Classes


  • August 3, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor

Once upon a time, cutting glass was considered a fairly basic skill. Today, when a person needs a specific-sized piece of glass, we often call the hardware store or glass shop. Whether you want to use glass in projects of your own, or if you are just curious how this task is done, this basic Continue reading


  • August 6, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come down to the folk school for a free show! Kaylee Matuszak is a singer-songwriter born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. A self-taught guitar player who is inspired by Brandi Carlile, Kaylee debuted her talent in a local music store and was quickly on the bill for her first Homegrown Music Festival in 2015, where she Continue reading


  • August 16, 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


  • August 22, 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


  • Ticket Required: $10 advance/$12 at door
    August 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready for some Balkan Party Music at the Duluth Folk School! Orkestar Bez Ime [or-KESS-tar behz EE-meh], meaning “orchestra without a name” in Bulgarian, was formed in 2002 to recreate the sounds of the village with a presentation as festive as the music itself! Focusing on Eastern Europe and music of the Rom (“Gypsy”) Continue reading


  • September 10, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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


  • September 12, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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This class presented is presented as part of a partnership between the Duluth Folk School and the Duluth Community Garden Program * Just in time for your garden harvest, join us for Pressure Canning 101! Together we will learn basic pressure canning procedures, and everyone will get a chance to practice and go home with some Continue reading


  • September 20, 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


  • Day 1 of 3
    October 5, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Day 2 of 3
    November 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Day 3 of 3
    December 7, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor

Do you want to learn how to properly make a quilt – from start to finish? In this series, Helen will teach you the basics of quiltmaking…from choosing fabrics, to using the proper tools, to precision piecing and pressing, to stitch-in-the-ditch machine quilting, and more. Lots of tips and tricks will be shared. By the Continue reading

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