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Upcoming Events

Basket Week

Tue, Sep 22, 2020 - Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Since we can’t bring everyone here to make baskets, we’re bringing baskets to you! Due to the pandemic, we’ve had to cancel many of our classes and the Gathering Day.…

Family Weekend

Thu, Oct 15, 2020 - Mon, Oct 19, 2020
Whether virtual or in person, we know Minnesota families will be looking forward to the MEA break this year. We will host a number of short drop-by activities for family…

Winterer's Gathering & Arctic Film Fest

Fri, Nov 20, 2020 - Sun, Nov 22, 2020
Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel and traditional life ways in the North. Featuring winter-centric coursework, a winter tent camp, gear swap, dancing, film festival,…

Fiber Week

Mon, Feb 8, 2021 - Mon, Feb 15, 2021
We're already looking forward to Fiber Week 2021 - but we're still not sure what February is going to look like. Sign up for our E-news to get updates on…

Past Events

Unplugged 2020: Bringing it Home - An Online Fundraising Event and Concert

For almost 20 years we’ve invited you to our home to celebrate craft, community, and music—this year we’re bringing it live to your house with a live streaming show on…

Wooden Boat Show: Online Edition

Welcome to Wooden Boat Show 2020: Online Edition! The show has begun. Summer's arrival in the North deserves to be celebrated!  This has been North House's tradition since our inception,…

Northern Landscapes Festival: Online Edition

Each year we celebrate the arrival of spring in the north woods with coursework and speakers that explore natural history and our connection with the natural world. This year, in…

Canceled: Volunteer and Service Learning Weekend

Unfortunately we've had to make the difficult decision to cancel Volunteer and Service Learning Weekend amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Please see our COVID-19 response page for more information. We're…

Wood Week

Chips, shavings and sawdust: they’ll be on campus in abundance during this annual favorite: Wood Week 2020. Choose from a dozen courses, including returning favorites in bowl carving with Jon…

Fiber Week 2020

The 2020 Fiber Week has wrapped up! Thanks for celebrating ten wonderful years of fibers with us and our partners the Northwoods Fiber Guild: we had a great time hosting…

Winterer's Gathering & Arctic Film Fest 2019

This page is for a past event. Check the current Winterer's Gathering event page for up-to-date details of the next Winterer's Gathering, or feel free to browse the past details…

Basket Week 2019

This page is for a past event. For up-to-date details for the next Basket Week, see the current event page. Feel free to browse the past event details below to…

Family Weekend 2019

Thanks for a great Family Weekend! From herbal tea mixing to pollinator palaces, forging to dancing, it was a blast! Family Weekend 2020 will be October 15 - 19, with…

Unplugged & Birch Bark Bash 2019

Thank you for joining us for Unplugged 2019 — we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Feel free to browse the details for this past event below,…

Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival 2019

These details are for a past event. For the current event, click here! Rows of hand-made and unique watercraft, a boat parade, craft demonstrations, an evening square dance, boat and…

Northern Landscapes Festival 2019

These details are for a past event. For the current event, click here! Spring is an explosion of life in the North! Discovering the birds, wildflowers, insects and more of…

Volunteer and Service Learning Weekend 2019

This page is for a past event.  See the current event here! Sunshine, camaraderie, projects, and pizza - what could be better? Mark your calendar for Volunteer and Service Learning…

Wood Week 2019

These details are for a past event. For the current event, click here! Chips, shavings and sawdust: they’ll be on campus in abundance during this annual favorite: Wood Week 2019.…

Northern Fibers Retreat 2019

These details are for a past event. For the current event, click here! Wool and woodstoves, friends and fibers: it all weaves into a cozy tapestry during the Northern Fiber…