Unplugged & Birch Bark Bash

Unplugged and Birch Bark Bash at North House Folk School

Unplugged and Birch Bark Bash North House Folk School  Celebrate community, music, craft and storytelling along the lakeshore at North House’s classic fall celebration. It will be an unforgettable evening of performances. We hope you can join us! This engaging weekend also includes our Folk Artisan Marketplace, speaker series, Points North Auction, workshops, coursework and… Read more »

Winterer’s Gathering & Arctic Film Fest

Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing, film festival, speakers, this is a classic event to welcome the season of white. We welcome Featured Speaker Bill Hanlon back to campus. An avid backcountry hunter,… Read more »

Winterer’s Gathering & Arctic Film Fest

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Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing, film festival, speakers, this is a classic event to welcome the season of white. We welcome Featured Speaker Bill Hanlon back to campus. An avid backcountry hunter,… Read more »

Pop-up Basket Market at North House Folk School

Bring your pocket book and get ready to drool over amazing baskets! Our basketry instructors will have their wares displayed and available to the public in a rare basket marketplace experience. Ash, birch, willow and more — find a treasure to take home!

Textile Demonstration

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Hands on! Come down to campus and see live craft in action with our summer instructor residencies. From birch bark weaving to paddle carving, there will be a different craft to check each week this summer at North House. Watch, ask questions, and maybe even try your hand. Thursdays through Sundays, 10am – 4pm, with… Read more »

Kid’s Mini Course: Lino-cut Printmaking

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Taught by our North House interns, these mini-courses are specially designed for your curious kids. Whether building mason jar bee houses or a stringed instrument, these courses are sure to spark imagination and creativity. Cost: $15 Time: 1 – 4pm Age: 7 – 12 Each session is limited to 8 participants. Stop by or call… Read more »

Kids mini course – Compost Tie Dye

Taught by our North House interns, these mini-courses are specially designed for your curious kids. Whether building mason jar bee houses or a stringed instrument, these courses are sure to spark imagination and creativity. Cost: $15 Time: 1 – 4pm Age: 7 – 12 Each session is limited to 8 participants. Stop by or call… Read more »

Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival

Rows of hand-made and unique watercraft, a boat parade, craft demonstrations, an evening square dance, boat and tool auction, chowder and brats…there’s a bit of everything during North House Folk School’s Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival. Try your hand at a workshop or course; be inspired by the stories of boat builders, sailors… Read more »

What You Need To Know About The Summer Solstice & Why We Should Celebrate It!

The solstice is nearly upon us, let us help you to find what you need to know about the summer solstice and why we should celebrate it! In 2017 the official date of the summer solstice is June 21st. Depending on the shift of the calendar, the summer solstice is between June 20 and June… Read more »