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Fall 2023 Courses Launched

Fall brings the return of Family Weekend and Winterers’ Gathering. Newly launched courses for these events are now open for registration.

Posted on July 31, 2023

Fall is not only one of the most incredible times on the North Shore, but it also brings the return of some favorite North House events: Family Weekend in October and Winterers’ Gathering in November. This year, we’re thrilled to offer over a dozen courses for kids and families during Family Weekend, as well as an array of winter-centric classes at the 2023 Winterers’ Gathering.

Courses for both Family Weekend and Winterers’ Gathering are now live on our website, with registration opening at 9am on August 3. Scroll to the bottom of this email for a full list. Registration opens August 2 for members—learn more or become a North House member here to register early.


Event: Hide Week October 2 – 9
Event: Family Weekend October 19 – 22
Families at the Forge October 20
Crankie Boxes! October 20
Artisan Copper Pendants October 20
Woodwork for Smaller Hands: Carve a Butter Spreader October 20
Introduction to Frame Loom Weaving October 20
Hand Puppets and Oven Mitts October 21
Quilting by Hand Together October 21
Know Your Veggies: Kids in the Kitchen October 21
Families at the Forge October 21
Build a House for Bluebirds October 21
Build a House for Bluebirds October 21
Cordage Craft! October 21
Making Moving Toys October 21
Fall Tarts October 21
Build a House for Bluebirds October 21
Build Your Own Custom Fishing Rod October 27


Winter Mitts, Anishinaabe-Style November 10
Event: Winterers' Gathering and Arctic Film Fest November 16 – 19
Tim's Laid Back Non-Fiction Writers' Workshop November 16
Snowshoe Construction: Build Your Own November 16
Hand-Sewing the Sailor's Ditty Bag November 17
Felt Rugs November 17
Hand Drawn Maps: Exploring Your Relationship with the Land November 17
Smörgåsbord: One Ingredient At a Time November 18


Pattern, Texture, Paint: Personal Expression through Craft December 8
Penny Rug Ornaments December 9
Build Your Own Yurt December 12
Build Your Own Yurt December 18