & Square Dance in the Keith House Community Room ~ Admission: $7


Fireside Sale
December 3, 2017

Shop for handmade items made by local and regional craftspeople as you stroll through our beautifully decorated Keith House. The Craft Shop will be offering 15% off during the Fireside Sale from November 24 to December 23.

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Request a 2017 / 2018 Catalog!

Request a Catalog here or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here.

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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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