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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:  

May 24 – 30, 2015


Basketry ~ Traditional Split-oak Basketry with instructors Mary Ann & Bill Smith

Beads, Glass ~ Glass Beadmaking – Dance of Glass and Flame with instructor Margo Knight

Blacksmithing ~ Basic to Intermediate Blacksmithing with instructor Don Witzler

Clay ~ Growing Forms, Naturally with instructor Megan Wolfe

Cooking ~ Home Dairy – Cheeses, Yogurt, and More with instructor Susan Hutchinson

Music ~ Continuing Hammered Dulcimer with instructor Anne Lough

Painting ~ Fresh Florals in Watercolor with instructor Elly Hobgood



7:15 A.M. Morning Walk(Meet in the coffee room in Keith House)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Keather Gougler
7:00 P.M. David Brose & Friends in the Keith House Community Room

7:15 A.M. Bird Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Blue Ridge Olive Company
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”


Annual Gala & Benefit Auction 2015
May 30, 2015

Please join us for an exciting evening of lively entertainment, delicious food, and traditional craft and fine art. Proceeds will benefit the Folk School's craft programs. Admission: $25 (includes food and drink).Go to our auction website to see photos of auction items and learn more about this exciting event.

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Request a 2015 Catalog!
All 2015 classes are now open for registration. Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for classes here on our website. Begin by clicking on the Find A Class button.

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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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