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John C. Campbell Folk School

The Folk School transforms lives, bringing people together in a nurturing environment for experiences in learning and community life that spark self-discovery. 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:  

January 19–January 24, 2020


Basketry: Striking Antler Baskets with Mark Hendry 

Cooking: The French Kitchen with Dennis Barber

Kaleidoscopes: A Reflection on the Universe with Scott Cole

Knitting: Gansey Knitting & Design with Donna Kay

Music: Intermediate Old-time Fiddle with Jane Rothfield 

Painting: Painting in Acrylics with Pebbie Mott

Weaving: Beginning Weaving, the Basics with Angela Schneider

Woodcarving: Intermediate to Advanced Chip Carving with Wayne Barton 


7:45 A.M. Morningsong and History of the Folk School with Bob Dalsemer
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with Martin Sachs 
7:00 P.M. Storytelling with Kanute Rarey & Friends

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Steve Smith
4:45 P.M. Yoga
4:45 P.M. Woodcarving Demonstration 
7:00 P.M. Square, Contra & Circle Dancing – No experience needed!

Jane Rothfield
January 23, 2020

Internationally known fiddler, clawhammer banjo player, tune composer, and dance musician.

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Request A Catalog
Request a Catalog or view it as an eCatalog now. You can also search and browse all classes here. January-December 2020 classes are now open for registration. Once you've picked out your class, call our registration office at 1-800-365-5724 to register.

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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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