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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:  

September 15–September 21, 2019


Basketry: Plaited Basketry with Nontraditional Materials with Judith Saunders

Blacksmithing: Citters with Joe Miller

Clay: Going Wild with Clay with Chris Jones

Cooking: Fresh Takes on Regional Southern Cooking, Mountains to Sea with Sheri Castle

Enameling: Painting in Enamels with Charity Hall

Felt Making: Silk Painting + Felt = Nuno Collage with Liz Spear & Neal Howard

Metalwork: Copper Treasure Chest with Clay Spencer & Bob Taylor

Music: Native American Flute with Billy Whitefox & Linda Prejeant


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Kate DeLong
7:00 P.M. Storytelling with Kanute Rarey

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell 
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Enameling Demonstration
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Folk School Fall Festival 2019
October 5 - October 6, 2019

This treasured annual celebration of Appalachian culture, held on the Folk School's Brasstown, North Carolina campus, heralds its 45th anniversary.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All classes through June 2020 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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