Broom Making Class

Learn the skills and techniques to go home with your own, functioning hand (and foot) tied round broom! We will have fun, learn history, and get the feel for the hand coordination needed to do this cool historic skill! Everything is provided and Stephanie will walk you through the process no matter your skill level. […]

Heritage Days

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

Explore Appalachian history and culture during this two-day festival, held at the Foxfire Museum. Each day will feature special demonstrations, hands-on activities, and music for the whole family! The Cost for Heritage Days is $15 per person 62 & above; $20 for 18-61; $10 for 7-17; free for 6 & under.  You may purchase tickets on […]

Community Dye Day

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

Unfortunately, due to the weather forecast, we are postponing this event until June 8th during our Heritage Day Festival. We apologize for any inconvenience. Join us for a summer community dye day! Bring a plain white article that is 100% cotton such as a t-shirt, bandana, or tote bag. Drop it off in our indigo […]

Cigar Box Dulcimer Workshop

Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center 98 Foxfire Ln., Mountain City, GA

In this class, you will build your own cigar box dulcimer. Box and all parts needed are supplied. Come dressed prepared to get a little sawdust on yourself. We will be using basic hand tools. We will cover construction, tuning, intonation, and learn a few songs. You will leave with your own unique handmade instrument. […]

Poplar Basket Making Class

Learn to take the bark of the native tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) and turn it into a handy basket to hold berries, mushrooms, flowers, snacks, or just to hang on the wall!  We will use hickory bark to stitch everything together and to use as a handle for carrying. This is a widespread tradition in […]

Mushroom Identification Walk

Come join the fun as we meet at 10:30 to discuss common beginner edible mushrooms in Georgia and then walk the beautiful acreage at Foxfire Museum to search for wild mushrooms. We will discuss and identify any edible mushrooms we find and enjoy a great day in the beautiful outdoors. This walk will be appropriate […]

Sewing Basics

BASIC SEWING class #1 “Sit and sew with us! Learn simple hand sewing stitches for clothing repair and make a small pincushion or carry bag. We’ll sample the running stitch, backstitch, blanket stitch, and invisible hem stitch. We’ll sample embroidery techniques of the chain stitch and French knot if time permits. Bring scissors, your lunch, […]

Wet Felting

Looking for a simple, new fiber art to practice? Wet felting is a great activity for all ages and uses just three materials: water, soap, and wool. This class will introduce the basic skills needed to felt and creative ideas to get you started. Class participants are invited to bring a lunch and spend the […]