Folk School Week

July 25, 2019 - July 27, 2019

Greg Winz fires up the forge for Blacksmithing
Scandinavian Woven Paper Heart Baskets, taught by Becky Rehl
Learn Black Ash Basketry with Brian Evans
Fiddle workshop with Bruce Molsky, “One of the world’s premier Appalachian-style fiddlers” - Bloomberg News
Building the Aslak Lie Cabin
View Website Favorite Folklore Village
3210 County Road BB - Dodgeville, WI 53533
Information: 608-924-4000

Event Date Detail
Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019. Session II
Aug 15, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019. Session III
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019. Session IV
Oct 3, 2019 - Oct 6, 2019. Session V
Nov 9, 2019. Session VI

Each session offers classes in a range of topics. Choose from Soap Making, Hardanger Embroidery, Spoon Carving, Needle Felting, Rosemaling, Blacksmithing, Black Ash Basketry, Green Woodworking, Knit Wire Jewelry, traditional Saami inspired bracelets and more. Learn to play fiddle tunes, ukelele, autoharp, “Piano off the Page,” dulcimer, autoharp.

Build things: the Aslak Lie Log cabin, a stacked-brick oven, dulcimer or Finnish kantele. Study Cajun Cuisine, Japanese Comfort Food, French Sauces, American Flat Foot/Clogging. Explore the arts of storytelling, poetry, Driftless Area-inspired writing, and seasonal songs. Make Rustic Stick Crafts, traditional Scandinavian heart baskets and ornaments, and Polish-style paper cuttings.
There’s truly something for everyone!  

All classes include daily lunches and the Saturday evening event (Barn Dance, Ice Cream Social, or Cajun Dance). Most classes run from 9am to 4pm.

See full details, including registration info, online.

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