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Mini courses, family programs, craft demos, workshops, artisan residencies, and more!

North House programs offer a great way for anyone to come down and get a taste of craft. Some programs don't require pre-registration, making them convenient drop-in opportunties if you happen to be around campus!

Looking for programs on a specific date? Check out our Program Calendar!

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Tour the North House Campus

Typically every Saturday at 2pm, but currently canceled until further notice
From the blacksmith shop to the woodshop, there is always something happening on campus. Discover the rich folk school tradition, visit the classrooms in action, and hear the stories! Meet at the Yellow Building - no registration required.

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Northern Landscapes Presentation: Fire and Ice- the Geologic Story of Lake Superior with Jim Miller

Join geology instructor Jim Miller for a fascinating evening of geology stories. He’ll tell the story of two geological events that created the dramatic rocky landscape of Minnesota's North Shore. One tells the tale of red hot lava flows that spilled out onto a barren landscape over one billion years…

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Brown Bag Lunch Series

Lunch and learn! Bring your own bag lunch and join us for our Brown Bag Lunch Series, learning about a different craft each time. All sessions are free and are from 12 - 1pm.

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Hand-crafted Games Night! - CANCELED

This event has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Please see our COVID-19 response page for more information. Have a game you’ve made by hand? A modified version of a board game you love? Or do you just love games? Come to North House for a fun evening…

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