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John C. Campbell Folk School

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Too Muddy at Pumkin Chunkin So We Visited John C. Campbell Folk School

It was too muddy at the Pumkin Chunkin, so we knew we were near the John C. Campbell Folk School so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
magic_carpets
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Crossville, Tennessee
Art, Crafts, and more - hone your skill here.

Classes of every discipline to help you bring out the artisan in you. Free concerts and exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
docknee
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Murphy, North Carolina
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Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, the John C. Campbell Folk School offers weeklong and weekend courses in traditional craft, fine art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography, storytelling and writing. Founded...more
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1 Folk School Rd, Brasstown, NC 28902-8008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was too muddy at the Pumkin Chunkin, so we knew we were near the John C. Campbell Folk School so we went for the second time. Really enjoyed the fall decorations including a wagon loaded with bales of hay & pumpkins & mums. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing & Communications Assistant at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you decided to visit John C. Campbell Folk School while you were in the area! Hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classes of every discipline to help you bring out the artisan in you. Free concerts and exhibits and so much more. A legend for locals and world travelers. We find a reason, as locals, to visit often. Where else could you learn to be a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing & Communications Assistant at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoy John C. Campbell Folk School and thank you for sharing your review with others!

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Played guitar at the fall festival great music food and a lot of bargins by local vendors.so many performers real great family venue.!

Date of experience: October 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing and Communications Assistant at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for the reveiew. We are so glad you enjoyed being part of our Fall Festival.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Words cannot do justice to this place. To have an opportunity to spend a week immersed in a passion is a gift not to be taken lightly. Think about it...well, at least TRY to imagine waking up in a beautiful environment, walking to a historic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing and Communications Assistant at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your class at John C. Campbell Folk School. Thank you for taking time to share your experience with others in this review. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

A week up in the mountains with no TV, no Newspapers, no radio. A nice place to sleep and excellent food three times a day. All while learning to do something new. Learning to make something with your own hands.

Date of experience: October 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing and Communications Assistant at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with others in this review. We're so glad you enjoyed your week at John C. Campbell Folk Scool.

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This was the best fall festival I have ever been to. The folk school is a great venue. The variety of vendors that were there was impressive. The demonstrations that were set throughout the festival was very interesting and informative. There demonstrations on broom making,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing and Communications Assistant at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed our Fall Festival and thank you for sharing your review. Hope you get to come back next year!

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Just returned from my fifth course at JCC: a 6-day course in Korean cooking. JCC offers 6-day courses, Fri-Sun courses and occasional courses of different lengths. Courses are not limited to “folksy” or “country” crafts, like chair caning and broom tying; there are courses in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jccampbellfolkschool, Marketing Department at John C. Campbell Folk School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for giving people a peek into your week at John C. Campbell Folk School. The details you shared will be very helpful to anyone who plans to visit the Folk School and we appreciate you taking the time to share them.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

I took a weekend class with Caitlin Morris as a beginner. She was fantastic! I learned so much about the craft and was working on my own projects in a very short amount of time. When I was finished I had several unique pieces to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We had such a good time at the folk school. The people were all so friendly and it was truly a relaxing 6 days of learning and fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

I have been to the Campbell School twice and am about to go for a third time. This school is a superb place to try a new craft or go further with one you already know. It's possible to come here for a short visit....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from jccampbellfolkschool | Property representative |
Hello, jprscrprs. We have a campground that will accommodate RVs. Pets are permitted in the campground, but not in housing unless they are service animals. Please let me know if you have any other questions. Have a great... More
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2 August 2017|
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Response from jccampbellfolkschool | Property representative |
Hi, the cellular service is intermittent depending on your cell phone provider and location on campus.
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Response from christiansP8375RQ | Reviewed this property |
I have not used the camping area, I am usually just passing through. My educated guess would be that the camp grounds are shaded and in good status. Why not give them a call?
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