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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:  

August 19–25, 2018


Blacksmithing: Tools! Tools! Tools! with Lucas House

Clay: 50 Shapes of Clay with Sandy Woolley

Stained Glass: Lead Versus Copper Foil

Marbling Paper and Fabric with Pat K. Thomas

Music: Traditional Rhythms & Runs with Steve & Penny Kilby

Painting: Intermediate Watercolor with Betty Brown

Quilting: It’s Positive—It’s Negative—It’s Both! with Jane Oliver

Weaving: Beginning Rag Rugs with Christie Rogers

Mosaic “Boot” Camp with Linda Pannullo

Woodturning: Back to Simple Forms with Rudolph Lopez

Woodworking: Veneering & Marquetry with John Rudert


7:15 A.M. Morning Walk (Meet in Keith House Coffee Room)
7:45 A.M. Morningsong & History of the Folk School with David Brose
4:45 P.M. Campus Tour with David Brose
7:00 P.M. Special Concert with Steve & Penny Kilby

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Pressley Girls
4:30 P.M. Off-Campus Tour to Blue Moon Elise, Soapmaking Studio
4:45 P.M. Yoga in the Keith House
7:00 P.M. Contra, Circle & Square Dances in Keith House. No Experience Needed!

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with The Last Responders
4:45 P.M. Roundtable: A Conversation with the Folk School in the Keith House Living Room
7:00 P.M. Woodturning Demonstration with Rudy Lopez

7:15 A.M. Morning Walk
7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Ted Cooley
4:45 P.M. Summer Social at the Artists’ Studios in Brasstown
4:45 P.M. Yoga in Keith House
7:00 P.M. Painting demonstration by Betty Brown


Blue Eyed Girl
August 24, 2018

Three young women whose roots are deep in traditional, Appalchian music and dance.

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Request our new course catalog
Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for all classes here. All 2018-June 2019 classes 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

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