Classes


  • January 23, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Instructor

Have you ever tried making a body scrub from a recipe you found on Pinterest only to have your bathtub turn into a dangerous oil slick? Why does it do that? How can you stop that from happening? It’s all about the magic of emulsification! Join us to make a pampering sugar and salt scrub, Continue reading


  • January 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Always a favorite, the Hounds will have you tapping your feet, singing along… maybe even dancing!! Jazz infused R&B, Swing , Funk and occasionally Gospel sounds. Handcrafted music with mischievous melodies with long-time Twin Ports musicians: Rich Mowers on sax; keyboardist Dave Winchester; Ron Koivisto on guitar; John Thorene on bass and Jerry Siptroth on Continue reading


  • January 24, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Four Mile Portage is Tom and Brandy of Duluth, Minnesota. They can be found all over, playing old time fiddle and banjo dance music, calling dances, and singing sweet vocal harmonies. Continue reading


  • January 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Swing on down to the folk school for a free show! John and Brian Lindula were born and raised in Cherry, Minnesota on the Mesabi Iron Range and both graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. While in Duluth the Lindula Brothers couldn’t help but be influenced by Bob Dylan and Trampled by Turtles.  The Continue reading


  • January 26, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Come on down and join the fun! We’ll be doing traditional dances to live music, and all ages are welcome! The dancing is free, but freewill donations are gratefully accepted. Co-sponsored by Tamarack Dance Association & A Time to Dance Continue reading


  • January 26, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

In this class, you will start with a stack of newspaper and a bamboo skewer, and end up with a beautiful newspaper bowl or basket! We’ll be folding, tearing, rolling, and weaving with newspaper. The fun thing about learning this skill is that the materials are very affordable, so even if you make a mistake, Continue reading


  • Appalachian Basket, Day 2 of 7
    January 28, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 3 of 7
    February 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 4 of 7
    February 11, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 5 of 7
    February 18, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 6 of 7
    February 25, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 7 of 7
    March 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

In this class, you will spend almost two months building an Appalachian Egg Basket! Together we will make hoops, weave rosettes to anchor the frame, and then add ribs to build out the frame. We need to spend so much time incrementally weaving the baskets closed to allow sufficient time for the willow weavers to Continue reading


  • January 29, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stop by for a free coffee cupping with Almanac Coffee! Swing down to the Duluth Folk School and Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace to sample and explore Almanac Coffee’s current line up of single origin coffees. Almanac’s owner, Russell Crawford, will demonstrate a structured cupping of several coffees, with the goal of helping visitors gain a Continue reading


  • January 29, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor

You will learn to trace and measure your own feet to sew the best fitting slippers you have ever worn! We’ll be sewing by hand, so the seams will be bulky, but felt is easy to push a needle through, so you should be able to handle it just fine. We will provide wool felt Continue reading

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