Folk School Classes

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 HERETo 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

September 12: Knit Wire Jewelry with Johanna Gorman-Baer  

Interim Session (Reschedule of previous class): Oct. 17, 2020

October 17:  Crankies!  Storytelling Machines FREE Presentation  Online

Session V: October 30 – Nov. 1, 2020

October 31 – November 1: Wet Felting Slippers with Elise Kyllo  This class will happen onsite, with social distancing and required masks.  More info HERE

November 1: Songs of Courage, Power, and Peace with Liz Rog  (online)

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

 

 

Interested in teaching a folk school class in 2021?  Find the application form HERE.