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Unplugged XVIII

Unplugged XVIII

September 13 - 14

Celebrate community, music, craft, and storytelling along the lakeshore at our classic Fall Fundraiser. With the Birch Bark Bash on Friday night and Unplugged Performance on Saturday night, classic craft coursework, the Points North Online Auction, and the Folk Artisan Marketplace, it’s a true celebration of the educational mission of North House.

This year we’re very excited to welcome roots & blues musician and storyteller Rev. Robert Jones as our special guest on Saturday night.

Tickets on sale now!

Member's Early Registration Day

Member's Early Registration Day

August 31st

200 new courses are now up on the website with public registration opening on September 1st, but North House members get a head start with the ability to register for classes a day early!

Begin or renew your annual membership by August 28th to be eligible for early registration. If you’re not sure your membership is current, contact our Development Director, Tom Morse to find out:

Check the website now for the classes you’re interested in, and give us a call on the 31st to register!

Green Wood Working with Swedish Guest Instructor

Green Wood Working with Swedish Guest Instructor

Anders Lindberg

We are excited to welcome Swedish craftsman Anders Lindberg to campus as our featured guest instructor during Unplugged, and we still have space available in both of his classes!

Click on the courses above to register now!

Daily Sailing on Lake Superior

Daily Sailing on Lake Superior

Flagship of the Grand Marais Harbor, Hjørdis is named after the mythical Norse goddess of war. Take a trip aboard this 50’ traditionally-rigged schooner and experience Grand Marais as it was approached in the centuries before Highway 61 — from the water.

Our September schedule is now up, with new sails available through the end of the month!

Resident Artisan Blog

Read what our resident artisans have been up to!

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Hello from Sweden!  I’m exactly half way through my time abroad and I’ve already visited many cultural…

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During the beginning of my artist residency, I was intently focused on creating a “Textile Traditions” curriculum…

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