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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:  

March 26 – April 1, 2017


Basketry ~ Charleston Sweetgrass Baskets with instructor Sarah Hammond

Book Arts ~ Introduction to Bookbinding with instructor Holly Fouts

Clay ~ “Round and Round We Throw” with instructors Steve Fielding & Mike Lalone

Glass ~ Intro to Glass Blowing with instructors Alex Greenwood & Tony Prince

Kaleidoscopes ~ Kaleidoscopes: “A Metaphor for Life” with instructor David Baker

Music ~ Continuing Autoharp – Taking the Next Step with John Hollandsworth



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Colleen Plonsky
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folklore & Stories with David Brose & Friends

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Davide Vowell
4:30 P.M. Off Campus Tour to Highlander Gallery in Brasstown
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”


Wyatt Espalin & Trees Leave
March 31, 2017

Bluegrass roots mixed w/ traditional country & blues.

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Request a 2017 Catalog!

Our new catalog is here. Registration is open for all of the 2017 classes. Request a Catalog here.
You can also search and register for all 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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