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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:  

April 20-26, 2014


Clay ~ Chiwa Clark

Painting ~ Margaret Estes

Critters ~ Joe Miller

Rustic Furniture ~ Gerald Smith

Fiber Fun ~ Martine House

Book Arts ~ Holly Fouts & Erin Keane

Jewelry ~ Tom & Kay Patterson

Nature Photography ~ Don McGowan

Shoe Making ~ Michael Ismerio & Wyatt McGowan

Weaving ~ Pam Howard & Dianne Totten

Soap Making ~ Colleen Trickett & Sarah Trickett

Herbs ~ Frances Juhlin & Christina Newhouse



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with John Clarke
7:00 P.M. Folk Music, Folk lore and Stories with David Brose

7:15 A.M. Bird Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with David Vowell
5:15 P.M. Visit Smoke in the Mountains Pottery Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances with Bob Dalsemer
8:00 P.M. Showing of “Sing Behind the Plow”

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Reed Caldwell
4:45 P.M. Painting demonstration with Margaret Estes
7:00 P.M. Weaving demonstration with Dianne Totten


Annual Gala & Benefit Auction 2014
June 28, 2014

Purchase fine craft and art while supporting the Folk School. Tickets will be available April 15 and can be purchased through the auction website or at the Craft Shop.

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Request a 2014 Catalog!
All 2014 classes are now open for registration. Request a Catalog or View the eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here on our website. Begin your search 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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