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Learn To Spin (YARN!) at Foxfire

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

| $50
Learn To Spin (YARN!) at Foxfire

Learn To Spin (YARN!) at Foxfire

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 spindle and wheel spinning. Students will spin wool and learn several ways to handle fiber to produce varying yarn structures.

Class fee includes instruction, use of studio equipment, raw materials, and handouts. Be sure to pack your own lunch!

Students with their own wheel are welcome to bring it.

For tickets go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-to-spin-yarn-tickets-32708220167.  For more information call 706-746-5828.

More about Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center

In 1974, Foxfire used book royalties to purchase land and create an Appalachian heritage center in partnership with the community. The result is a museum, a hands-on classroom, a venue for events, a repository for artifacts, and a remarkable 106-acre physical glimpse of a rich and engaging past. Visitors from around the world drive to the little town of Mountain City, Georgia to immerse themselves in the culture of Appalachia. Click here for information, directions and hours of operation.

One of Foxfire’s greatest legacies is an overarching approach to instruction that gives students the opportunity to make decisions about how they learn required material, uses the community around them as a resource to help with that learning, and connects students’ work with an audience far beyond the classroom. Click here to learn about the approach itself, available courses, and materials for teachers.

Details

Date:
August 5
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$50
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.foxfire.org

Organizer

Teka Earnhardt
Phone:
706-212-0241
Email:
teka@explorerabun.com
Website:
www.ExploreRabun.com

Venue

Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center
98 Foxfire Lane
Mountain City, 30525 United States
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Phone:
706-746-5828
Website:
www.foxfire.org
Rabun

Contact Info

Rabun Tourism Development Authority
Teka Earnhardt
184 South Main Street Suite 136
P.O. Box 788
Clayton GA 30525
(706) 212-0241

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