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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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Mini Course: Reed Basketry

Join North House intern Josie Cooke for this two-night mini course and learn to make a basket out of reed — a great beginner material that behaves similarly to black ash. Accent with colors, seagrass, and twining! Approx. size 10x6x12. When: Monday, Nov 4th and Thursday, Nov 7th, 6:30 -…

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Public Lecture Series with Chef Scott Graden of New Scenic Cafe

Chef Scott Graden will be offering three public lectures at North House this fall/winter, each one centered around a simple binding concept. All three lectures are free and open to the public. They will be held in the North House Green Building, beginning at 7pm. September 26th: "Simple" Essential; absent…

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Instructor in Residence: Gigi Stafne - Herbalism

Longtime North House Herbalism Instructor Gigi Stafne will be joining us as Instructor in Residence for the month of October, offering a variety of talks, classes, and demonstrations.

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Tour the North House Campus

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.

Saturdays at 2pm.

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Youth Handworks Club

Handworks Club is an afterschool program for local youth who love to learn how to make things! Youth will build confidence and community as they explore traditional hand craft skills. Our theme for fall is Food and Fire. We'll learn about cooking with fire, local ingredients, cultures and food science.…

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