Carving the Vasa & Other Nordic Woodcarving

Carving the Vasa Flyer

  • April 27, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:30 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 free and open to the Continue reading

Dragon Woodcarving

Dragon Carving Class

  • Dragon Woodcarving (Day 1 of 2)
    April 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Dragon Woodcarving (Day 2 of 2)
    April 29, 2018
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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 the finishing process. Everyone will Continue reading

Duluth Audubon Society – Bird Watching 101

  • Day 5
    April 30, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 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, & equipment, sparrows, warblers, waterfowl, and shorebirds. Continue reading

Duluth Audubon Society – Bird Watching 201

  • Day 5
    May 1, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 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 species that give people fits Continue reading

Great Twin Ports Tool Swap!

Duluth Folk School Tool Swap Poster

  • May 5, 2018
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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. You decide the price. Minimum Continue reading