Folk School Classes

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 2021

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 2021

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: Old-Time Music of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest with Jason Busniewski

September 11:  Which Chord When? with Amy McFarland and Roger Diggle

September 11: You Can Ukulele Too! with Martha Tyner    (1-day option) *Excellent intergenerational opportunity ~ Scholarships available!

September 11 & 12: You Can Ukulele, Too! with Martha Tyner (2-day option) *Excellent intergenerational opportunity ~ Scholarships available!

September 11 & 12: Songwriting Retreat with Maire Clement and Davey Harrison

October 2021

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

October 9:  Introduction to Lace Knitting with Mary Jo Harris

October 9: “Small Wonders” Hardanger Embroidery with Donna Olson

Just for Kids!  October 10:  Creature Creations Made from Wool  Scholarships available!

October 10:  Meet Danish Paper Cut Artist Torben Jarlstrøm Clausen (online, via Zoom)

November 2021

November 13: Hardanger Embroidered Holiday Ornaments with Donna Olson

November 13:  Knit a Christmas Stocking with Mary Jo Harris

November 13:  Kimchi & Kraut: Stories and Recipes of Fermented Cabbage with Bill Robichaud

 November 13:  Hearts & Stars: Scandinavian Woven Paper Heart Baskets & Moravian Stars with Becky Rehl

*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