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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:  

July 24 – 29, 2016


Basketry ~ Traditional Rivercane Basketry with instructors Peggy & Chuck Patrick

Blacksmithing ~ Welcome to Blacksmithing with instructor Ron Nichols

Book Arts ~ Book Restoration, Step by Step with instructor Judith Beers

Cooking ~ Home Cheesemaking with instructor Gary Colles

Drawing, Painting ~ The Mechanics of Sketching to Paint with instructor Billie Shelburn

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

Music ~ Steel Drum & Ukulele Combo with instructors Guy & Sharrie George



7:15 A.M. Morning Walk ( Meet in the Keith House Coffee Room)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kim Zimmerman
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose & Friends in the Keith House Community Room

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:30 P.M. Off Campus Tour to River’s Rim Painting Gallery in Downtown Brasstown
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”


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July 1 - June 30, 2017

Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for classes from July 2015 through June 2016. Request a Catalog here or view the current eCatalog now.
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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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