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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:  

March 24-March 29, 2019


Basketry: Charleston Sweetgrass Baskets with Sarah Hammond

Beads: Geometric Beadwork with Ronald Midkiff

Blacksmithing: Forging Iron, Forging Knives with Robert Schulz

Bookarts: Wood, Windows, and WOW! with Anne Murray

Cooking: Home Cheesemaking with Gary Colles

Jewelry: Sterling Foundations with Meredith Middleton

Knitting: Expanding Your Knitting Techniques – Beyond the Basics! with Charles D. Gandy

Music: Beginning Clawhammer Banjo with Annie Fain Barralon

Painting: Watercolor 1 with Gay Bryant

Photography: Understanding Your Camera with Steven Inglima

Quilting: “Moonlight Wisdom” Thread Painting with Christina Eichner

Woodcarving: Woodspirits, Wizards, & Spoons with Marvin Daniels

Woodturning: “Bark”ing Bowls with Tom Boley


7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jack Smoot
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Folk Music & Stories with David Brose

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Visit Bella Vista Tile
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra, & Circle Dancing – No experience necessary!

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Olivia Barry
4:45 P.M. Roundtable: A Conversation with the Folk School in the Keith House Living Room
4:50 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
7:00 P.M. Brasstown Morris Dancers

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Marvin Daniels
4:45 P.M. Watercolor Demonstration
4:50 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
7:00 P.M. Concert with Annie Fain and Geraud Barralon

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Nancy Beach & Amanda Burts
11:00 A.M. Student Exhibit
11:30 A.M. Closing Ceremony

8:15 A.M Breakfast
12:15 P.M. Lunch
6:00 P.M. Supper

Student Hosts: Olivia Barry & Kent Stewart

Granny's Mason Jar
March 22, 2019

Bluegrass guitar and vocals continuing the tradition of flatpicking, Travis picking, and other traditional acoustic guitar styles.

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Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All classes through December 2019 are now open for registration.

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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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