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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 21–April 26, 2019


Basketry: Pine Needle Coiling on a Mold with Jean Poythress Koon

Blacksmithing: Smithing Made Simple with Caitlin Morris

Book Arts: Books of the Earth with Holly Fouts

Cooking: Jam Session: Canning Homemade Preserves & Condiments with Nanette Davidson

Dolls: Woodland Elves & Fairies in Mixed Media with Ann Hord-Heatherley

Jewelry: Beginning Jewelry—Basic Refabrication with Tom & Kay Patterson

Leather: Hard-sole Leather Moccasins with Donna Wiggins

Mixed Media: Awaken/Reawaken Your Creativity with Pam Beagle-Daresta

Music: Strumming Along: Beginning to Intermediate Ukulele with Peter Thomas & David Peters



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 Darcy Holdorf 
7:00 P.M. Folklore & Stories with David Brose & Friends

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:15 A.M. Bird Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Pattie Bagley
4:45 P.M. Visit Bella Vista Tile
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 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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