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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 19 – 25, 2015 ~ Earth Week


Blacksmithing ~ The American Hand-forged Knife with instructor Jim Batson

Book Arts ~ Wooden Boards and Clasps Intensive with instructor Jim Croft

Clay ~ Clay Relief Carving in Black & White with instructor Chiwa Clark

Cooking ~ Sampler of Artisan Foodcrafting with instructor Nanette Davidson

Gardening & Homesteading ~ Bonsai Basics with instructor Tim Ryan

Jewelry, Metalwork ~ Beginning Jewelry-Basic Refabrication with instructors Tom & Kay Patterson



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. Video Presentation of “Wings of Life” in the Keith House Community Room

7:45 A.M. Morningsong with Joseph RiverWind
4:45 P.M. Tea Party at Yarn Circle ~ Local Fiber Store of Resident Artist, Martha Owen
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”


Spring Maypole Dance
May 2, 2015

Come watch the Brasstown Morris Dancers and Band as the Folk School Celebrates it's 90th year.

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Request a 2015 Catalog!
All 2015 classes are now open for registration. Request a Catalog or view the current eCatalog now. You can also search and register for 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

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