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June 2020

Music on the Mountain

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$10

Join us on The Land to enjoy music by local artists the second Saturday of the month. Doors 6:30 pm, music at 7:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10, no registration required. Bring a picnic and some chairs, and enjoy the summer weather! Artist: A. Lee Edwards

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Intro to Yarn Spinning

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$50

This 6-hour class taught by Foxfire's resident weaver, Sharon Grist, will include instruction on different fibers and their characteristics and practical applications of carding, drafting, and spindle and wheel spinning. Students will spin wool and learn several ways to handle fiber to produce varying yarn structures. Class fee includes instruction, use of studio equipment, raw materials, and handouts. Be sure to pack your own lunch! Students with their own wheel are welcome to bring it. Class date subject to change,…

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Heritage Days

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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A Celebration of Southern Appalachian Culture. Join us for a full day of interpretive demonstrations of weaving, blacksmithing, basketry, open hearth cooking, broom making, bark berry baskets, corn shuck dolls, early engines, and much more.

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Introductory Woodworking

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$115.00

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this one-day class introduces the student to the fundamentals of woodworking. The class will focus on historic and present day methods, tools, and equipment, shop safety and setup, as well as sources for lumber and hardware. You will leave this class with a handmade wooden box, made using tools such as a froe, draw knife, and molding plane. All tools and materials will be supplied in the class. Be sure to pack…

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July 2020

Beginning Weaving

July 10 @ 9:30 am - July 11 @ 4:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$200

This two-day introduction to weaving is taught by resident weaver Sharon Grist and covers: the mechanics of three kinds of floor looms how to do graph paper draw-downs of weave structures the process of making a warp how to properly thread heddles and reeds dressing the loom winding a proper bobbin hem-stitching the fabric Students will weave a twill sampler runner on which they will explore numerous treadling variations on one basic threading sequence. No experience is necessary. Class fee…

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Music on the Mountain

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$10

Join us on The Land to enjoy music by local artists the second Saturday of the month. Doors 6:30 pm, music at 7:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10, no registration required. Bring a picnic and some chairs, and enjoy the summer weather! Artist Scott Low

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Broom Making

July 17 @ 9:30 am - July 18 @ 4:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$170

Learn broom making with Foxfire's resident broom artist, Carole Morse. This two-day course covers the essentials of broom making, including discussions on the materials, processes, and art of crafting different broom varieties. Students participating in the class will complete and take home a cobweb broom and hearth broom. The class runs two days, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm on each day. Pack a good lunch and get ready to be swept away with broom making!

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August 2020

Music on the Mountain

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$10

Join us on The Land to enjoy music by local artists the second Saturday of the month. Doors 6:30 pm, music at 7:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10, no registration required. Bring a picnic and some chairs, and enjoy the summer weather! Artist: Presley Girls

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