Classes


  • April 29, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get ready for full participation as this band encourages “shout backs and singalongs” as part of its frenetic indie folk! “Crowds can expect to dance to lyrical, foot-stomping, feel-good songs, as well as sway to moving, heart-wrenching yet dynamic ballads,” says lead vocalist and guitar player Lyla Abukhodair, who is a Duluth native along with Continue reading


  • April 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An annual tradition at Homegrown since 2006, the Homegrown Poetry Showcase features roughly 30 writers reciting their works in short intervals. The range of orators runs from poet laureates and published writers to students and amateurs of all levels. All Ages  |  Wristband Required Continue reading


  • May 1, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

The class will begin with an informal tour of the Blomma Lycka (Flower Happiness) exhibition on display at the Folk School. During the class, we will look at, and discuss, traditional Nordic and Baltic textile patterns and symbolism found in my paintings as inspiration. Then I will demonstrate my mixed media collage painting technique and Continue reading


  • May 2, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come on down for a night of music, food, and fun benefiting Montessori School of Duluth! Performances by local folk guitarist and songwriter Sarah Krueger, and by Steve Hamlin & Nic  Hanson of Duluth’s alternative/indie rock band Nudecolors. Live auction starting at 7:30, featuring one-of-a-kind experiences. Bid on a Ballet Birthday Party with a professional Continue reading


  • May 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us on Saturday, May 4, for our 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 to increase opportunities for local Continue reading


  • May 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Flee the Fire is the Minneapolis-based duo of John Lane (Ginstrings) and Matt Cartier (Pert’ Near Sandstone). Brought together by their shared roots in Missouri traditional fiddling, they trace a winding path through old-time fiddle tunes, blues, jugband songs, bluegrass, and original material. Trading back and forth on fiddle, guitar and banjo, they evoke the Continue reading


  • May 6, 2019
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor

If you think kombucha is tasty, and you enjoy the health benefits it brings, then you may want to try kefir soda! In this class, you will learn everything you need to know about brewing water kefir. We’ll cover ingredient selection, brewing, second fermentation, bottling, flavoring, and we’ll answer questions about all of the unknowns Continue reading


  • May 6, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 27, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come on down to the Folk School for a free show by the folk school’s May Music Resident, Charlotte Montgomery! You may know Charlotte from Red Mountain banging on the cowbell and dancing in sparkly outfits, or from pickin’ banjo with her former old time band The Clover Street Cronies. Her solo set of original Continue reading

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