Family Folk Dance

Family Dancing at the Duluth Folk School

  • January 26, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Come on down and join the fun! We’ll be doing traditional dances to live music, and all ages are welcome! The dancing is free, but freewill donations are gratefully accepted. Co-sponsored by Tamarack Dance Association & A Time to Dance Continue reading

Newspaper Weaving

Photo of newspaper weaving

  • January 26, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

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

Building the Appalachian Egg Basket

Appalachian Egg Basket at the Duluth Folk School

  • Appalachian Basket, Day 2 of 7
    January 28, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 3 of 7
    February 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 4 of 7
    February 11, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 5 of 7
    February 18, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 6 of 7
    February 25, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Appalachian Basket, Day 7 of 7
    March 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

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 to Continue reading

Coffee Cupping

Coffee Cupping at the Duluth Folk School

  • January 29, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stop by for a free coffee cupping with Almanac Coffee! Swing down to the Duluth Folk School and Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace to sample and explore Almanac Coffee’s current line up of single origin coffees. Almanac’s owner, Russell Crawford, will demonstrate a structured cupping of several coffees, with the goal of helping visitors gain a Continue reading

Best Slippers Ever!

Best Slippers Ever

  • January 29, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor

You will learn to trace and measure your own feet to sew the best fitting slippers you have ever worn! We’ll be sewing by hand, so the seams will be bulky, but felt is easy to push a needle through, so you should be able to handle it just fine. We will provide wool felt Continue reading