John C. Campbell Folk School Fall Festival
|Time:||10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Adults: $5.00; 12-17: $3.00; Under 12: Free
Location: Keith House and Davidson Hall
One of the largest and most popular events of its type in the region, Fall Festival is a celebration of our rich Appalachian heritage. Fine craft, craft-making demonstrations, music and dance performances, kids’ activities, tasty food, and a visit to the school’s Craft Shop and History Center make Fall Festival a great way to begin the autumn season.
Handmade Craft for Sale
Over 200 juried and non-juried craftspeople will offer their handcrafted items for sale including jewelry, wood turning pottery, weaving, ironwork, photography, rugs, woodcarvings, furniture, paintings, baskets and much more.
You’ll be fascinated by over 40 demonstrations of traditional and contemporary craft. See how to throw a clay pot, turn a wood bowl, or spin wool into yarn.
Mountain Life Area
Visit our Mountain Life Area and watch traditional exhibitions such as blacksmithing, woodworking, and basketry.
Fall Festival is a great family outing. Kids will particularly enjoy: pony rides, wagon rides, drum circle, and the Humane Society’s pet adoption booth.
Live Music & Dance on Two Stages
Tap your toes or stomp your feet to the sounds of old-time, bluegrass, folk, gospel and Celtic music both Saturday and Sunday. Dancers will delight you with clogging, Morris, garland, and rapper sword performances.
Please leave your dogs at home.