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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:  

September 25 – 30, 2016


Blacksmithing ~ Adventures in Blacksmithing with instructor Susan Hutchinson

Book Arts ~ Action Bookbinding: Pop-up books & Cards with instructor Anne Murray

Chair Seats ~ Caned & Woven Chair Seats with instructor Richard Hall

Cooking ~ Mountain Harvest – the Best of Appalachian Cookery with instructor Mark Sohn

Dyeing, Surface Design ~ Eco-color = Eco-prints + Natural Dyes with instructors Pat Armstrong & Vicki Bennett

Glass ~ A Taste of Fusing with instructor Karen Reed

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



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Lynn Ann Miller
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose in the Keith House Community Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Charles Fuechsel
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Blue Moon Elise ~ Soapmaking, Yoga Studio & Healthy Living Shop
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”


October 1 - October 2, 2016

Golden fall sunlight and brightly colored leaves provide a scenic backdrop for the John C. Campbell Folk School's Fall Festival. This treasured annual celebration of Appalachian culture, held on the Folk School's Brasstown, North Carolina campus, heralds its 42nd anniversary in October.

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Request a 2016 - 2017 Catalog!
Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for classes from July 2016 through June 2017. Request a Catalog here or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here on our website. Begin by clicking on the Find A Class button.

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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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