Tag Archive: Duluth Folk School

Beading with Binesi Kwe
September 24, 2017

Beading With Binesi Kwe – SOLD OUT


  • Beading with Binesi Kwe
    January 18, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

Learn the ancient art of beadwork applique! In this class, you will make a keychain using an agate cabochon using the one needle beadwork applique technique. Here is an example of the type of keychain you will leave with: While we bead, you’ll hear some of the stories and culture of beading in our region. (more…)

September 23, 2017

Learn to play old time banjo!


  • Intro to Banjo - Day 1 of 3
    November 9, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Intro to Banjo - Day 2 of 3
    November 14, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Intro to Banjo - Day 3 of 3
    November 16, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor

You will be in a workshop setting similar to what you might find at an old-time music festival. Our goal is to inspire you to get out to a few festivals and start playing with others! What is Old-Time music? Old-Time music is the genre name given by recordings companies to early string band music (more…)

Brew Your Own Hard Cider with the Duluth Folk School
August 6, 2017

Brew Your Own Hard Cider – SOLD OUT


  • Brew Your Own Hard Cider
    October 7, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to turn freshly pressed apple juice into hard cider, a delicious, complex flavored alcoholic beverage. You’ll leave with your own growler full of hard cider! For generations, folks have fermented fruit juices, not just for the alcohol and the flavor, but to preserve it. In this class we’ll go through all the steps (more…)

Rag Rugs with the Duluth Folk School
July 27, 2017

Rag Rug Making – SOLD OUT


  • Rag Rug Making
    December 3, 2017
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor

Scandinavian loop weaving is a simple and durable technique that uses no thread or looms, and turns trash into treasure! First you’ll learn how to make the repeating knot on a practice rug, then you’ll get started on your own rug. You won’t finish a rug during the class, but you will get through the (more…)

July 1, 2017

Create Your Own Apron


  • August 5, 2017
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor

Now that we’ve been running classes for a while, we’ve noticed that occasionally, people will bring their own aprons to class, to wear and keep their clothes from getting dirty. Some of the aprons we’ve seen have been store-bought, but some have been handmade. Well, as you can imagine, “handmade” gets us pretty excited! We (more…)

Close up photo of sewing machine
June 29, 2017

A Well-Oiled Machine


  • A Well-Oiled Machine: Learn to Sew
    September 10, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Instructor

Learn to love your sewing machine! In this class, we’ll take an up-close look at several different sewing machines, of varying designs and ages. How do all these moving parts work together? Learn the things your manual will – and won’t! – tell you. You’ll observe using a machine incorrectly on purpose to see what (more…)

Learn to Kayak with the Duluth Folk School
May 25, 2017

Kayaking for Beginners


  • Intro to Kayaking - Day 1 of 3 (Island Lake)
    August 18, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Intro to Kayaking - Day 2 of 3 (Island Lake)
    August 19, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Intro to Kayaking - Day 3 of 3 (Lake Superior)
    August 20, 2017
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor

You’ve always wanted to learn how to kayak. This is your chance! Join highly trained instructor Jen Buseman as she helps you progress from novice to being ready to go out on your own. You will learn about the gear used in sea kayaking, what kind/size of boat is best for you, and what to (more…)

Making a Mess at the Duluth Folk School!
May 18, 2017

The Duluth Folk School Has a Home!

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s official as of 4pm today: We have a home!! Our address is 1917 W. Superior St, and for now, we’ll be making a mess as we get things ready for REALLY being open. If you happen to be in the neighborhood, and if we’re around, we’d loveContinue Reading
Brew Your Own Hard Cider with the Duluth Folk School
May 13, 2017

Brew Your Own Hard Cider – SOLD OUT


  • Brew Your Own Hard Cider
    October 7, 2017
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to turn freshly pressed apple juice into hard cider, a delicious, complex flavored alcoholic beverage. You’ll leave with your own growler full of hard cider! For generations, folks have fermented fruit juices, not just for the alcohol and the flavor, but to preserve it. In this class we’ll go through all the steps (more…)

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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

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