Folk School at Folklore Village
2021 calendar of Folk School classes:
Based on community feedback via surveys, here are the new expectations for individuals visiting our campus: please click HERE
Please be aware that although we are attempting to be consistent and fair with our Covid policies, there may be children in attendance who are unable to be vaccinated or masked, which would include children under 2 years old, and children under 12 years old who have a condition that makes it unable for them to remain masked.
June 2021 June 10: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland: Session I “The Basics” June 12: Theater Games for Kids! with Johanna Gorman-Baer June 13: Fresh-Caught Songs with Sarina Partridge
July 2021 July 8: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland: Session II: Couple Dances July 9, 10, & 11: Woven Mohair Saddle Cinches, Guitar Straps and Hat Bands with Pop Wagner July 10: Self Portraits: Telling your Story Through Art with Judy Robb July 10: Knit Wire Jewelry with Johanna Gorman Baer
August 12: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland – Session III: Contras and Squares (online, via Zoom)
August 14: Beginning Chair Caning with Mary Jo Harris
August 14 & 15: Build a Small Harp in a Weekend with Alice Margerum *Excellent intergenerational opportunity ~ Scholarships available!
September 9: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland – Session IV: Irish, Scottish & Canadian Dances (online, via Zoom)
September 10, 11 & 12: Mountain Dulcimer Construction with John C. Van Orman
September 11: Blacksmithing with Greg Winz *Excellent intergenerational opportunity ~ Scholarships available!
September 11: Which Chord When? with Amy McFarland and Roger Diggle
September 11 & 12: Songwriting Retreat with Maire Clement and Davey Harrison
October 7: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland – Session V: English Country Dance (online, via Zoom)
October 8: Ink and Wash (only) with Lois Mueller
October 8, 9 & 10: Ink & Wash with Rosemaling with Lois Mueller
October 8 & 9: Nuno Scarves and Hats with Elise Kyllo
October 9: Gathering Gold: An Outdoor Poetry Workshop
Just for Kids! October 10: Creature Creations Made from Wool Scholarships available!
November 13: Knit a Christmas Stocking with Mary Jo Harris
*Please note: All times listed are U.S. Central Time.
Thanks to United Fund of Iowa County for providing scholarships and materials fees for these selected Kids’ Folk School classes!
Expectations for individual visiting our campus: please click HERE