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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:  

December 8–December 14, 2019


Beads: Holiday Lampwork Magic! with Marjorie Langston & Terry Hale

Blacksmithing: Holiday Iron Trinkets with Allan Kress

Book Arts: Book Artistry—Inside and Out with Anne Murray & Jane Burke

Broom Making: Brooms—Practical and Beautiful Gifts with Marlow Gates

Clay: Holiday-themed, Handbuilt Birdhouses with Mark Wingertsahn  

Cooking: Holiday Baking Tricks with Crystal Leach

Glass: Stained Glass: Glass, Color, and Light with Sheryl Koch 

Mixed Media: Illustrated Haiku Books with Redenta Soprano


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Woodcarving Demonstration in History Center with Helen Gibson 
7:00 P.M. Celebration of Brasstown Carving 

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Martha Owen & David Liden 
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Woodturning Demonstration 
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Brasstown Ringers Holiday Concert
December 13, 2019

Annual holiday handbell concert is at 7 P.M. in the Keith House. Everyone is welcome!

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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. All classes through June 2020 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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