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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:  

June 26 – July 2, 2016


Basketry & Gourd Craft ~ Gourd Art Works with instructor Fonda Haddad

Beads, Glass, Knitting, Weaving ~ Closures, Buttons, and Beads – Oh My with instructor Kaleigh Hessel

Blacksmithing ~ Blacksmithing Sampler with instructor Doug Merkel

Clay ~ Beginning Wheel Made Easy with instructors Ken & Melody Shipley

Cooking ~ Eclectic Indian Cuisine with instructor Ruby Banerjee

Jewelry ~ Beginning Jewelry with instructors Lisa Barr & Kay Patterson

Music ~ Beginning Fiddle with instructor Cathy Grant



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 Annie Fain Barralon
7:00 P.M. David Brose & Friends in the Keith House Community Room

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Off Campus Visit to Smoke in the Mountains Pottery Studio
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”


Chuck Nation Band
July 1, 2016

High Lonesome Harmonies & Superb Instrumental Playing at the Festival Barn at 7pm. Everyone Welcome!

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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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