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Duluth Folk School Rural Farm Campus
October 16, 2020

Seeking Farm Campus!

About a year ago, we started exploring the idea of finding a rural campus. Now, in the midst of a pandemic, and as the Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace continues to grow, it has become clear that the Duluth Folk School is ready to expand! We’re looking for a large-acreage farm site, not too far fromContinue Reading
Naomi Christenson Artwork
August 28, 2020

Art: Naomi Christenson

As part of the reopening of the Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace, we are happy to welcome Naomi Christenson’s art to our walls! Naomi is a multi-disciplinary artist inspired by natural patterns. She creates detailed and playful riffs from those patterns in visual, wearable, and performance art. “The way patterns repeat in plants and animals –Continue Reading
The Dovetail Cafe in Duluth is Hiring
June 8, 2020

Wanted: Dovetail Cafe Manager

Position: Cafe ManagerCompensation: $35,000/yr (full time, exempt) to start Work Hours: Variable, typically 40 hours per weekBenefits: Paid time off (accrual-based), discounts, flexible, and a crafty-fun work environmentReports to: Management Team Cafe Hours: 7am – 1:30pm, seven days per week (for now) The Right Person The Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace is ready to re-examine howContinue Reading
Notice of canceled classes due to coronavirus
March 15, 2020

UPDATE: Programs and Events Canceled through May 3

Hello dear friends. To support efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, effective immediately, we are suspending or rescheduling all Duluth Folk School programming, until April 12 May 3, 2020. Most other folk schools and similar organizations are taking similar precautionary measures. In addition to providing opportunities for people to learn new craftContinue Reading
November 20, 2019

Handcrafted Holiday Market

Please join us for the 2019 Craft District Holiday Market, on Saturday, December 14th, from 11am to 5pm! There will be over 120 artists and vendors in the neighborhood, and we’ll have over 20 booths set up in the Dovetail Cafe/Duluth Folk School. While shopping, stop by the cafe for a warm mug of cheer,Continue Reading
November 20, 2019

Hiring: Kitchen Manager

Position: Kitchen Manager Status: Part-time (30 hrs/wk). Kitchen is open from 7am to 3pm, seven days per week, and we sell food and drinks from 7am until close. The Dovetail Cafe is hiring a second Kitchen Manager! The Duluth Folk School is a vibrant and welcoming place where we teach people traditional skills, help developContinue Reading
October 5, 2019

Rehbein Rendezvous

A couple weekends ago, we had the great privilege to be a part of a ‘Rehbein Rendezvous.’ Lloyd Rehbein built canoes in Duluth from 1934 until 1967. In 2018, the folk school acquired a 1964 Rehbein canoe, thanks to Caroline Carlson. During the summer of 2019, we had a series of public canoe restoration sessions,Continue Reading
August 18, 2019

Hiring: Consignment & Art Show Coordinator

Status: Part-time (20 hrs/wk, hours flexible) Summary This position is responsible for managing the consignment shop of the Dovetail Cafe Marketplace, and managing our rotating Art Shows Marketplace duties include: Create attractive displays that rotate frequently Price, stock and replenish merchandise as needed Create and affix price/info tags for all merchandise Add merchandise to point-of-saleContinue Reading
August 16, 2019

Hiring: Events Coordinator/Office Support

We are looking for an Events Coordinator/Office Support person to work part time, here at the Duluth Folk School and Dovetail Cafe & Marketplace! Please email your resume to Position: Events Coordinator/Office Support Status: Part-time (20 hrs/wk, 9am – 1pm, Mon – Fri) Summary This position is responsible for planning and organizing events thatContinue Reading


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


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