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North House Folk School

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500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
218-387-9762 http://www.northhouse.org/
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January 2020

Free
Thursday January 23
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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What better way to spend a dark winter evening than kicking back and watching a movie with friends? Join us at North House Folk School for these free film screenings. All films play at 6:30 pm in the Blue Building. We'll provide popcorn - bring your own beverages and snacks if desired. On Thursday, January 23rd, join us for a screening of Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest (86 minutes), a Finnish documentary film released in 2016. It tells a magical story about…

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Thursday January 30
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Hosted by Julie Arthur, Pat Zankman, and Marie Westerman. Ever wondered how cloth gets made on a loom? Come try out the very basics on some of North House's new floor looms! Local weaving instructors will be on hand to explain the steps using looms that are all set up to weave (no warping on this evening) and you'll get to taste the magical process of threads intertwining on the loom into beautiful fabric. 6:30 - 9:00 pm at North…

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February 2020

$5
Thursday February 6
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Kick up your heels at a friendly community contra dance. There will be live music and a caller to teach you, no experience needed. Easier, more family friendly dances will be featured at the start of the night. Come alone or bring a friend, and warm up on a cold winter night! Location: Blue Building; $5-10 donation at the door.

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Free
Thursday February 13
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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What better way to spend a dark winter evening than kicking back and watching a movie with friends? Join us at North House for these free film screenings. All films play at 6:30 pm in the Blue Building. We'll provide popcorn - bring your own beverages and snacks if desired. On Thursday, February 13, join us for a screening of Shepardess of the Glaciers (74 minutes). This 2016 documentary film transports us to the far northern mountains of Ladakh, India,…

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Free
Thursday February 20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Lunch and learn! Bring your own bag lunch and join us for our Brown Bag Lunch Series, learning about a different craft each time. All sessions are free and are from 12 - 1pm. Join woodturning instructor Marybeth Garmoe to learn more about this exciting area of craft. Marybeth will share about some of her current projects and interests in the woodturning realm and demystify the magic of making perfectly round wooden objects. Bring your own bag lunch. Location: Blue…

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March 2020

Free
Thursday March 5
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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March 5th, 7:00 pm: Wood Week Open Carving Night. As a special perk of Wood Week, North House will be open for students and community members to carve away the evenings. Bring a half-finished spoon and some stories to share. Note: some hand tools will be available for use, but folks are encouraged to bring their own. Location: Red Building, FREE!

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$5
Thursday March 12
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Kick up your heels at a friendly community contra dance. There will be live music and a caller to teach you, no experience needed. Easier, more family friendly dances will be featured at the start of the night. Come alone or bring a friend, and warm up on a cold winter night! Location: Blue Building; $5-10 donation at the door.

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Free
Thursday March 19
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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What better way to spend a dark winter evening than kicking back and watching a movie with friends? Join us at North House for these free film screenings. All films play at 6:30pm in the Blue Building. We'll provide popcorn - bring your own beverages and snacks if desired. On Thursday, March 19th, join us for a screening of KONELĪNE: Our Land Beautiful, a cinematic celebration of northwestern British Columbia. Set deep in the traditional territory of the Tahltan First…

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Free
Thursday March 19
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Join instructor Rose Holdorf to learn about the amazing woodworking tool: shaving horses. Explore how shaving horses are made, their uses, and get to try out using several shaving horses as you dream up woodworking projects.Location: Boat Barn, FREE!

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April 2020

Free
Thursday April 16
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Have a game you’ve made by hand? A modified version of a board game you love? Or do you just love games? Come to North House for a fun evening of wooden and otherwise handmade games! Think Kubb (Swedish lawn bowling), Mölkky (Finnish throwing game for all agilities), board games and more. We’ll have snacks! BYOB. Location: Blue Building, FREE!

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Free
Thursday April 23
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Lunch and learn! Bring your own bag lunch and join us for our Brown Bag Lunch Series, learning about a different craft each time. All sessions are free and are from 12 - 1pm. Join Woodblock Printmaking instructor Nick Wroblewski for an overview of the woodblock printmaking process. Bring your own bag lunch. Location: Blue Building

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May 2020

Free
Thursday May 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Lunch and learn! Bring your own bag lunch and join us for our Brown Bag Lunch Series, learning about a different craft each time. All sessions are free and are from 12 - 1pm. Join jewelry instructor Liz Bucheit to learn about traditional Scandinavian jewelry techniques and how her experiences studying at the Raulandsakadimiet in Norway have informed her most current body of work. Bring your own bag lunch. Location: Boat Barn

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$5
Thursday May 21
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Kick up your heels at a friendly community contra dance. There will be live music and a caller to teach you, no experience needed. Easier, more family friendly dances will be featured at the start of the night. Come alone or bring a friend, and warm up on a cold winter night! Location: Blue Building; $5-10 donation at the door.

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Thursday May 28
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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Join geology instructor Jim Miller for a fascinating evening of geology stories. He’ll tell the story of two geological events that created the dramatic rocky landscape of Minnesota's North Shore. One tells the tale of red hot lava flows that spilled out onto a barren landscape over one billion years ago, and the other is the story of mile-thick sheets of ice that carved out the great basin of Lake Superior over the past two million years. Location: Blue Building,…

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September 2020

Friday September 18 - Sunday September 20
All Day
North House Folk School
500 W. Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604 United States
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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 more.

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