Public History

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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Herb Day at Foxfire

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Phillips cabin, a historic structure that has been reinterpreted as an herbalist’s apothecary. The event will feature a dedication, guided plant...
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Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas is only a week away! Time to start creating that cozy holiday atmosphere. What better way to do that than with these cinnamon dough ornaments, which will fill your home with a warm, spicy...
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Dye Demo

Join our Village Weaver and her Apprentice for a day of natural dyeing! Included with general admission.
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Foxfire Fellows 2018

Foxfire Fellows 2018

Somehow, the summer has evaporated and school has begun. With the beginning of the fall semester, our talented magazine students have left the land to return to the classroom. Over the course of...
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Summer Intern: Amelia Golcheski

Summer Intern: Amelia Golcheski

Packing for the summer, I had no idea what adventures were waiting for me in Mountain City. I’m happy to report that this summer was filled with meaningful research, writing, and lots of “other...
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Meet the “Browns”!

Meet the “Browns”!

As in, Brown University students Halle Fowler and Amelia Golcheski. Perhaps it was serendipity or just coincidence, but this summer we have the honor of hosting these two outstanding young scholars...
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