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

    $10.00 – $115.00

    Glass: “Classical Stained Glass”

    August 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    In this two day workshop, students will make a classical stained glass panel in the manner of Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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    Classical Stained Glass 8/21
    $ 115.00
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    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 a 6 inch sub sandwich, cookie, and chips.
    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $90.00

    Printmaking: “Block Printing on Fabric”

    August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Students will design, carve, ink and print their own blocks to produce unique and original works of art. Each student will go home with a tote bag designed and created by him or her!

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    Printmaking 8/21/21
    $ 90.00
    2 available
    Boxed Lunch 8/21/21
    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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    $60.00

    Fiber Arts: “Learn to Knit Lace – Gothic Cowl”

    August 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Students will learn how to read lace charts, knit directional decreases, and increase with yarn-overs all while creating this gorgeous cowl.

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    Knitting Lace Cowl 8/21/21
    $ 60.00
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    $135.00

    Jewelry Making: “Metal Clay and Wire Wrapping”

    August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    New class added on November 12th! Using precious metal clay, students will create 2-3 pairs of earrings. While the clay is firing, students will learn basic wire wrapping to create a copper and sterling silver bracelet.

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    Metal Clay 8/21/21
    $ 135.00
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    $170.00

    Ceramics: “Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel”

    September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    In this 4 week workshop participants will make their very own ceramic bowl while learning the basic steps of shaping clay on a potters wheel. The end result will be a hand-crafted bowl they can cherish forever. No previous experience necessary!

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    Intro to Wheel 9/2/21
    $ 170.00
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    $45.00

    Paper Quilling: “Signs of Fall”

    September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come and learn the beautiful, but simple art of quilling and paper flower making. After a short and easy lesson, each student will create their own personalized fall sign using the colors and quilled shapes of their choice.

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    Fall Quilling 9/17/21
    $ 45.00
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    $75.00

    Fiber Arts: “Knitting a Wheat Scarf”

    September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 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. No experience necessary!

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    Knitting Scarf 9/17/21
    $ 75.00
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    $10.00 – $90.00

    Gourd Crafting: “The Dream Weave”

    September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Get ready for fall by learning how to cut and clean a gourd and then weave on it with different materials!

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    Gourd Weaving 9/18/21
    $ 90.00
    10 available
    Box Lunch 9/21
    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 – $265.00

    Woodworking: “Front Porch Farm Stand and Sign”

    September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come join the growing “Front Porch Farm Stand” initiative! Spend a day with it’s creator Lindsey Boothe and local pyrography artist Lauren Concepcion building your very own stand and sign burned by you.

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    Farm Stand 9/18/21
    $ 265.00
    6 available
    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $145.00

    Tinsmithing: “Autumn Light”

    September 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    In this two day workshop, students will learn the basics of tinsmithing to make historic tin items such as lanterns, Christmas decorations, sconces, candle holders, and more.

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    Tinsmithing 9/18
    $ 145.00
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    Boxed Lunch Saturday
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $80.00

    Glass: “Flower Rings”

    September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    This lovely openwork, stained glass flower will keep summer blooming throughout the year!

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    Glass Flower 9/21/21
    $ 80.00
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    Box Lunch 9/21/21
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    $ 10.00
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    $95.00

    Ceramics: “Fall Pumpkin”

    October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come create a one-of-a-kind decorative work of art. Through guided instruction, you will create a ceramic pumpkin using a variety of hand-building techniques.

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    Pumpkin 10/12/21
    $ 95.00
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    $100.00

    Jewelry Making: “Bangled Bracelet”

    October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Students will continue to expand on wire wrapping skills in this intermediate class by learning more challenging techniques. Please take “Pattern Wire Bracelet being offered in July for the basic skills needed for this workshop!

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    Bangled Bracelet 10/22/21
    $ 100.00
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    $10.00 – $100.00

    Blacksmithing: “Tongs”

    October 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    This class will focus on hammer control using tapering, half face blows, drawing, twisting, bending, and assembly by riveting. With these techniques, students will learn to make unique, one-of-a-kind tongs!

