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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:  

February 23–February 29, 2020


Basketry: Cherokee Split-oak Market Basket with Betty Maney

Blacksmithing: Arts and Crafts Ironwork: Lighting with Paul Garrett

Book Arts: Hand Lettering & Vellum Binding in the Arts and Crafts Style with Dea Sasso & Sharon Coogle

Clay: Boxes, Boxes, Boxes with Susan Bach 

Cooking: Rustic Woodfire with Tony Pisconeri 

Felt Making: Felted Garments, the Easy Way with Joan Berner

Glass: Painting with Frit with Nancy Cann

Leather: Cordwainer Craft: Classic, Handmade Leather Shoes with Molly Grant


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour 
7:00 P.M. Storytelling with Kanute Rarey & Friends 

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell 
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Illustrating with Watercolor and Colored Pencils Demonstration 
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Empty Bowls 2020
March 21, 2020

Help alleviate hunger in our community by joining us for our annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Saturday, March 21 from 4-7 p.m.

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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

John C. Campbell Folk School is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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