Featured Classes

Beginning Photography for ages 9-14 (In-Person)

Dates: Saturdays October 2 and 10, 2021
Times: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: in person at Marine Mills Folk School

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SAORI Weaving—Enjoy being in a Moment with Chaiki O’Brien! (In-Person)

What is SAORI? SAORI is an art form and weaving style that comes from Japan. It is joyful and easy to learn.  Feel like you are 5 years old again!…

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Beermaking Basics and Brewing (In-Person)

If you’ve ever dreamed of making your own beer  at home but you weren’t sure what was involved or where to start, this is the class for you!  Just in…

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Sourdough from Start to Finish! (In-Person)

This is a two session class:  10-15-21, Friday, 7-8:30pm and 10-16-21, Saturday, 10-3pm Did you try your hand at Sourdough bread during the pandemic?  Did it leave you with questions…

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Geology Bike Tour (Morning Tour)

Dates: Saturday July 31, 2021
Times: 9:00 am – noon
Location: Beginning at the Marine Mills Folk School

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Discover the joy of creating together through traditional arts and crafts.

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About Us

Marine Mills Folk School is a burgeoning experiential learning center located in the beautiful St. Croix Valley, less than an hour from the Twin Cities.

Our teachers will be your guides in woodworking, fiber arts, baking or other arts & crafts pursuits.

We offer lifelong, hands-on, whole-person experiential learning for all ages in a supportive environment that is fun, collaborative, and restorative.

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Summer State of Mind

Walk in a park, join some friends for a drink, throw a rock in a lake.  Enjoy simple activities to…

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Paddle Rendezvous Too: Sunday, April 22

Calling all Paddle Builders, or wanna-be Paddle Builders!  Join us for our Second Annual Paddle Rendezvous.  Bring your beautiful handmade…

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It’s Almost Here – Dog Days of August Contest

It’s almost time for our 3rd Annual Dog Days of August photo contest!  Help distract us from the heat by sending…

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