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Carving the Vasa & Other Nordic Woodcarving

Next session starts: April 27, 2018 6:00 pm

Join us at 6pm on Friday, April 27, for a public presentation by master woodcarver Clayton Johnson, about his amazing scale replica carving of the Swedish warship “Vasa,” and his other intricate and beautiful woodwork. Clayton will also be teaching Dragon Woodcarving on Saturday and Sunday.   This event is…

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Dragon Woodcarving

Next session starts: April 28, 2018 10:00 am

Students will learn fundamentals of woodcarving as they create a 10″ dragon carving from basswood: You will learn to use stop cuts to carve at different elevations during the initial rough carving phase. You’ll learn to add the finer details and then you’ll learn which options you can use during…

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Duluth Audubon Society - Bird Watching 101

Next session starts: April 30, 2018 6:30 pm

Bird watching is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the U.S. Join Clinton Nienhaus, local educator, naturalist, and birder, for this foray into identifying birds for beginning bird watchers. The workshop will include tips on finding birds, tips on habitat, behavior, and tricks for identification. Each week will focus on a different topic: ethics, habitat,…

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Duluth Audubon Society - Bird Watching 201

Next session starts: May 1, 2018 6:30 pm

This workshop is for the birder hoping to brush up on their ID skills among certain bird families! Join Clinton Nienhaus, local educator, naturalist, and birder, for this next level introduction to those hard to ID groups of birds. We will be covering ID tips and tricks on some locally common…

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Great Twin Ports Tool Swap!

Next session starts: May 5, 2018 9:00 am

Please join us on Saturday, May 5 for our first annual Great Twin Ports Tool Swap! Bring in your used tools and we will sell them for you! Seller keeps 80% of sale price, and 20% is donated to the Friends of the Duluth Folk School, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization….

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Everyday Practices for Creating Sustainable Happiness

Next session starts: May 6, 2018 12:00 pm

We all want to be happy and live meaningful lives. But life tends to get in the way and before you know it you are busy with the urgent demands of living. Often too busy to do the very things that bring you joy, sustain your health, and make you…

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Ecoprinting Silk Scarves

Next session starts: May 9, 2018 6:00 pm

Plants contain a variety of natural pigments that can be printed directly onto fabrics in a technique called ecoprinting, or contact dyeing. You’ll take a silk scarf, lay out a design in leaves and flowers, and learn how to roll it into a bundle. You’ll take your completed roll home…

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Jelly Roll Race Quilt Top

Next session starts: May 22, 2018 5:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt but didn’t have a lot of time? Are you an adventurous sort of person who is open to risk and not controlling the situation? Then this class is for you! In this class you will take a jelly roll (usually 40 strips…

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Make Your Own Cold Process Soap

Next session starts: May 23, 2018 5:30 pm

Want to learn to make cold-process soap from scratch? Then this is the perfect class for you! Although it may seem complicated when you are first starting out, making your own soap from scratch using all-natural ingredients can be both fun and rewarding ~ not to mention extremely addicting! Why…

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MPR News presents Conversations on the Creative Economy

Next session starts: May 24, 2018 5:30 pm

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