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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:  

January 15 – 21, 2017


Basketry & Gourd Craft ~ Complete Gourd Art: Woodburning & Weaving on Gourds with instructor Marianne Barnes

Blacksmithing ~ It’s Time to Try Blacksmithing with instructors John Zeigler & Lance Zeigler

Book Arts ~ “The Joy of Booking” with instructor Suzanne Hall

Clay ~ Slab Construction – Unlimited Possibilities with instructor Rae Breed

Cooking ~ The Lost Art of Pie Making with instructor Barbara Swell

Jewelry, Metalwork ~ Mixed Metal Mania with instructor with Kim & Norm St. Jean



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Bingo Night in the Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Visit Rob Withrow’s “Smoke in the Mountains” Pottery Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”


Empty Bowls 2017
March 4, 2017

Help alleviate hunger in our community by joining us for our annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on March 4 from 5-7 p.m. in the Olive Dame Campbell Dining Hall.

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Announcing Jan Davidson's Retirement
After an award-winning 25-year tenure as executive director of the John C. Campbell Folk School, Jan Davidson, Ph.D. has announced that he will retire on March 1, 2017.

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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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