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Community Crafting

Free community crafting every Friday night! No registration needed. All are welcome! Materials are included. There will be a different project every week.

Fika & Fiber

Join us for a free, drop-in knitting and fiber arts group! Saturdays at 8:30 am at the Dovetail Cafe. Come share a cuppa’ and craft! *Fika is a beloved Swedish custom of pausing for a moment of quality time to connect with others, often with a cup of coffee and a sweet treat. Please note:Continue Reading
Irish Jam Sesssions at the Dovetail Cafe

Old Time Jam Session

Come on down for a free old time music jam session at the Duluth Folk School! Bring a fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, dulcimer, or bass and learn new tunes! Play along, or just sit back and listen to old chestnuts and local favorites, played in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Everyone is welcome to play along, listen,Continue Reading

Building an Appalachian Egg Basket

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 toContinue Reading

Finding Your VIEW: How to leverage points of view

From the intimacy of first-person to the detached all-knowing omniscient narrator, point of view makes an impact on how a reader understands stories. This course will examine first, second, and third-person points of view as well as omniscient. Through reading examples of each, the group will gain a better understanding of what works, what doesn’t,Continue Reading

Game Night

Join us for Game Night every Wednesday 5 pm – 8 pm at Dovetail Café! Cribbage and Board Games Free Admission  

Make Your Own Cold Process Soap

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 makingContinue Reading

Northern Light Felts

Using a wet felting technique, you will learn the process of making felt, creating northern light-inspired pieces while learning a little of the science of the auroras along the way. When finished, you will have your own northern light felt to hang wherever you choose! Registration Includes You will go home with a beautiful northernContinue Reading


1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806

Duluth Folk School
Office: 218-216-6929 or
Office Hours: Monday-Friday (9 am – 1 pm)

Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace
Cafe: (218) 481-7888 or
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday (8 am – 8 pm); Monday & Tuesday (8 am – 3 pm)

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