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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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Try-it: Youth Series

Taught by our North House interns, these mini-courses are specially designed for your curious kids. Whether building mason jar bee houses or a stringed instrument, these courses are sure to spark imagination and creativity.

Thursdays during July. Click for a list of courses and registration information.

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Try-it: Timber Framing

Students will be introduced to the concept of timber framing by exploring timber framing tools, joinery, and history. As a group, students will raise a small timber frame and take it apart.

Fridays 10am - noon (not offered June 21 or September 13). Children over 8 are welcome with an adult. Click below for registration information!

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Try-it: Wood Fired Baking

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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Mini-Courses

Take a mini course with one of our instructors in residence! These 2-hour classes make a great introduction to a new craft, or a fun opportunity to spend a couple hours doing something you already love.

Saturdays at 10am. Click below to see the full list of courses and registration information!

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