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 6 – 11: The Art of Gourd Banjo Making with Jeff Menzies
July 11: Old-Time Music of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest with Jason Busniewski
July 11 & 12: The Found Object Sandwich (Jewelry Making) with Thomas Mann
Session III: August 13 – 16, 2020
August 15: A Day with Karen Mueller: Autoharp A to Z(oom)! Now online!
Session I: Autoharp Essentials 9:30 – 12:30
*Session II: Moving on with Melody and Rhythm 1:30 – 4:30
*Session II has sold out. If you would like to be on the waiting list, please email Terri: email@example.com; or call 608-924-4000
Session IV: September 11 – 13, 2020
September 11 – 13: CRANKIES! Storytelling Machines with Sue Truman
September 12: Yodeling for Everyone with Victoria Mecozzi This class has been cancelled
September 12: Introduction to Blacksmithing with Greg Winz This class has been cancelled
September 12: Kid’s Craft Day with Johanna Gorman-Baer***
September 12 & 13: You Can Ukulele, Too! with Martha Tyner This class has been cancelled
September 12 & 13: Plein Air Painting: Beginning Landscape with Judy Robb
September 13: Knit Wire Jewelry with Johanna Gorman-Baer
Celebratory Healthy Hoedown Saturday night, September 12, free for Folk School students.
Session V: October 30 – Nov. 1, 2020
October 30: Nordic Herbals with Gigi Stafne
October 30 – November 1: Mountain Dulcimer Construction with John C. Van Orman
October 31 – November 1: Hardanger Embroidery with Lori Zimmerman
October 31 – November 1: Wet Felting Slippers with Elise Kyllo
October 31 – November 1: Sounding Traditions with Annie Zylstra
Specially themed Healthy Hoedown Saturday night, October 31, free for Folk School students.
Session VI: November 13 & 14, 2020
November 13 & 14: Songs for Comfort, Healing, Courage, and Celebration with Liz Rog
November 14: Felted Christmas Stocking with Jennifer Angelo
November 14: “Feast – A Poetry Harvest” with Catherine Young
Celebratory Healthy Hoedown, Saturday night, November 14, free for Folk School students.
*** Children’s classes
Lunch is included in your registration! 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. Choices include simple rustic bunkhouses ($15/night), and camping spots to pitch a tent ($10/night). (608) 924-4000