Alabama Folk School Offers Local Resident Discount

Banjo From Scratch students perform with instructor, Jim Holland, at the student showcase. 

Banjo From Scratch students perform with instructor, Jim Holland, at the student showcase. 

As part of the Alabama Folk School's 10 Year Anniversary in 2017, limited-time discounts will be available for full-time residents of the following three surrounding Alabama counties: Winston, Walker, and Cullman.

According to Lisa Marie Ryder, Director of The Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, “The Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell is a culturally rich resource located in the heart of Walker and Winston counties. Our goal is that all our neighbors will know about and experience the first-rate educational opportunities in folk art and music located right in their backyard.”

Details of the Local Resident Discount:

·       The discount is 50% off tuition. Food, lodging, and materials costs may apply.

·       The discount program is offered on a first come, first served, standby basis as space allows. 

·       Full price may be paid at any time to confirm a spot in the class.

·       The discount may only be available for certain workshops. 

Local residents interested in utilizing the discount should call 205.387.1806 ext. 111 to register. 

Registration is now open for upcoming classes at www.alfolkschool.com. Classes include banjo, butcher block cutting boards, guitar, mandolin, plein air painting, wooden boat building, blacksmithing, traditional food preservation, songwriting, ukulele, and more.