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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 17–May 19, 2019


Basketry: Bark Basketry with Mary Ann & Bill Smith

Blacksmithing: Basic Blacksmithing—Hammering Out the Basics with Marty Young

Cooking: Forest to Fork: Identifying & Enjoying Edible Mushrooms with Russell Cutts

Drawing: Cartoon Portraits—The Art of Caricature with Jack Cassady

Felt Making: Purses, Pansies, and Pots with Geri Forkner

Gardening: Organic Container Gardening with Frances Juhlin

Jewelry: Etch a Sketch and More with Liz Evans

Marbling: Introduction to Marbling with Regina & Daniel St. John 

Music: Irish Fiddle: Intro to Fun Irish Trad Tunes with Tom Morley


7:45 A.M. Morningsong with June Caldwell
8:00 P.M. Contra Dance

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Dawn Davis
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: Michele Powell, Rosemary Moore

Brasstown Ringers
May 16, 2019

Our annual spring season hand bell concert.

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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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