Folk School at Folklore Village
Registration, lodging, etc. information HERE:
Please see Scholarship information at the bottom of the page.
2023 Calendar of Folk School classes
June 6 – 11: The Art of Gourd Banjo Making with Jeff Menzies
June 9 – 11: Black Ash Shallow Basket with Liandra Skenandore
June 10: Old-time Music of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest with Jason Busniewski
June 10: Fermented Beverage Series with Vanessa Tortolano
June 10 (10 am – 2 pm): Felted Wall Hanging with Jennifer Angelo
June 10 & 11: Mosaic Art Made from Broken Pieces with Linda Millunzi-Jones
July 7, 8 & 9: Woven Mohair Saddle Cinches, Guitar Straps and Hat Bands with Pop Wagner
July 8: Beginning Chair Caning with Mary Jo Harris
July 8: Introduction to Blacksmithing with Greg Winz
July 8: Field to Table: Gathering and Cooking Wild Edibles (Early Summer) with Chris Gavin
July 8: Chinking an Historical Log Cabin (July) – FREE!
July 8 & 9: Kolrosing in the Scandinavian Style with Darlene Fossum-Martin
July 8 & 9: Christmas Rosemaling in July with Lois Mueller
August 11, 12 & 13: Make Your Own Carving Knife with Craig Marble
August 11, 12 & 13: Build a Small Harp in a Weekend with Alice Margerum
August 12: Nordic Herbals with Gigi Stafne
August 12: Mitten Basics with Mary Jo Harris
August 12: Chinking an Historical Log Cabin (August) – FREE!
August 12 & 13: “Northern Lights” Hardanger Embroidery with Donna Olson
September 9: Hand Tool Sharpening (1 – 4 pm) with Nels Diller and Kevin Earley
September 9: Sea Chanteys in Wisconsin (and Beyond) (2 – 4 pm) with John C. Van Orman
September 9: Kimchi & Kraut (1 – 4pm) with Bill Robichaud
September 9: Experiments in Surface Design with Leah Parkhurst
September 9: Introduction to Blacksmithing with Greg Winz
September 9: Chinking an Historical Log Cabin (September) – FREE!
September 9 & 10: Spoon Carving with Tom Bartlett
October 14: Hand Embroidered Holiday Sampler with Kelli Emerson
October 14: A Holiday Triple Threat (Baking a special holiday cake; 2 – 4 pm) with Jay Miller
A limited number of partial or full scholarships are available for Folklore Village Folk School classes, thanks to the generosity of our instructors who share their creative output with Folklore Village auctions. To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the form HERE. Please submit scholarship applications at least 3 weeks before the class begins.
COVID NOTE: Iowa and Dane County transmissibility levels and CDC recommendations for those levels will be followed. In the event that Iowa County or Dane County transmissibility moves to the “High” level, masks will be required of all attendees. Notices will be posted on the front doors as mask requirements change. Call if you have questions.
*Please note: All times listed are U.S. Central Time.