Music

It Still Lives: Season 2, Shape Note Music

It Still Lives: Season 2, Shape Note Music

In Appalachia, shape-note singing dominated musical and religious groups. Shape-note music, also referred to as sacred heart music, uses different shapes, like squares, triangles, and diamonds, to...
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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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Music on the Mountain

Join us on The Land to enjoy music by local artists the second Saturday of the month. Doors 6:30 pm, music at 7:00 pm. Suggested donation of $10, no registration required. Bring a picnic and some...
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Learning in a Time of Quarantine

Learning in a Time of Quarantine

School may be out, but learning never stops! Looking for more activities for your kids? Try out these heritage-focused activities! For more learning opportunities, check out our education page, our...
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More Activities for Kids!

More Activities for Kids!

Spring break is over, but quarantine continues. Looking for more activities for your kids? Try out these heritage-focused activities! For more learning opportunities, check out our education page,...
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Bonus Episode: Spring Gardening

Bonus Episode: Spring Gardening

After several requests for more information about gardening, we’ve put together a special bonus episode on traditional heirloom gardening practices, straight from the Foxfire archives.  ...
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Bonus Episode: Mountain Music

Bonus Episode: Mountain Music

In response to “social distancing,” we are putting together some special bonus episodes of our podcast, “It Still Lives.” The first of these is a Foxfire playlist—we’ve...
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Hands-On Activities for Kids

Hands-On Activities for Kids

We know many of you have school-aged children at home who might be in need of activities to keep them engaged! Try some of these fun, hands-on activities inspired by our books and museum. For more...
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