The Art of Gourd Banjo Making Workshop

Folklore Village

Here’s a remarkable opportunity to work with banjo building master Jeff Menzies and come away with your own hand-made banjo. Students will produce a functional piece of art while learning about the history of the banjo and gaining wood-working skills. No previous wood-working experience is required. Each student will make either a gourd banjo, an…

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Workshop: Black Ash Shallow Basket (With Songs)

Folklore Village

Learn the art of traditional black ash basket weaving from Oneida Nation of Wisconsin basket maker Liandra Skenandore. In this class students will weave a medium-sized shallow basket made of black ash splints while experiencing the uniqueness, strength, flexibility and liveliness of this Native North American traditional weaving material. Students will cut and knife scrape…

$225
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Workshop: Black Ash Shallow Basket (With Songs)

Folklore Village

Learn the art of traditional black ash basket weaving from Oneida Nation of Wisconsin basket maker Liandra Skenandore. In this class students will weave a medium-sized shallow basket made of black ash splints while experiencing the uniqueness, strength, flexibility and liveliness of this Native North American traditional weaving material. Students will cut and knife scrape…

$225

Field to Table: Gathering and Cooking Wild Edibles

Folklore Village

What a fabulous opportunity to get out into nature and return with ingredients for a meal! Learn how to confidently identify, gather, prepare and cook wild foods, including all the bounty of early summer such as berries, fish, mushrooms and more — whatever we can find. Bring your sense of curiosity and dress for the…

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Fresh-Caught Songs Workshop

Folklore Village

Singing is the language of grief and praise, wonder and wisdom; we sing the world we want to inhabit, and we sing to understand the world we live in now. Join Sarina Partridge, Minneapolis song leader and songwriter, for a welcoming workshop exploring harmony singing. Sarina will share original “fresh-caught songs” – simple and beautiful…

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Northern Lights Hardanger Embroidery

Folklore Village

Spend two days stitching in community with master Hardanger embroiderer Donna Olson, and fellow Hardanger embroidery enthusiasts. In this class, students will produce classic Hardanger embroidery designs that will feature many variations of cutwork and framing stitches. This stunning design featuring stars, flowers and openwork will be the focus for this beginner to intermediate class.…

Recurring

Workshop: Black Ash Shallow Basket (With Songs)

Folklore Village

Learn the art of traditional black ash basket weaving from Oneida Nation of Wisconsin basket maker Liandra Skenandore. In this class students will weave a medium-sized shallow basket made of black ash splints while experiencing the uniqueness, strength, flexibility and liveliness of this Native North American traditional weaving material. Students will cut and knife scrape…

$225
Recurring

Fresh-Caught Songs Workshop

Folklore Village

Singing is the language of grief and praise, wonder and wisdom; we sing the world we want to inhabit, and we sing to understand the world we live in now. Join Sarina Partridge, Minneapolis song leader and songwriter, for a welcoming workshop exploring harmony singing. Sarina will share original “fresh-caught songs” – simple and beautiful…

Recurring

Northern Lights Hardanger Embroidery

Folklore Village

Spend two days stitching in community with master Hardanger embroiderer Donna Olson, and fellow Hardanger embroidery enthusiasts. In this class, students will produce classic Hardanger embroidery designs that will feature many variations of cutwork and framing stitches. This stunning design featuring stars, flowers and openwork will be the focus for this beginner to intermediate class.…