Folklore

Heritage Days

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...
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Intro to Organic Gardening

Join Timpson Creek Farm Project Manager, Darby Weaver, for an afternoon of organic gardening guidance. In this workshop, she will outline the key practices that can generate healthy plants without...
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Planting by the Moon

Join Timpson Creek Farm Project Manager, Darby Weaver, as she delves into the biodynamic practice of planting by the moon. While biodynamic growers utilize this technique today, it has been used...
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Girl Scout Day

Join us at the Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center for a day full of Appalachian history and historic craft demonstrations! Girl Scouts will be able to learn about heritage skills, tour the museum,...
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Foxfire Museum in the Digital Age

Foxfire Museum in the Digital Age

  The winter weather may be keeping us indoors, but it’s given us the opportunity to try out some new things! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been trying out some 3D modelling of artifacts. As...
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Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

You heard right – we’re very excited to announce a full slate of Heritage Skills class offerings for 2018! We’ve been (somewhat) quietly testing the waters with a handful of...
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Notes From the Land: Meet Kami Ahrens

Notes From the Land: Meet Kami Ahrens

Just as the turning leaves in the trees began to paint the mountains, I made my journey from Lincoln, Nebraska down to Mountain City to start as the Assistant Curator and Education Outreach...
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