Archive for November 2019

Take A Hike!

Minnesota State Parks are again offering free entrance to any state park during ‘Black Friday’, no entrance sticker is required. Extend family time, or alternatively, get away from the bickering – a hike outdoors can accomplish both! In Wisconsin? Try hiking along the Ice Age Trail – remember, there is deer hunting still going on at Wisconsin,…

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50 Shades of Gravy

We hope you’re able to spend time with family and friends over the upcoming Thanksgiving week. Chances are there will discussions about the challenges our country is experiencing, discussions which are necessary and worthwhile but which may not reach any resolution. There will also be time to simply enjoy each other’s company, to share a…

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Featured Class

Beth Dooley with Holiday Sweets from Nature’s Treats What a great opportunity! Join Beth Dooley just as you are planning what to serve over the holidays! Explore making delicious treats using the gifts of nature’s beautiful sweeteners: maple syrup and honey. Using recipes from her latest cookbook. Beth will guide you through the process of making several…

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Thanksgiving Poem

In looking for the classic Thanksgiving poem by Lydia Maria Child  “Over the river and through the woods,” we stumbled upon an old fashioned yet sweet poem by Ella Wilcox Wheeler, a poet from Wisconsin who lived from 1833 to 1919.  Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving —- Ella Wilcox Wheeler We walk on starry fields of white   And do…

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Creating Community

Fellowship, Community, Friendship…..whatever the term, those of us at Marine Mills Folk School are hoping connections made through an interest in traditional arts & crafts will be positive and long-lasting. How cool to spend time with an artist who is willing to share her skills and knowledge. How fun to find others who don’t have…

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Give to the Max!!

Unless you live under a toad stool, you’re probably aware that today is the day Minnesotans are encouraged to support local non-profits that make a difference. We’re proud of the partnerships we’re forging with artists to share their skills, increase their income and find new audiences for their work. We love that we’re helping preserve…

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Featured Class – Memoir Writing

Holy cow, good writing is tough to do! But many of us enjoy the challenge. We hope you’ll be able to attend our upcoming writer’s workshop with Marge Barrett, Enough About Me – Memoir Writing on December 7. A beloved teacher at the Loft Literary Center and other programs, Marge is a local author and poet with long-time…

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Prepping for Holiday Cheer

Join Lisa Wegener Priest as she demystifies the process of selecting the perfect wines for your holiday meals. Taste and learn! Thursday, December 5 @ 7 pm. All students must be 21+ years of age.

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KP Duty

Our participants have loved our baking and cooking classes and are clamoring for more! We’re listening….to start the process, we need to clean the kitchen in our new/old school building. It’s been sitting empty for 3+ years, and could use some elbow grease. Can you help? Tuesday, November 19, from 10-2 pm. Hope to see you…

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