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Grand Marais & Beyond Nature Photography Workshop: Fall Equinox Session

The Grand Marais and Beyond course is designed for the enthusiastic photographer, amateur or professional, with an emphasis on storytelling with your photography. Led by editorial photographer Layne Kennedy, you will explore and photograph the scenic shores of Lake Superior, create portraits of local folks, photograph history of the region…
Wed, Sep 30th, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 4th, 2020
Day 1: 6-9pm; Day 2-4: Sunrise to Sunset; Day 5: Sunrise to 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy
Thu, Oct 15th, 2020  –  Mon, Oct 19th, 2020
Day 1: 6-9pm; Days 2-4: Sunrise to Sunset; Day 5: Sunrise to 11am
Instructor: Layne Kennedy
2 Days
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Hand-Sewn Leather Tote Bag

A beautiful and sturdy leather tote can last a lifetime. This class will introduce leatherworking skills and design techniques that may be applied to a variety of future projects. In this class, we will make a hand-stitched, leather tote–perfect for toting a laptop or several books. The finished bag will…
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sat, Oct 24th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Candace LaCosse
3 Days
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Handcraft A Wool Braided Rug

The three-strand wool braided rug is reminiscent of an era when rag rugs were considered an affordable way to reuse worn clothing and blankets to create a rug for the home.  Early American immigrants and rural pioneers handcrafted the rag rug and created a fiber tradition that has been passed…
Fri, Oct 9th, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 11th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Traudi Bestler
1 Day
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Handsewn Leather Shoulder Bag: Online Course

Here it is—a perfect shoulder bag for everyday errands! This classic yet funky crossbody bag is where traditional saddle-making techniques meet contemporary styling. In this online make-a-long format class, you'll meet with fellow students and instructor Beth Down each week for four weeks as you  will learn how to craft…
Fri, Sep 25th, 2020
12-2 pm each Friday for four weeks
Instructor: Beth Dow
3 Days
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Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine, Self Care to Community

Desire to be more self-sustainable with your health care and home? Dipped your toes into the deep waters of herbalism, and ready to learn more? Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, apprenticing with a Master Herbalist for an intensive weekend. Core components include: foundations in natural…
Fri, Oct 9th, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 11th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
0.25 Days
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Holiday Wreath Making Webinar

Nothing says the holidays quite like the sight and smell of a fresh balsam wreath on your front door! In this demonstration webinar, you will learn how to sustainably harvest balsam boughs from the forest, make your own wire base, and create a beautiful, unique wreath that is ready to…
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2020
6:30-8 pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2 Days
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Intermediate Needle Felting: Mushroom House Online Course

Take your needle felting skills to a new level with this immersive intermediate level class. You’ll learn to work with both foam and wire armature, as well as shape and shade this charming piece that is great for imaginative play or just for fun.  Pairs well with Mr. and Mrs.…
Fri, Oct 16th, 2020  –  Sat, Oct 17th, 2020
10 am-1 pm CT each day
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2½ Days
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Kick Sled Building: Push and Glide

Scandinavians know how to move on snow. Follow in their tracks, and take advantage of snow-covered roads, sidewalks, and trails by crafting a kick sled of ash wood this winter. Learn both basic and advanced woodworking skills. From laminating wood for making runners to shaping a customized handlebar used for steering,…
Fri, Dec 4th, 2020  –  Sun, Dec 6th, 2020
Day 1: 5pm-8pm; Days 2 & 3 9am-5pm
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
2.5 Days
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Knitting the Night Sky: The Borealis Hat

Let the colors of the Northern Aurora Borealis sky inspire this delightful winter hat knit with traditional Icelandic wool. It is an intriguing design using Scandinavian stranded knitting techniques, corrugated rib and optional fanciful hat toppers that make every hat as unique and magical as the winter night sky and…
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2020  –  Sun, Oct 25th, 2020
Day 1: 4 - 6pm; Day 2: 9am - 5pm; Day 3: 9am - noon
Instructor: Annie Albertson
2½ Days
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Lost Wax Casting: Sterling Silver Rings

Rings on fingers have been around since the beginning of civilization. Egyptian and Greek legend place the wedding ring on the third finger of the left hand, because of a belief that the vein of that finger traveled directly from the heart. The Romans extended this description and called this…
Fri, Oct 30th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 1st, 2020
Day 1: 4-8pm; Day 2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-2pm
Instructor: Todd Hawkinson
0.5 Days
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Make Your Own Holiday Wreath Craft Along Online Class

Nothing says the holidays quite like the sight and smell of a fresh balsam wreath on your front door! In this craft along class you'll make a wreath step by step. You'll receive a video ahead of time to guide you in sustainably harvesting balsam boughs from the forest. Then…
Fri, Dec 11th, 2020
2-5pm CT
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.25 Days
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Needle Felted Critters: Online Course

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Thu, Oct 1st, 2020
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
Thu, Oct 8th, 2020
2pm-5pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
0.5 Days
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Needle Felted Santas Online Class

Needle felting is fun and therapeutic...and who doesn’t have a little frustration to work through in a creative and positive way these days? In this virtual class with fiber arts instructor Laura Berlage, we will mail you a kit with all the supplies you need (just bring a scissors), including…
Thu, Dec 10th, 2020
2-5 pm
Instructor: Laura Berlage
2 Days
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Nordic Herbals

Healing traditions, like all crafts, reflect the landscape and stories of the people who create them. Explore Norse and Sami-inspired herbal medicine in this workshop based around the handcrafting of seven herbal medicines, each tethered to a particular story and made from northern plants. Rooted in her own Nordic ancestry,…
Sat, Nov 14th, 2020  –  Sun, Nov 15th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
4 Days
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Old World Ale Bowls: Pole and Power Lathe Turning

Learn to turn on both power and pole lathes and explore the historical continuum of bowl turning in this unique course offering. Students will move back and forth between the foot-powered pole lathe and modern electric lathe to delve deeply into a study of old world Norwegian ale bowls. This…
Sun, Nov 15th, 2020  –  Wed, Nov 18th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Roger Abrahamson