Hobbies

A Foxfire Christmas

A Foxfire Christmas

Join us Saturday, December 14 from 6-8pm for a special candlelight tour of the Foxfire museum. Featuring carolers, cookies, and tales of Christmas past, this event will be the perfect kick off to...
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Lye Soap Making

Come join Miss Jenny and her family as you spend an honest day making old-fashioned Lye soap. Old-fashion in a sense that you can pronounce the ingredients and understand the process. We will make...
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It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 8 Part 1

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 8 Part 1

  We are back with another full-length podcast episode for you all! This month, we feature interviews related to folk medicine practices in Southern Appalachia. This episode is broken into two...
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Intro to Yarn Spinning

This 6-hour class taught by Foxfire’s resident weaver, Sharon Grist, will include instruction on different fibers and their characteristics and practical applications of carding, drafting, and...
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Giving Tuesday: Update

Giving Tuesday: Update

As October winds down,most of us are turning our attention towards the holiday season. Give back this season by donating to local charity or community organization! Giving Tuesday is a campaign that...
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Broom Making

Learn broom making with Foxfire’s resident broom artist, Carole Morse. This two-day course covers the essentials of broom making, including discussions on the materials, processes, and art of...
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Rush Chair Bottoming

Taught by Foxfire contact and demonstrator Kermit Rood, this two-day class introduces the student to the fundamentals of chair bottoming, with a focus on rush-style weaving. For the class, students...
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