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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 14 – 20, 2018


Beads, Glass ~ Glass Beadmaking for Beginners (and Almost Beginners) with instructor Teresa Brittain

Blacksmithing ~ Get It Hot, Hit It Right with instructor John Scroggin

Calligraphy, Mixed Media, Drawing ~ Illuminated Letters with a Golden Touch with instructor Sharon Coogle

Chair Seats ~ Caned Chair Seats with instructor Gary Marshall

Clay ~ Let’s Get Centered – Wheel Have Fun with instructor Marian Heintz

Cooking ~ Provincial French Cooking with instructor Jerri Fifer



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 Night in the Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Gary Pichon
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!


Karen Mueller Concert
January 25, 2018

Join us on Thursday, January 25 for another free concert at the Folk School! Karen Mueller is one of the top autoharp and mountain dulcimer players today.

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Request a 2018 Catalog

Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All 2018 classes are now open for registration.

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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

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