Burritt Folk School

Folklife Arts & Crafts Adult Workshops

Have you ever wanted to learn a traditional craft or art? Come bring a friend or make new friends as you join us for these fun and exciting classes. Check below as classes will continue to be added throughout the year.

Stay up to date by joining our Folk School Email List. Contact Jana Watson at jana.watson@huntsvilleal.gov for more information.

Upcoming Folk School Classes & Workshops

    $65.00

    Jewelry Making: “Pattern Wire Bracelet”

    January 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Learn beginner wire-wrapping techniques and go home with a beautiful bracelet. This workshop is a prerequisite for Elesa’s intermediate wire workshops.

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    Pattern Wire
    $ 65.00
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    $75.00

    Fiber Arts: Knitting a Wheat Scarf

    January 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Learn all the basics of knitting – casting on, knitting, purling, and binding off – while creating a simple, textural, reversible scarf.  Absolutely no knitting experience required!

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    Wheat Scarf
    In the notes section, please indicate your yarn color choice: Cirrus (dark blue), Reflecting Pool (teal), Fog (beige), Gris (grey), or Cereza (red). 
    $ 75.00
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    $10.00 – $90.00

    Quilting: “Sew Sweet Table Runner”

    January 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    This workshop builds on beginner sewing and quilting skills while crafting a round table runner you are sure to love!

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    Quilting 1/16
    $ 90.00
    6 available
    Boxed Lunch
    Please indicate in the "Notes" section of checkout which you would prefer. Your choice of: Veggie Delite, Black Forest Ham, Turkey Breast, or Italian BMT. Lunches come from Subway and are served with a 6 inch sub sandwich, cookie, and chips.
    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $120.00

    Ceramics: “Darted Cup”

    January 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Come create a one of a kind functional work of art in Burritt’s brand new pottery studio!

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    Darted Cup
    $ 120.00
    4 available
    Boxed Lunch
    Please indicate in the "Notes" section of checkout which you would prefer. Your choice of: Veggie Delite, Black Forest Ham, Turkey Breast, or Italian BMT. Lunches come from Subway and are served with 6 inch sub sandwich, cookie, and chips.
    $ 10.00
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    $62.00

    Basket Making: “Wall Basket”

    January 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Come learn basic basket making techniques and create a beautiful basket perfect for hanging.

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    Basketmaking 1/16
    $ 62.00
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    $10.00 – $100.00

    Blacksmithing: “Grilling Tools”

    January 16, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    SOLD OUT! Using the forge, anvil, and basic hand tools, students will learn to make a set of grilling tools.

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    Blacksmithing 1/16
    $ 100.00
    0 available
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    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
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    $50.00

    Fiber Arts: “Needle Felted Gnomes”

    February 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Come learn the basics of needle felting and create an adorable gnome.

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    Gnomes 2/6
    $ 50.00
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    $10.00 – $100.00

    Blacksmithing: “Key Fobs and Hooks”

    February 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Using the forge, anvil, and basic hand tools students will learn to make key fobs and hooks.

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    Blacksmithing 2/6
    $ 100.00
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    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $80.00

    Stained Glass: “Valentine Openwork”

    February 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    SOLD OUT! This openwork design will make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for someone special or a lovely decoration for your home.

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    Glass-Valentine-2/6
    $ 80.00
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    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
    2 available
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    $165.00

    Ceramics: Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel

    February 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Learn the basics of shaping clay on a potter’s wheel and create your own hand-crafted bowl in this 4 week series.

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    Intro to Potter's Wheel
    $ 165.00
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    $58.00

    Wood-burning: “Vintage Huntsville Map”

    March 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Calling all Huntsville & history lovers, this workshop is for you!

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    Woodburning Map 3/12
    $ 58.00
    6 available
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    $10.00 – $125.00

    Stained Glass: “Classic Stained Glass Box”

    April 17, 2021 - April 18, 2021
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Calling all previous Stained Glass students! In this intermediate workshop you will create a stained glass box that is perfect for jewelry or other treasures.

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    Stained Glass-Classic Box
    $ 125.00
    3 available
    Boxed Lunch-Saturday
    Please indicate in the "Notes" section of checkout which you would prefer. Your choice of: Veggie Delite, Black Forest Ham, Turkey Breast, or Italian BMT. Lunches come from Subway and are served with 6 inch sub sandwich, cookie, and chips.
    $ 10.00
    6 available
    Boxed Lunch-Sunday
    Please indicate in the "Notes" section of checkout which you would prefer. Your choice of: Veggie Delite, Black Forest Ham, Turkey Breast, or Italian BMT. Lunches come from Subway and are served with 6 inch sub sandwich, cookie, and chips.
    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $110

    Photography: Visual Storytelling

    April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    We all have a story to tell. Learn to use photography in a creative and technically proficient manner to explore concepts for storytelling and photo essays with instructor Eric Dusenbery.

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    Photography 4/17
    $ 110.00
    7 available
    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
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    $65.00

    Plants and Herbs: “Victorian Art of Pressed Flowers”

    April 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Join us and learn the history and process of pressing flowers and create bookmarks, note cards, candles, and more.

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    Pressed Flowers
    $ 65.00
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