Nature Journaling with the Duluth Folk School
April 13, 2017

Nature Journaling

In this class, you will get outside and connect with nature through observing and sketching. It’s time to fill up those empty journals and see nature with new eyes! Fully experience the natural world through your senses as we draw and write about plants and animals in the field. You can plan on a morning spent outside connectingContinue Reading
Make Rhubarb Wine with the Duluth Folk School
April 8, 2017

Make Rhubarb Wine

So many of us have rhubarb in our yard. It grows fast, and we try to harvest as much as we can, but sometimes it’s just too much! In this class, you’ll learn how to make rhubarb wine from the bounty in your yard! Make wine from the fruit in your yard. Participants will beContinue Reading
Rag Rugs with the Duluth Folk School
March 29, 2017

Rag Rug Making

Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! First you’ll learn how to make the repeating knot on a practice rug, then you’ll get started on your own rug. You won’t finish a rug during the class, but you will get through theContinue Reading
March 29, 2017

Drops & Dashes: Make Your Own Cocktail Bitters

The folks behind the cocktail room at Vikre Distillery want to help you upgrade your home cocktail game! Join Emily Vikre (Co-founder, President and Arbiter of Taste) Chelsy Whittington (Visitor Experience & Events Manager) and Nicholas Pascuzzi (Head Bartender) as they help you learn how to make your own bitters! Nick, Emily and Chelsy willContinue Reading
Grafting with the Duluth Folk School
March 25, 2017

Grafting Hardy Apple Trees

Grafting apple trees is a magical experience. You can take a small twig from your favorite apple tree, graft it onto hardy roots, and in a few years (depending on the type of root stock), you’ll have a tree that produces those same, tasty apples. In the class, you’ll learn basic grafting techniques and howContinue Reading
Create a Greenland Kayak Paddle with the Duluth Folk School
March 22, 2017

Craft Your Own Greenland Kayak Paddle

During this class you will take a piece of lumber, some simple shop tools, and a lot of elbow grease to create the narrow-bladed Greenland paddle that you have heard sea kayakers raving about! You will also learn about the history and paddling benefits of the Greenland paddle. You will leave this class with aContinue Reading
Learn to Play Rock Riffs by Ear
March 20, 2017

Learn to Play Rock Riffs by Ear

First of all, you are not tone deaf despite what your elementary school music teacher told you. That was where the fear started, and it’s baloney! In this three-day class, we will teach instrumentalists (flutes, saxophones, pianists, tuba players, guitar players, etc.) how to hear and play classic rock riffs. Using basic technology on smartphonesContinue Reading
March 19, 2017

Circular Saw Skillz

Would you like to build things out of wood, but you don’t feel entirely uncomfortable using your handheld circular saw? This class is a great opportunity to discover how to use your saw effectively, whether you’re cutting 2×6 rafters, or whether you’re ripping plywood. We’ll learn how to adjust the saw, we’ll learn tricks toContinue Reading
Make and American Kestrel Box with the Duluth Folk School
March 13, 2017

Adult + Youth Basic Woodworking

Adult + Youth Basic Woodworking Skills Series: Build a Kestrel Box In this service class, we are partnering with the Friends of Sax-Zim Bog to provide an opportunity for adults to work with a child/grandchild/mentee/friend to build an American kestrel nesting box that will be used by researchers in the Sax-Zim area. You will learnContinue Reading


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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