Beginner Bookbinding: The Coptic Stitch

Make Your Own Journal at the Duluth Folk School

  • March 30, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Said to have been originated in Egypt in the 2nd century, the Coptic stitch has been used in bookbinding for almost 2,000 years. Now is your chance to keep the tradition alive!   During this class you will learn about some of the tools and techniques used in this traditional, non-adhesive bookbinding practice. You will Continue reading

Music: Skyler Hawkins & Kyle Ollah

  • March 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Attracted to old-time fiddle tunes and the stories that go with them, Skyler and Kyle have spent years playing into the wee hours of the night, swapping tunes and tales. They’re especially excited about the banjo and fiddle’s unique and nuanced relationship found in this country’s traditional music! Continue reading

Music: Charlotte Montgomery

Charlotte Montgomery plays music at the Duluth Folk School

  • April 2, 2019
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You may know Charlotte from Red Mountain banging on the cowbell and dancing in sparkly outfits, or from pickin’ banjo with her former old time band The Clover Street Cronies. Her solo set of original music showcases her softer, poetic side inspired by love and heartbreak, nature and spirituality. From timeless tales of love to Continue reading

Slow Jam

Slow Jam at the Duluth Folk School

  • April 2, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bring your guitar, your ukulele, your fiddle, or your didgeridoo, and join us for a free Slow Jam! Q. What’s a slow jam? A. At a slow jam, all acoustic instruments (e.g., banjo, mandolin, bass, etc.) are welcome. The typical format is that we sit in a circle and play fairly well-known or easy-to-learn fiddle Continue reading

Old Time Music Jam Session

Old Time Music at the Duluth Folk School

  • April 2, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come on down for a free jam session at the folk school! Play along, or just sit back and listen to old chestnuts and local favorites, played by the usual suspects in a warm and friendly atmosphere.   Everyone is welcome to play along, listen, and on occasion, dance! Sponsored by “A Time to Dance” Continue reading