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 out the available classes and workshops below. You are sure to find an experience that it just what you are looking for. Check back as classes will continue to be added throughout the year. For more information, please contact the Folk School Program Manager, Jana Parris, at email@example.com or 256-427-5196.
Covid-19 Update: In keeping with the CDC recommended guidelines, The Burritt Folk School is again requiring masks for all students and instructors while inside buildings at Burritt. We will also be maintaining social distance and the frequent use of hand sanitizer and/or handwashing. Please check this page often for updates.
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Students in the Summer Sourdough class will learn the bread making process from start to finish including making and feeding your sourdough starter, properly proofing and kneading dough, various loaf shaping techniques, and baking. Second class added in September!
Join us to press flowers and learn how to use them to create and enhance a variety of items!
This two-hour long class will introduce you to the bodhrán (Irish frame drum) and teach you how to play a simple Jig. No musical experience is necessary, and drums and tippers will be provided.
Learn the basics of leather working and create a few projects of your own in this three day master workshop!