Over three Saturdays in March, the Swannanoa Valley Museum will present a Winter Workshop series focused on the craft and music traditions of Southern Appalachia. Drawing on winter traditions of crafting around the hearth, each two-to three-hour workshop will focus on creating tangible materials and developing skill sets that attendees can walk away with. End products from the classes will include hand-sewn quilt squares, jars of home cold remedies and recordings of traditional songs.
Workshop 1, March 7, 1 – 3:30 p.m.: Introduction to Appalachian Ballad Singing
Workshop 2, March 14, 1 – 3 p.m.: Introduction to Appalachian Folk Medicine
Workshop 3, March 21, 1 – 4 p.m.: Making Log Cabin Quilt Squares
The cost for each workshop is $30 for museum members; $35 for nonmembers. If you register for all three workshops, the cost is $80 for members and $95 for nonmembers. Register at www.swannanoavalleymuseum.org. The workshops will take place at the Black Mountain library, 101 N. Dougherty Street.