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    Blacksmithing 10/23
    $ 100.00
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    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $110

    Photography: Visual Storytelling

    October 23 @ 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 10/23
    $ 110.00
    7 available
    Boxed Lunch
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $80.00

    Glass: “Autumn Openwork”

    October 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Celebrate the beauty of autumn by making a stained glass circular panel.

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    Autumn Glass 10/23
    $ 80.00
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    Boxed Lunch 10/23
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    $ 10.00
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    $97.00

    Mixed Media: Fabric Mache Holiday Doll

    October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come create a holiday decoration that can become a cherished family heirloom.

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    Fabric Mache 10/31/21
    $ 97.00
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    $60.00

    Jewelry Making: “Angelic Earrings”

    November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come join in this ‘no experience needed’ class and make an assortment of angel-shaped earrings.

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    Angelic Earrings 11/9/21
    $ 60.00
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    $65.00

    Basket Making: “Mini Muffin Basket”

    November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Students will make a small muffin basket with leather handles and a smocked diamond design.

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    Basketmaking 11/9
    $ 65.00
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    $135.00

    Jewelry Making: “Metal Clay and Wire Wrapping”

    November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Using precious metal clay, students will create 2-3 pairs of earrings.  While the clay is firing in the kiln (2 hours), students will learn basic wire wrapping to create a copper and sterling silver bracelet.

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    Metal Clay 11/12/21
    $ 135.00
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    $55.00

    Wood-Burning: “Holiday Tree Ornaments”

    November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Learn the techniques of wood-burning while creating personalized festive holiday tree ornaments!

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    Wood Ornaments 11/12/21
    $ 55.00
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    $10.00 – $85.00

    Glass: “Stained Glass Snowflakes”

    November 13 @ 9:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come celebrate the upcoming winter season by making a beautiful stained glass snowflake.

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    Glass Snowflake 11/13/21
    $ 85.00
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    Boxed Lunch 11/13/21
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    $ 10.00
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    $100.00

    Mixed Media: “Holiday Ornaments”

    November 13 @ 9:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Join us for this beginner-friendly workshop! You will leave the class with our own hand painted ceramic ornament, extra high quality supplies, and a design worksheet to continue painting your own ornaments at home.

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    Holiday Ornaments 11/13/21
    $ 100.00
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    $10.00 – $120.00

    Ceramics: “Introduction to Wheel Throwing”

    November 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    This is an opportunity to get your hands dirty and see what wheel throwing is all about. Participants will have the option to keep one to two of your creations to be fired and glazed.

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    Intro to Wheel 11/13/21
    $ 120.00
    6 available
    Boxed Lunch 11/21
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $100.00

    Blacksmithing: “Key Fobs and Hooks”

    November 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Using basic smithing fundamentals, students will make their own key fobs and hooks. These are great stocking stuffers!

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    Blacksmithing 11/14/21
    $ 100.00
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    $10.00 – $100.00

    Blacksmithing: “Grilling Tools”

    January 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Using the forge, anvil, and basic hand tools and techniques, students will forge a spatula, and a steak turner. The class will focus on hammer control using full, and half face blows, to taper, draw, bend, and rivet.

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    Blacksmithing 1/15/22
    $ 100.00
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $125.00

    Basket Making: “Bandana Basket”

    January 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Come join the fun of learning how to weave this fun basket.  Students will weave a basket that is 10” x 10” x 6” and lined with a traditional bandana. 

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    Basketmaking 1/15/22
    $ 125.00
    8 available
    Boxed Lunch 1/15/22
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    $ 10.00
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    $10.00 – $345.00

    Master Workshop: “Leather Crafting with Tom Slavicek”

    February 18, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - February 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Learn the basics of leather working and create a few projects of your own in this three day master workshop!

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    Leatherworking 2/18/22
    $ 345.00
    Boxed Lunch Sat 2022
    Please indicate in the "Notes" section of checkout which you would prefer. Your choice of: Barbecue pork or turkey sandwich or a no-meat loaded potato. Lunches on Saturday come from LawLer’s Barbecue and are served with a barbecue sandwich, cookie, and chips. Water and tea will be served.
    $ 10.00
    Boxed Lunch Sun 2022
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    $ 10.00
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