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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:  

December 4–10, 2016


Blacksmithing ~ It’s “Holiday” Time! with instructor Toni Holliday

Broom Making ~ Brooms – Practical and Beautiful Gifts with instructor Marlow Gates

Clay ~ Holiday-themed, Handbuilt Birdhouses with instructor Mark Wingertsahn

Cooking ~ Winter and Christmas Traditions of Northern Italy with instructor Wally Maria Mazzucco

Fused Glass ~ A Crash Course in Kiln-formed Glass with instructor Bobbi Umbach

Stained Glass ~ Stained Glass: Glass, Color, and Light with instructor Sheryl Koch

Knitting ~ Booties, Socks, & Stockings for New Knitters with instructor Martha Owen

Music ~ Beginning Autoharp with instructor Jennifer Cordier

Painting ~ Small-scale Watercolor for Beginners with instructor Jane Voorhees



7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with Jan Davidson
4:45 P.M. “Christmases of Folk School Past” with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Music with David Brose & Kathleen Seacrest
8:00 P.M. Dreidel Game in Keith House Living Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Bob Dalsemer
4:30 P.M. Make Your Own Ornament with Pattie Bagley in Living Room.
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”


Fireside Sale
December 4, 2016

Shop for handmade items made by local and regional craftspeople as you stroll through our beautifully decorated Keith House. The Craft Shop will be offering 15% off during the Fireside Sale from November 25 to December 24.

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Announcing Jan Davidson's Retirement
After an award-winning 25-year tenure as executive director of the John C. Campbell Folk School, Jan Davidson, Ph.D. has announced that he will retire on March 1, 2017.

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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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