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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:  

February 17–February 23, 2019



Classes

Blacksmithing: Arts and Crafts Ironwork with Paul Garrett

Book Arts: Limp Vellum Binding in the Arts and Crafts Style with Deborah Rossi

Clay: Arts and Crafts Tiles with a Modern Twist with Susan Bach

Glass: Fusing “Wright,” Inspired by Frank Lloyd with Nancy Cann

Knitting: Circular Machine Knitting—Beyond Basics with Lucy Best & Eric Wolff

Metalwork: Hammered Copper in the Arts and Crafts Tradition with Bob Taylor

Music: Relaxing Mountain Dulcimer for Beginners with Don Pedi

Painting: Introduction to Painting with Watercolor Gouache with Kathy Chastain

Woodturning: Woodturning from A to Z with David Hout

Woodworking: Arts and Crafts Tabouret Table with Dana Hatheway


Activities

MONDAY
7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Nick Kelischek
7:00 P.M. Bingo

TUESDAY
7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Kanute Rarey
4:45 P.M. Visit Bella Vista Tile
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra, & Circle Dancing – No experience necessary!

WEDNESDAY
7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Steve Smith
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. Blacksmith Demonstration

THURSDAY
7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
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. Limp Vellum Binding Demonstration
7:00 P.M. Demonstration on Decorating Tiles

FRIDAY
7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Carl Dreher
4:30 P.M. Student Exhibit
5:00 P.M. Closing Ceremony
7:00 P.M. Concert: Don Pedi

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

Student Hosts: Olivia Barry & Pamela Haglund


Don Pedi in Concert
February 22, 2019

Don Pedi is a Traditional Mountain Musician who started playing the dulcimer in 1968. He shares songs, tunes and stories in a warm, often humorous and always entertaining manner.

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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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