Next session starts: November 22, 2019 7:00 pm

Music: Chris Bertrand

Come on down to the Dovetail Cafe for a free show! Born and raised in the changing seasons of Southern Minnesota, Chris Bertrand performs with a unique consideration of mind and soul. His original lyrics poetically coax the listener with open honesty and self-acceptance, and, while folk is certainly his strong suit, don’t be fooled:Continue Reading
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Next session starts: November 22, 2019 7:00 pm

Watercolor & Wine

Learn basic watercolor techniques over a glass of wine! First, you’ll get hands-on practice with watercolor fundamentals and brush technique, including some neat tricks. Second, you’ll get a fresh start to practice your new skills on watercolor postcards—a gift to take home. Materials included. No previous knowledge (or artistic skills!) required! Registration Includes Instruction, aContinue Reading
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Next session starts: November 23, 2019 11:00 am

Demo: Pottery with Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson, one of the Dovetail Cafe’s wonderful employees,  will be demonstrating the basics of throwing on the wheel and different advanced techniques to alter and shape pots. Sarah will also be displaying the stages a pot goes through, from clay to final product. Stop in to get your hands dirty!
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Next session starts: November 23, 2019 2:00 pm

To The Letter: Linoleum Prints with Text

During this class, you will learn how to create a holiday (or other occasion) image with words, and then transfer it onto a carving material. You will learn techniques to carve and print at least one soft linoleum block from which you will be able to make multiple prints the day of the class, andContinue Reading
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Next session starts: November 23, 2019 7:00 pm

Music: Tom O'Hara

Come on down to the Dovetail for a free show! Tom O’Hara is a graduate of Jazz Studies from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He has more than 20 years of experience teaching guitar to students of all ages and abilities. Tom has played at numerous and varied venues throughout the Twin Ports including outdoorContinue Reading
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Next session starts: November 25, 2019 6:00 pm

Ukrainian-Style Egg Decorating for Christmas

While Ukrainian eggs (pysanky) are traditionally associated with Easter, the art form lends itself well to Christmas as well. During this class, you will learn to use a kistka (tiny funnel on a stick) to draw with melted wax on egg shells then dye the eggs to create unique Christmas ornaments. Registration Includes We willContinue Reading
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Next session starts: November 29, 2019 5:30 pm

Canoe Paddle Making

Black Friday is typically a day for people to go shopping. Here are the folk school, we’re putting our paddle in the sand, and saying NO to a day of shopping! Instead, we’re giving people an opportunity to create something beautiful! The warmth and beauty of a hand-made canoe paddle is hard to beat, andContinue Reading
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Next session starts: November 30, 2019 7:00 pm

Music: Luke Callen and Superior Siren (solo)

Come on down to the Dovetail for a free show! This one’s a two-fer: Luke Callen and Superior Siren (solo) have both played here before, but never on the same night! Luke Callen is originally from the river town of La Crosse, Wisconsin – the heart of the Driftless Region – and he currently livesContinue Reading
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Next session starts: December 1, 2019 1:00 pm

Handcrafted Ornaments & Holiday Stockings

Using fabric paint on cloth we will cut stencils and design unique stockings and/or ornaments for the holiday season! Registration Includes Instruction and all materials. You will go home with a holiday stocking and/or ornaments. You should bring… To protect your clothes, you may want to bring an apron or paint clothes. Skill Level NoContinue Reading
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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

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