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The Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell
105 Delong Road
Nauvoo, AL 35578

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Caitlin Lollar
Alabama Folk School


During this workshop quilters, artists, and blacksmiths pursue their work in a beautiful, encouraging atmosphere while musicians fully immerse themselves in old-time music, their days and nights filled with classes taught by master musicians, jam sessions, concerts and group performances. Participants register for one class that includes six in-depth sessions in that discipline. 

Pricing is based on meals, lodging, and tuition:

Lodging choices: Lodging for this event will be in Bethany Village. Participants will have the option to stay in a Bethany Lodge room or a dorm style cabin. Our lodge rooms each have two queen beds and a private bath that opens onto a common living space (shared by other students) with refrigerator, coffee maker, stove, microwave, and fireplace. You may book a private room for one or share a room with your spouse, partner, or friend. Cabins are dormitory style, each having 24 twin beds and community bathrooms with private showers and stalls. Pricing depends on your choice of lodging. All lodging options include refreshments on opening night and nine meals throughout the weekend starting with Thursday dinner through Sunday lunch. 

Class offerings $252.00: Repetoire: Jimmy Triplett | Old-Time Fiddle I: Esther Morgan-Ellis | Old-Time Fiddle II: Judy Hyman | Old-Time Guitar: Jeff Claus | Banjo I: Evan Kinney | Banjo II: Paul Brown | Mandolin: Mick Kinney | Blacksmithing: Brady Jackson | Quilting: Mary Ann & China Pettway | Nature Drawing: Val Webb | Soul Food Cooking: Martha Hawkins

Please note: Once a registration has been made, it cannot be edited. Please ensure that all attendee information is correct upon the first submission.

**The Alabama Folk School reserves the right to require masking and/or a negative Covid test within 12 hours of attending. There is currently no requirement in place. If this policy changes, registrants will be notified right away. Please plan accordingly. **

All Alabama Folk School payments are processed through PayPal. You may use a credit card to pay this way without making a Paypal account. Please note our refund policy. We will offer a full refund minus a $100.00 cancellation charge 30 days out from the start of an event. Beginning 30 days out we will issue a refund on lodging, but not tuition. No shows and day of cancellations are not elligible for any refund. Should AFS cancel an event we will issue you a full refund regardless of timeline.