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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:  

July 14–July 20, 2019


Basketry: Colorful Basketry Sampler with Tony Stubblefield 

Beads: Taming the Flame with Terry Hale 

Blacksmithing: Blacksmithing—Starting with Fire with Kenneth Thomas 

Calligraphy: Whimsical Letters and Playful Books with Sharon Coogle 

Clay: Beginning Wheel & Slab—What a Combo! with Dylan Cox

Cooking: Great British Bake-off Boot Camp with Susannah Thompson 

Drawing: Cartooning for Beginners with Jack Cassady

Kaleidoscopes—A Galaxy of Color with Scott Cole


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:30 P.M. Youth Activities 
4:45 P.M. Adult Activity: Tour Studios of Brasstown
7:00 P.M. Fun and Games for the whole family!

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Amanda Burts & Nancy Beach
4:30 P.M. Youth Activities 
4:45 P.M. Adult Activities: Woodturning Demonstration; Clay Demonstration
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

The Band Kelley
July 19, 2019

Up-and-coming sibling bluegrass band play tunes and harmonize from 7-8pm in the Festival Barn.

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Request Our Catalog
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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