Foxfire Mountaineer Festival

Rabun County Civic Center

  We are thrilled to announce the return of the annual Foxfire Mountaineer Festival! Join us for a day of arts, crafts, music, and more, all in celebration of our Appalachian culture! The Festival will be held at the Rabun County Civic Center on Saturday, October 8th from 10 am until 5 pm. Tickets are $8, kids […]

Foxfire Fiber Friends at Rabun County Library

Rabun County Public Library

Stop by the Rabun County Library to spend an afternoon with fiber artists Sharon Grist and Kelly Coldren of the Foxfire Museum. Bring along your current fiber project - whether it's knitting, crocheting, spinning, felting, embroidery, or more! This is a casual event to share in the crafts that we love. We meet monthly on […]

Flintknapping

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

Learn the essentials of flint knapping from Foxfire contact Jim Enloe. Classes include basic instruction on how to shape flint and other stones into useful tools such as knives, axe heads, spear heads, and arrow heads using techniques developed over thousands of years around the globe. Students will be taking home tools they make over […]

$50.00

Community Dye Day

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

Join us for the last community dye day of 2022! Bring a plain white article that is 100% cotton such as a t-shirt, bandana, or tote bag. Drop it off in our indigo pot at the beginning of your self-guided tour. When you are done walking through the museum, you’ll be able to pick up […]

“Our Appalachia” : Free Community Lecture Series

Rabun County Public Library

Join us this year for our first series of public lectures! Held at the Rabun County Public Library, these monthly talks will feature a variety of topics, from moonshining and quilting to Cherokee language and culture. No registration required; attendees will be asked to observe Rabun County Public Library's covid policies. Find current information on […]

Pumpkin Wet Felting Pop Up

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

Join fiber artist Kelly Coldren for a pop up wet felting demo. Learn how to make these fun little pumpkins out of wool and water. Demonstration included with general admission to the museum. Event will take place outside the Tiger House weaving studio from 10:30 am until 1:30 pm.  

Leatherworking

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

  Class Description You will have time to make a leather shoulder bag of your choice, either a bag with artwork on it (the left one in the photo) or a bag with embossed leather with added "bling" (the one on the right). If you choose to add artwork you will learn how to do […]

Foxfire Fiber Friends at Rabun County Library

Rabun County Public Library

Stop by the Rabun County Library to spend an afternoon with fiber artists Sharon Grist and Kelly Coldren of the Foxfire Museum. Bring along your current fiber project - whether it's knitting, crocheting, spinning, felting, embroidery, or more! This is a casual event to share in the crafts that we love. We meet monthly on […]