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May 2021

Spring Field Trip Days

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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Join us Mondays this spring for special family-focused days at the museum! Every Monday, starting April 19th, come to the Foxfire Museum for special demonstrations from 10 am until 3 pm. Students K-8 are just $3 and will receive a special activity booklet. Leave the screen behind and join us for hands-on, experiential learning!

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Spring Field Trip Days

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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Join us Mondays this spring for special family-focused days at the museum! Every Monday, starting April 19th, come to the Foxfire Museum for special demonstrations from 10 am until 3 pm. Students K-8 are just $3 and will receive a special activity booklet. Leave the screen behind and join us for hands-on, experiential learning!

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Beginner Needle Felting

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$12.00

Learn how to needle felt while making a darling decorative pumpkin! Fiber artist Kelly Coldren will lead you through the basic techniques of needle felting in this virtual workshop. You will be sent an email with directions on how to purchase your kit for the class as soon as you sign up! The day of the event, you will receive an email at the address provided during registration with a link to access the program. Class space is limited to…

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June 2021

Spring Field Trip Days

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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Join us Mondays this spring for special family-focused days at the museum! Every Monday, starting April 19th, come to the Foxfire Museum for special demonstrations from 10 am until 3 pm. Students K-8 are just $3 and will receive a special activity booklet. Leave the screen behind and join us for hands-on, experiential learning!

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Native Plant Week

June 7 @ 10:00 am - June 12 @ 3:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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What: Native Plant Week When: June 7-12, 2021 Join us in celebrating the rich diversity of plants in Appalachia! Learn about historic and contemporary uses of native plants in the mountain during this week-long program. Each day will feature various demonstrators and activities that you can engage with on your trip through the museum (schedule TBA). On-site activities included with general admission to the museum, excluding plant walks. Pre-registration required for plant walks and virtual events *COMING SOON* Please note, admission…

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Native Plant Week: Days 1 & 2

June 7 @ 10:00 am - June 8 @ 3:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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Join us for the first two days of Native Plant Week, a six-day event celebrating the rich diversity of plants in Appalachia! Monday and Tuesday, June 7th and 8th, will feature herbalism demonstrations and storytelling from Cross & Thistle Apothecary as well as bark bucket-making demonstrations from long-time Foxfire contact Joe Williams. Learn about historic and contemporary uses of native plants in the mountain during this week-long program. These on-site activities are included with general admission to the museum. Admission…

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Native Plant Week: Day 3

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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Join us for Native Plant Week, a six-day event celebrating the rich diversity of plants in Appalachia! Wednesday, June 9th, will feature a healing waters demonstration from herbalist Pam Gould and plant walks from herbalist Darryl Patton. Healing waters or hydro-distillation (better known as Hydrosols) have been used medicinally for thousands of years. It is the act of extracting the essential oil and water from plants by applying heat and water. Many people are familiar with the healing properties of…

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Bartram, Birds, & Botany

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln.
Mountain City, GA 30562
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$25.00

During our Native Plant Week, Brent Martin of the Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy will lead a two mile walk exploring the rich flora and fauna of Foxfire, and discuss the 18th century naturalist William Bartram's travels through the area in May of 1775. Participants will learn basic birding techniques and bird species in the area, with an emphasis on neotropical migrants, as well as plant and tree identification. Bring lunch, water, field journal, and binoculars and hand lens, if…

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