• May 7, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bring your guitar, your ukulele, your fiddle, or your didgeridoo, and join us for a free Slow Jam, led by Brandy Forsman of Four Mile Portage! Q. What’s a slow jam? A. At a slow jam, all acoustic instruments (e.g., banjo, mandolin, bass, etc.) are welcome. The typical format is that we sit in a Continue reading

  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come on down for a free jam session at the folk school! Play along, or just sit back and listen to old chestnuts and local favorites, played by the usual suspects in a warm and friendly atmosphere.   Everyone is welcome to play along, listen, and on occasion, dance! Sponsored by “A Time to Dance” Continue reading

  • May 8, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sheila began playing music when she was in college, and continued to do so when her travels lead her to Duluth MN and Superior WI. She started out in the Open Mic circuit and then blossomed into Duluth’s Kamikaze contest, sadly her band didn’t win but they did go on to form The Gold Star Continue reading

  • May 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come on down for a free show at the Duluth Folk School! Sing! A Women’s Chorus is based in the Duluth Public Schools Community Education program, and was founded in 1999 by director Mags David. They will be singing traditional music from the U.S., Europe, and West Africa, and original songs written for the chorus Continue reading

  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm


This class will give you the knowledge and confidence to plan and carry out your own Boundary Waters canoe trip this summer! You will walk away from this class with the practical knowledge to safely and effectively travel through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. You will learn what to bring, what to leave behind, Continue reading

  • Sausage Making
    May 11, 2019
    1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Have you always wanted to learn how to make venison sausage? Or to make any kind of sausage from your own meat? Come join John and Jesse, who have been making sausage with their families for years – John’s family makes traditional smoked Polish sausage with pork and beef. Jesse’s family likes to experiment with Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 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 are people drawn to making Continue reading

  • May 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Would you like to sing secular folk music in a group setting? Join us for Folksing at the Folk School! Folksing is a monthly, open-to-all, community group singing event with a leader and songbooks. You don’t have to read music – you just have to want to sing! The spirit of Folksing is “we” not Continue reading

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