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Come join us for Kidsing! Kidsing is a free, one-hour community-based opportunity for kids of all ages to sing secular (non-religious) songs in a group setting. Led by local music teacher (and Dovetail Cafe barista!) Catherine Grimm, kids of all ages will learn songs from around the world and down the street, including hand clappingContinue Reading

Yara Yoga at the Duluth Folk School

Yara Yoga is excited to offer yoga classes on Thursday mornings at The Duluth Folk School/Dovetail Cafe! Join Yara Yoga Co-Owner Amy Fogarty, RN, DNP, RYT for a gentle morning yoga practice and if you have time, linger to enjoy a lovely breakfast in the Dovetail Cafe, when they open at 7:00. This gentle andContinue Reading
Folksing at the Duluth Folk School


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” notContinue Reading
Great Lakes Gear Exchange

Great Lakes Gear Exchange

The Great Lakes Gear Exchange is having a pop-up at the Duluth Folk School! The Great Lakes Gear Exchange is an outdoor gear consignment shop. We are excited to bring gear consignment to the Northland, making outdoor pursuits as culturally and financially accessible to all, while promoting sustainability in the outdoor industry. Find our shopContinue Reading
Heartbreak Affair at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Heartbreak Affair

Come on down to the folk school for a free show! Heartbreak Affair is a Twin Cities-based classic country/old school honky tonk band. Their music is perfect for two-stepping and waltzing the night away! And stick around – there will be a two-step dance lesson at the set break around 7:45!
Rosemaling Class at the Duluth Folk School

Introduction to Rosemaling

Course Overview During this class you will learn the basic techniques and history of Norwegian Rosemaling. We will cover supplies, brushwork, and paint mixing. There will be a brief history of the folk art and introduction to the regional styles. Registration Includes Registration includes all instruction and materials (including brushes, paper handouts, tracing paper, qualityContinue Reading

Music: The Skally Line

Do you like to hear well-crafted arrangements, tight harmonies, and old school brother duet music? Then you’ll LOVE the Skally Line, performing free at the Duluth Folk School! The Skally Line brings a passion for old country music, fiddle tunes, blues, ballads, and gospel. We specialize in writing music about Minnesota stories and themes. BothContinue Reading
Sew Your Own Backpack at the Duluth Folk School

Sew Your Own Backpack

In this four-session class, we’ll be sewing a ‘Range Backpack,’ which is great for any outing where you need to be hands free! The foldover top and closure keep things secure, while the front zippered pocket keeps essentials within easy reach. Adjustable straps make it wearable in any season. Find the endless style possibilities byContinue Reading
Canoe Paddle Making Class

Woodworking Camp: Canoe Paddle

In Duluth Folk School’s Woodworking Camp: Canoe Paddle, students will learn woodworking skills and techniques through a week-long canoe paddle building project!


Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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