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Locations: Fellowship Hall, Camden United Methodist Church located on the corner of Broad and Clifton Street, Camden, AL 36726.
Join Claudia Pettway Charley in a hands-on workshop and complete a 9" x 9" square inspired by the Gee's Bend styles, methods, and aesthetic. No supplies needed. Following the workshop, enjoy downtown Camden, go eat some soul food, and shop at Black Belt Treasurers Cultural Arts Center.
Places to stay within the regional area include the towns of Camden, Selma, and Thomasville. The cabins at the local state park are all booked up.
Southern Inn www.southerninn.net
40 Camden Bypass
Camden, AL 36726
Camden to Selma approximately 32.8 miles (not based on ferry terminal locations or Boykin).
Selma lodging: http://selmaalabama.com/plan-your-stay/lodging.html
Camden to Thomasville: approximately 30 miles
Thomasville lodging: http://www.alabamasfrontporches.org/2010/06/clarke-county-lodging/
North Park Inn & Suite 570 North Park Drive – Thomasville, AL 334-636-0202 Pamela Patterson /Gene Priest Fax 334-636-0220 ( 40 Rooms)
Americans Best Value Inn 33691 Highway 43, North Thomasville, AL 334-636-0123 Karry Patel (52 Rooms)
Thomasville Inn & Suites 571 North Park Drive, Thomasville, AL al 334-636-2000 Pamela Patterson/Gene Priest (50 Rooms)
Sunset Inn 32810 Highway 43, Thomasville, AL 334-636-5467 Milan Patel (21 Rooms)
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Alabama Folklife Association
A nonprofit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving, and promoting Alabama's folk traditions through research, publications, events, CDs, films, workshops, and educational programming. The AFA is a partner program of the Alabama State Council on the Arts.