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Unplugged & the Birch Bark Bash

Fri, Sep 14, 2018 - Sun, Sep 16, 2018
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Image of Unplugged & the Birch Bark Bash
Image of Unplugged & the Birch Bark Bash
Image of Unplugged & the Birch Bark Bash
Image of Unplugged & the Birch Bark Bash

Overview

Celebrate community, music, craft, and storytelling along the lakeshore at our classic Fall Fundraiser. With the  Birch Bark Bash and Unplugged Performance (on Friday and Saturday evenings respectively), classic craft coursework &  performance workshops throughout the weekend and the Points North Online Auction and Folk Artisan Marketplace, it’s a true celebration of the educational mission of North House. Coursework registration now open, Friday and Saturday night ticket sales NOW AVAILABLE. Full event program available in August.

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Saturday Night Performance

Saturday Night Performance

Storyteller Kevin Kling and 5 guest performers come to the Unplugged stage for a show featuring stories, music, and more. Tickets on sale July 1. Buy them here

Birch Bark Bash

Birch Bark Bash

The Birch Bark Bash will feature International Guest Jögge Sundqvist in a combined  live craft and music performance and will include a multi-course dinner prepared by Chef Scott Graden of the New Scenic Cafe

Buy your tickets here!

Points North Auction

Points North Auction

Bid on items on campus or online to support our mission to enrich lives through traditional northern craft.

Featured International Instructor: Daniel Serra

Featured International Instructor: Daniel Serra

Viking Culinary Archeologist Daniel Serra will teach three medieval cooking courses and give a public talk on Saturday. See the courses here

Featured International Instructor: Jögge Sundqvist

Featured International Instructor: Jögge Sundqvist

Renowned woodworker and craftsman Jögge Sundqvist will teach coursework and perform on Friday evening at the Birch Bark Bash. See course info here


 

Folk Artisan Marketplace

Folk Artisan Marketplace

Meet the hands-at-work behind beautiful and useful items for sale. Baskets, felted goods, carved bowls and spoons, jewelry, leather goods, and more will be available.

Highlights

Evening Performances: Friday and Saturday

Friday night
Rhythm and Slöjd, will feature International Guest Jögge Sundqvist in a combined  live craft and music performance and will include a multi-course dinner prepared by Chef Scott Graden of the New Scenic Cafe.

Saturday night
Saturday under the big top will welcome a new performance with returning favorites Kevin Kling, Prudence Johnson, Dan Chouinard, Claudia Schmidt, Dane Stauffer, Simone Perrin and more. Stay for the whole weekend!

Tickets for each evening on sale July 1, 2018. Buy your tickets here

 

International Guests Jögge Sundqvist and Daniel Serra

We welcome two international guest instructors to campus, both visiting from Sweden. Renowned woodworker and craftsman Jögge Sundqvist will teach September 10 - 13 and perform on Friday evening. Viking Culinary Archeologist Daniel Serra will teach three medieval cooking courses and give a public talk on Saturday.

 

Folk Artisan Marketplace

Meet the hands-at-work behind your favorite beautiful and useful items. Baskets, felted goods, carved bowls, wooden spoons, jewelry, leather goods, and more for sale Friday- Saturday. Artisans this year will include Beth Dow, Carol Dunn, Marybeth Garamoe, Todd Hawkinson, Mike Loeffler, Cathryn Peters and Rebecca Utecht.

 

Points North Auction

Getting the itch to plan your next North Shore adventure? Find inspiration and support a great cause during the 6th annual Points North Online Auction. Thanks to local and regional businesses and artists for their donations and support! From a personal getaway in a cozy cabin to a shopping quest for the perfect North Shore fudge, Points North offers something for everyone with over 170 North Shore classics up for bid! Sneak peek begins Sept 1 and bidding begins Friday, Sept 8. Funds raised support the educational mission of North House Folk School, so bid high and bid often. Auction closes Sunday, Sept 16 at 8pm

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