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Duluth Folk School at Fall Fest!

Come visit us at Fall Fest, at Chester Bowl! We’ll have activities for all ages, as well as information about the folk school. Come down, and say hello!
Sweaters to Mittens

Sweaters to Mittens!

Do you have old woolen sweaters or coats taking up space in your drawers and closets? Maybe you just can’t part with them, or they have accidentally been shrunken? This class is your solution to giving that clothing new life in the form of attractive, functional, warm mittens! During this class, our goal is toContinue Reading
Starry Skies Lake Superior at the Duluth Folk School

Star Party

This free event is part of Celebrate the Night Sky Week We’re celebrating our night skies in Lincoln Park! Join us for a rousing party of night sky films, live jazz and star stories at the Duluth Folk School! Learn how future Dark Sky Parks in our region will benefit our night skies and ourContinue Reading

Rehbein Canoe Rendezvous

Join us with your canoe for a fun fall outing on the St. Louis River! We have been working hard at restoring an old Rehbein canoe, made by Lloyd Rehbein of Duluth, and we’ve come to realize that quite a few people in our area have a Rehbein canoe or rowboat, just like us! ComeContinue Reading

Hand Plane Rehab and Sharpening

Do you have an old hand plane at home collecting dust? Or maybe you inherited a hand plane from a relative, or picked one up at a yard sale, with good intentions of learning how to use it. You can bring that plane to this class and learn all about it as we transform itContinue Reading

Boundary Waters Advisory Committee (open to public)

Boundary Waters Powwow Hiking Trail:  Get Ready to Hike It Again! September 25, 2019 6 PM – 7 PM Duluth Folk School, 1917 W Superior St., Duluth, MN 55806,  (218) 481-7888 The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, in addition to being a canoeists’ heaven, also has more than 200 miles of hiking and backpacking trails. Continue Reading
Felted Lanterns at the Duluth Folk School

Felted Lanterns

You will learn to create a felted lantern, first starting with a 2-D form, and turning it into a 3-D sphere big enough to hold a battery-powered tea light. The final approximate size will be about 4″ diameter. Turning dyed fleece from sheep into a felted piece is magical. Whether you are a first timeContinue Reading
Photo of knife being sharpened

Sharpen Up!

In this class, we’ll be learning the basics of getting a good edge on a tool. Whether it be a knife, a chisel, or a pair of scissors, this is your chance to no longer feel embarrassed about all those dull knives in your kitchen! Stones and some sample blades will be provided, but youContinue Reading
Nathan Frazer at the Duluth Folk School

Music: Nathan Frazer

Come on down to the folk school for a night of free music! Nathan Frazer will be playing American ballads and originals. Nathan is a country and folk singer – songwriter from East Central Minnesota. His current album ‘Songs from Gunn Town’ is available on iTunes and Spotify.


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


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