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. Folks come together in this haven, tucked in the beautiful western North Carolina mountains, to have creative and fun learning experiences. The Folk School’s motto, “I sing behind the plow,” reflects our desire to find joy in our daily lives.
Classes in instrument instruction, styles, singing,and dance.
Free introduction to Contra, Square and Circle Dances to live music. Held in the Community Room of the Keith House.
Free concerts March through December almost every Friday and some Thursdays.
Dancers of all skill are welcome to attend. Beginners arrive early, the dances begin with lessons at 8:00 pm.
Celebrate the rich heritage of the Appalachians.
A weekend of Square & Contra dancing.
Ring in the New Year dancing to the glorious live music!