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Special Class Opportunities


Occasionally, we will offer complimentary classes to local residents. These classes are posted on this page as they become available. We encourage you to check this page often.

Details:
  • Each person may only enroll in one of these classes within a calendar year.
  • You must be "local." Read below in the Am I Local? section to see if you qualify.
  • Tuition is FREE, but each student will be required to pay a $25 registration fee and any additional materials costs. If there is space available and you choose to stay on campus, regular housing and meals rates apply.
  • These are available on a first-come first-serve basis and may not be used on a class for which you are already registered.
  • If you choose to register, you must do this by phone or in person - no online registrations, please. Call our Registration Staff (828-837-2775 or 800-365-5724) and be sure to mention that you are inquiring about the special complimentary class and the $25 registration fee to the person answering your call.


September 22- September 28
Introductory Beadmaking with Instructor, Bob Rubanowice
2 spaces available

Make beautiful glass beads using the traditional Venetian lampwork process. We'll cover all the essentials, including torch safety and setup, shaping beads, and adding surface decoration. Proceed at your own pace with guidance to create unique treasures. This class is for beginners and those looking for a refresher course.

September 29- October 4
Metal Embossing (Repujado) For Book Covers with Instructor, Sherrie Avitan
2 spaces available

Begin the journey to beautiful metal embossing (repujado). Experiment with aluminum, copper, and pewter, creating a sampler of embossing techniques and styles suitable for display. In addition to other take-home pieces, the main project will be an accordion book with metal-embossed cover piece. All levels welcome, and all tools are supplied.
Am I Local?
Folk School Local Students are people that are part- and full-time residents of the following counties:
  • North Carolina: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, Transylvania counties, and Qualla Boundary
  • Georgia: Fannin, Gilmer, Rabun, Towns and Union counties
  • Tennessee: Polk and Monroe counties

Students must present a valid driver's license, voter registration card, or tax bill showing their local address.
eNews Group for Local Students
If you'd like to receive notices about Folk School events and other opportunities for local students, you may sign up for our eNewsletter (look in the left-hand navigation for the sign-up area).

Make sure you check the LOCAL list when subscribing. (You may also sign up for our regular eNewsletter at this time if you like, which contains different information and is emailed once monthly.)
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902


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Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

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