During the summer and early fall seasons, we host weekly public programs focused on traditional northern craft. This year we're offering two mini-courses (bread baking and timber framing), and multiple opportunities to watch and learn.
Additionally, there's a scavenger hunt, daily sailing on our schooner Hjørdis, fjord horse driving, and more!
Hands-on Mini Courses
Intro to Wood-Fired Baking
Thursdays, June 22 - Sept 28, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Explore a variety of styles of the flatbread as we bake our creations in the harbor-side wood-fired masonry oven. Recipes will be shared, processes explored, and results tasted. Pre-registration is required: call (888) 387-9762. Course is limited to 8 people. Children ages 10 and over are welcome with an accompanying adult.
Timber Raising: A Crash Course in the Craft
Fridays, June 23 - Sept 29, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Participate in an old-fashioned barn raising, working as a group to assemble an 8x8 timber framed structure. Try your hand at the beam drill and mallet as you learn about the history of timber framing and see several examples of completed frames. Pre-registration is required: call (888) 387-9762. Course is limited to 8 people. Children ages 10 and over are welcome with an accompanying adult.
Tour the North House Campus
Saturday, year-round at 2:00 p.m.
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 School Store (Yellow Building).