The John C. Campbell Folk School located at 1 Folk School Road Brasstown, NC 28902 is a unique destination in the mountains of Western North Carolina. While the school has lots and lots of things to offer year round, I wanted to highlight some special events coming up in 2019.
FRIENDS & FAMILY DAY
Saturday, May 11, 2019 10AM-4PM
Join the John C. Campbell Folk School for a fun day in their studios! Participate hands-on crafts, music and dance activities. Tour the campus and learn more about the Folk School's programs. All ages are welcome and admission is free.
Saturday & Sunday, October 5 & 6, 2019 10AM - 5PM
Celebrate the rich heritage of the Appalachians at the 45th Annual Fall Festival, featuring over 200 craftspeople, continuous live music and dance, craft demonstrations, good food and much more! Admission: $5 Adults, $3 Ages 12-17, under 12 free.
BLACKSMITH & FINE CRAFT AUCTION
Saturday, November 2, 2019 1-4PM
The annual Blacksmith Auction features some of the finest artist-blacksmith work, as well as a wide selection of other fine craft items made by Folk School instructors and students. Proceeds benefit the craft programs at the school. Admission is free.
Saturday, November 30, 2019 10AM - 5 PM
Stroll through the beautifully decorated Keith HOuse and shop for holiday gifts made by local and regional artists. More treasures await in the Music Studio and Dining Hall, and don't miss the Craft Shop's annual sale! Admission is free.
For more information on these and other Folk School events, including their Friday night concert and Saturday dance schedules at folkschool.org or call 1-800-FOLK-SCH.