October 2, 2014

41st Annual Fall Festival at John C Campbell Folk School this Weekend

October 4 - 5, 2014   John C Campbell Folk School Fall Festival   Celebrate the rich heritage of Appalachia at the 41th annual Folk School Fall Festival, featuring over 200 juried and non-juried craftspeople. Handcrafted items for sale include jewelry, woodturning, pottery, weaving, ironwork, photography, rugs, woodcarvings, furniture, paintings, baskets, and much more. 

Live music and dance on two stages, great food, craft demonstrations, and kids' activities including pony rides are just a few more reasons why the John C. Campbell Folk School Fall Festival is one of the most popular events in the region.  The brand-new Festival Barn Stage is now complete and will have its debut  this weekend, showcasing a cavalcade of fantastic dancers and musicians. 

Visit the Folk School Information Booth in the Festival Barn. Enter to win a free class of your choice! Select from many five- or six-day classes in our print catalog, available at the Information Booth. Or, browse for classes in our identical Catalog eBook.

Enjoy a smooth and easy Fall Festival parking experience this year, the product of a team effort between the Folk School and Murphy Medical Center's Nursing Home Staff. We're adding a free parking shuttle, courtesy of Cherokee County Transit, to get you back and forth between the parking lot and the entrance gate. Handicapped parking is available in the gravel lot by Keith House and by the Fiber Arts Building. The shuttle service makes the Fall Festival accessible to all, regardless of where you park. 

Visit the Craft Shop during the Fall Festival, and enter to win a $100 Gift Certificate. The Folk School's Craft Shop represents more than 300 juried craftspeople. Browse an impressive collection of traditional and contemporary Appalachian crafts. The Craft Shop is also proud to be the home of the world-renowned Brasstown Carvers.

The John C. Campbell Folk School is located at  1 Folk School Road in Brasstown NC.

Find links for lodging, attractions and information on the Hayesville NC Visitor Guide.

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