Folk School at Folklore Village
2020 calendar of folk school classes:
Due to COVID-19, many of these classes will pivot to an online offering where appropriate; be postponed, or be cancelled.
The Folklore Village Board of Directors has recently approved a COVID-19 Safety Plan, and will make decisions on individual events on an ongoing basis. To see a letter from the Board President, please click HERE. To see the complete plan, please click HERE.
Session I: June 12, 13 & 14, 2020
June 12; 9:00 – 12 noon: “Writing as Wide as the Sky” with Catherine Young
June 12; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm: The Felted Vessel with Jennifer Angelo
June 13 & 14; 9 am – 12 noon both days: Piano Off the Page with Amy McFarland
June 13 & 14; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm both days: “What Makes It a Fiddle Tune?” with Maria Terres
Celebratory Virtual Healthy Hoedown Saturday night, June 22 , free for Folk School students.
Session II: July 6 – 12, 2020
July 11: Old-Time Music of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest with Jason Busniewski
Session III: August 13 – 16, 2020
August 14 – 16: Woven Mohair Saddle Cinches, Guitar Straps and Hat Bands with Pop Wagner
August 15: A Day with Karen Mueller: Autoharp A to Z(oom)!
August 16: You Are Not Alone: Songs and Practices for Finding Our Way in Such a Time as This with Liz Rog
Session IV: September 11 – 13, 2020
Interim Session (Reschedule of previous class): Oct. 17, 2020
October 17: Crankies! Storytelling Machines FREE Presentation Online
Session V: October 30 – Nov. 1, 2020
Session VI: November 13 & 14, 2020
November 14: Felted Christmas Stocking with Jennifer Angelo (This class will happen online)
November 14 & 15: “Feast – A 2-Day Poetry Harvest” with Catherine Young (This class will happen online)
November 14: Hardanger Embroidered Holiday Ornaments with Donna Olson This class will happen onsite, with social distancing and required masks. More info HERE
*** Children’s classes
Lunch is included in your registration! (Sorry – this option is not available during COVID) Cheers to Cobblestone Coffee House in Dodgeville, who will be providing our lunches every day of class! https://www.facebook.com/Cobblestonecoffeehouse/
Please call us if you would like to lodge with us during your Folk School visit. (Sorry – this option is not available during COVID) Choices include simple rustic bunkhouses ($15/night), and camping spots to pitch a tent ($10/night). (608) 924-4000