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John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School transforms lives, bringing people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. 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 26–February 1, 2020


Blacksmithing: Leaves, Vines, and Twiney Things with Susan Hutchinson

Calligraphy: Paper, Pen & Prose: Layout and Design for Impact with Ann Bailey 

Clay: Slab Construction—Unlimited Possibilities! with Rae Breed

Cooking: Plates Small and Large, with Spanish Fare with Jerri Fifer

Glass: Stained Glass: Lead versus Copper Foil with Jeanne Roche

Music: Relaxing Mountain Dulcimer for Beginners with Don Pedi

Painting: Fearless Painting: Adventures in Acrylic with Bradley Wilson 

Weaving: Weaving Crimp Cloth with Dianne Totten 


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Martha Owen & David Liden 
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kate DeLong
7:00 P.M. Blacksmith Demonstration 

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell 
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Book Arts Demonstration 
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Alma Russ
January 31, 2020

Vocalist and songwriter from western North Carolina performing original and traditional music with fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, and guitar.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and browse all classes here. January-December 2020 classes are now open for registration. Once you've picked out your class, call our registration office at 1-800-365-5724 to register.

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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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