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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:  

April 14–April 20, 2019


Blacksmithing: Tong Making with Dave Custer

Calligraphy: Illuminated Letters with a Golden Touch with Sharon Coogle

Clay: Southern Woodfire with Rob Withrow

Cooking: Tastes of India with Gulshan Singh

Dyeing: Yoruba Batik, Adire, and Tie Dye with Gasali Adeyemo

Glass: A Crash Course in Kiln-formed Glass with Bobbi Umbach

Jewelry: Combining Steel with Precious Metals with Joe Clift & Barbara Joiner



7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Martha Owen & David Liden
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Mary Doornbos
7:00 P.M. Traditional Appalachian music concert with Lee Knight

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:15 A.M. Bird Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Curtis Jones
4:45 P.M. Visit George Kelischek’s Musical Instrument Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra, and Circle Dancing – No experience necessary!


Friends and Family Day
May 11, 2019

Join us for a fun day in our studios!
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10 am - 4 pm

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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

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

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