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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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Intro to Wood Fired Baking

Thursdays and Fridays, 1 - 3pm
Students will be introduced to baking bread using a wood fired oven. Each student will get to bake carta di musica and focaccia while exploring the history and science of bread baking.

Thursdays 1 - 3pm and 4:30 - 6:30pm. Children over 8 are welcome with an adult. Click below for registration information!

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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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Instructor Residencies

Wed, Aug 5, 2020 - Sat, Aug 8, 2020 – Emily Derke - Basketry
Wed, Aug 12, 2020 - Sat, Aug 15, 2020 – Elise Kyllo - Felting
Wed, Aug 19, 2020 - Sat, Aug 22, 2020 – Christine Novotny - Floor Loom Weaving
Wed, Aug 26, 2020 - Sat, Aug 29, 2020 – Marybeth Garmoe - Broom Making
Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Sat, Sep 5, 2020 – Josh Tolkan - Boat Building
Come down to campus and see live craft in action with our summer instructor residencies. From blacksmithing to basket weaving, there will be a different craft to check each week this summer at North House. Watch, ask questions, and purchase some handmade goods. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10am – 4pm. Each…

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Annual Member Meeting

Thu, Aug 27, 2020
Join North House's board and staff for our 2020 Members' Gathering & Annual Meeting. This year we will host this important gathering online as a Zoom Webinar, offering a unique opportunity to share updates with friends from near to far.  Front and center in the conversation: highlights of reopening on-campus coursework…

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