Seed Swap
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Seed Swap

Join us as we kick-off the gardening season with our annual seed swap! Heirloom seed expert Bill Best will be on hand. Many rare local bean and tomato varieties will be available for purchase and be sure to bring your own heirloom seeds to sell or trade.  

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Value Added Herbal Products
Mar
7
5:30 PM17:30

Value Added Herbal Products

Come learn about simple herbal products that can be manufactured in our new community commercial kitchen from high-value herbs such as goldenseal and bloodroot. Expert herbalist Melissa Calhoun will be there to present. There will be a free soup bean dinner after the workshop.  

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Soil Health
Mar
19
5:00 PM17:00

Soil Health

One of the most common problems that will prevent you from having a good harvest is unhealthy soil. Learn how to test your soil to determine what nutrients are missing. Also, we will discuss how to best use cover crops, composting, animal manures, and other fertilizers to ensure a bountiful harvest.

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Traditional Beekeeping
Apr
11
5:00 PM17:00

Traditional Beekeeping

Local beekeeper and traditional skills expert Gary Branson will demonstrate how to build and use hollow log style bee hives. You will also learn what you need to know about selling honey and other honey based value added products to the public.

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Lucy Braun
Jun
7
to Jun 9

Lucy Braun

Learn, hike, and experience Kentucky's most beautiful and bio-diverse wildlands during Pine Mountain's renowned Lucy Braun forest study workshop. The workshop is named in honor of one of the first and foremost conservationists of the 20th century, E. Lucy Braun.

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Day Camp
Jun
17
to Jun 21

Day Camp

Local children in grades K-12 come together at Pine Mountain Settlement School for the annual day camp. Students participate in environmental and cultural activities, crafts and hikes.
 

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Explorers Camp
Jul
8
to Jul 12

Explorers Camp

Reading Camp is a weeklong camp for children of all ages.   Students receive individual instruction in reading basics from trained instructors and enjoy recreational activities with Pine Mountain staff and a host of volunteers.

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Appalachian Mountain Ecology Summer Camp
Jul
21
to Jul 26

Appalachian Mountain Ecology Summer Camp

Have your teen (14-17 year olds) spend a week in the rich, green forests of the Appalachian Mountains—known as the most significant biodiversity “hotspot” east the Rocky Mountains. In this summer overnight camp, students will work with researchers to investigate one of its most diverse and secretive inhabitants—salamanders and explore their relationship to water quality in the region. 

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Fall Arts
Oct
4
to Oct 6

Fall Arts

During Fall Arts Weekend, learn and work with experts in workshops in nature photography, dry stone masonry, weaving, woodcarving, and stained glass. Award-winning dry stone mason Drystone Joe will be returning to Pine Mountain to teach the School’s dry stone masonry workshop.

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Veteran's Day Dinner
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

Veteran's Day Dinner

Pine Mountain Settlement School would like to honor those who have served our country on Monday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Laurel House. Veteran's and those presently serving will be provided a free meal and fellowship with members of all branches of the military.

There is no cost to Veterans and those presently serving in the military.

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Nativity Play
Dec
8
3:00 PM15:00

Nativity Play

The annual Nativity Play will be presented Sunday, December 8 at 3 and 7 p.m. in the Pine Mountain Settlement School Chapel. The doors will open 30 minutes prior to each performance for special music. 

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Nativity Play
Dec
9
3:00 PM15:00

Nativity Play

The annual Nativity Play will be presented Sunday, December 9 at 3 and 7 p.m. in the Pine Mountain Settlement School Chapel. The doors will open 30 minutes prior to each performance for special music. 

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Veteran's Day Dinner
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

Veteran's Day Dinner

Pine Mountain Settlement School would like to honor those who have served our country on Sunday, November 11 at 6:00 p.m. in Laurel House. Veteran's and those presently serving will be provided a free meal and fellowship with members of all branches of the military.

There is no cost to Veterans and those presently serving in the military.

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Dry Stone Masonry Workshop
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Dry Stone Masonry Workshop

Enjoy the crisp fall mountain days at Pine Mountain Settlement School learning and perfecting the art of dry stone masonry with expert instructor Drystone Joe Dinwiddie.  In this workshop, participants will learn the principles of tried and true drystone masonry connection, informed by the traditions of global stonemasonry through time.

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Charcoal Drawing with Jeff Chapman-Crane
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Charcoal Drawing with Jeff Chapman-Crane

Enjoy the crisp fall mountain days at Pine Mountain Settlement School creating charcoal drawings with renowned artist Jeff Chapman-Crane.  You will work side-by-side with Chapman-Crane as he shows you the techniques of charcoal art, and you'll walk away with your very own beautiful piece. 

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