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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:  

January 24–January 26, 2020


Basketry: Weave a Market Basket with Susan B. Taylor

Blacksmithing: Rosette—Intro to Chasing Techniques with Mike LaMarre

Drawing: Beginning Pen & Ink—Wildlife Drawing with Alan R. Young

Enameling: Enamel Basics: Uncomplicated Fun with Christie Schuster 

Jewelry: Beginning Jewelry—Rings with Jim Richardson 

Leather: Leather Bags, Pouches & Belts with Tom Slavicek

Printmaking: Nontoxic Intaglio Drypoint with Pam Beagle-Daresta

Spinning: Learn to Spin with Donna Kay

Weaving: The Weekend Scarf with Angela Schneider


7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
3:30 P.M. Chair Massage ($20 for 20 minutes)
8:00 P.M. Contra Dance

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Carl Dreher
11:00 A.M. Student Exhibit
11:30 A.M. Closing Ceremony

8:15 A.M Breakfast
12:15 P.M. Lunch
6:00 P.M. Supper

Student Hosts: Jenn Ratcliffe, Ashley West 

Alma Russ
January 31, 2020

Vocalist and songwriter from western North Carolina performing original and traditional music with fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, and guitar.

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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. January-December 2020 classes 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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