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
NOTE: Folklore Village is currently under a mask mandate. Please wear a mask when coming into any of the Folklore Village buildings until further notice.
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 2021 August 12: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland – Session III: Contras and Squares August 14: Beginning Chair Caning with Mary Jo Harris August 14: Story Quilts with Judy Robb August 14: Capuns – A Traditional Dish from the Swiss Alps with Corina Cathomen and Bill Robichaud August 14 & 15: Build a Small Harp in a Weekend with Alice Margerum
September 9: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland – Session IV: Irish, Scottish & Canadian Dances September 10, 11 & 12:Mountain Dulcimer Construction with John C. Van Orman September 11: Blacksmithing with Greg Winz September 11: Old-Time Music of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest with Jason Busniewski September 11: A Day of Painting at Folklore Village with Judy Robb September 11: Which Chord When? with Amy McFarland and Roger Diggle September 11 & 12: You Can Ukulele Too! with Martha Tyner September 11 & 12: Songwriting Retreat with Marie Clement and Davey Harrison
October 7: Exploring Dance Piano Styles with Amy McFarland – Session V: English Country Dance October 7, 8, 9 & 10: Making and Playing a Finnish Kantele with John C. Van Orman 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: Introduction to Lace Knitting with Mary Jo Harris October 9: “Small Wonders” Hardanger Embroidery with Donna Olson October 10: Creature Creations Made from Wool October 10: Meet Danish Paper Cut Artist Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen
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