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.
Free concerts March through December almost every Friday and some Thursdays.
Classes in instrument instruction, styles, singing,and dance.
January - middle of November, Tuesdays 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
A weekend of Square & Contra dancing.
January - Mid-November, Saturdays 8:00 pm. Beginners welcome at 7:00 pm.
Ring in the New Year dancing to the glorious live music!
July, the first Saturday after July 4th.
Celebrate the rich heritage of the Appalachians.