As we approach the annual Foxfire Fall Festival, we take a look at historic traditions and community activities here in the mountains, from corn shuckings to baseball games. Featuring interviews with Arie Carpenter, Carrie Stewart, Florence & Lawton Brooks, Harriet Echols, Richard & Margaret Norton, and Lena Dorsey.

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Foxfire students trying their hand at candy pulling.

Foxfire students host a community quilting in the classroom.

Foxfire students enjoy a meal at Aunt Arie’s after a day of work.