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Fresh New Year Vision Board

January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free18 tickets left

Envision your best year yet! Be intentional and get the most out of your time and energy!  Join local professional coach Jen Bertsch for a mini-vision board workshop.  Explore your hopes and dreams.  Create an artistic visual plan that will ensure you accomplish what you hope to this year, and with inspiration for the future.…

Build a Wooden Paddle

January 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$125Sold out

What a fabulous gift for someone (our yourself) this holiday season! Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing.  Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class…

Needle Felted Eastern Bluebird

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
$553 tickets left

Needle felt a beautiful Eastern Bluebird! Students will learn techniques for needle felting a three-dimensional, lifelike bird from corriedale wool roving, and to felt fine detail using merino prefelt and merino roving.  Participants will learn needle felting basics and techniques to needle felt details and realism in wool. Unique finishing details will render a hanging…

Intro to Nålbinding

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$752 tickets left

Experience the joy of creation; shaping things out of simple materials. Explore the ancient form of textile construction, Nålbinding (needle stitching), that can be traced back to the bronze and iron age. Nålbinding preceded knitting and crochet and is seen more recently in Scandinavian mittens, hats, stockings and milk strainers. Students will begin by making…

Knit your OWN Socks – YES You!

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$459 tickets left

Join us for a ‘gateway class’ to the simple luxury of hand-knit wool socks. Students will leave with all the knowledge that is required to make basic, traditional socks from the cuff down! Using their choice of either double-pointed needles or the magic loop method, students will learn how to do ribbing, make a heel…

Knit Rope Basket

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$6512 tickets left

We are pleased as punch to be offering this class by world-famous artisan Cara Corey. You can find her works on Etsy and Amazon Shop. She has taught classes from California to Minnesota. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced knitter you will love this chunky knitting project.  Knit and crochet designer Cara Corey will…

Focaccia Bread – A Tour of Italy

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$509 tickets left

Take a tour of Italy through your senses! We will be making focaccia from the north to the south of Italy, both potato focaccia and herb focaccia. Impress your loved ones with your baking skills learned by master baker Ross Safford. Join us for mouth-watering fun during this half-day class! Ross will also be offering…

Intergenerational: Imagination + Kids + Camera = FUN! Beginning Photography Age 10+ – 2 half-day classes

January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
$656 tickets left

A picture is worth a thousand words!  This class will empower students to begin to capture images that express themselves in relation to the world around them.    Students will be introduced to technical and aesthetic aspects of photography, providing them with the foundation for life-long enjoyment & expression. This class is on 2 consecutive Saturdays: …

Beekeeping made easy!

January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
$4020 tickets left

Tom Minser, owner of Nature’s Nectar is here to help you get started in Beekeeping.  You do not need to have prior beekeeping experience.  This class will tell you what items you will need to start beekeeping and strategies for keeping your bees healthy and successful. We will cover: Purchasing equipment and bees Hiving packages…

Garden all year long!

January 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
$2020 tickets left

Growing sprouts or pea shoots is a very old tradition. Did you know that you can grow fresh salad greens year-round in modern homes with no lights, no greenhouse, and little more than a cupboard and a windowsill? Lee Olson will teach you how to grow microgreens in soil and you’ll go home with 5…

We're always looking for new classes to offer at Marine Mills Folk School. If you have a specific course you'd like to see, or if you'd like to facilitate a class at the school, please apply to become an instructor, or email info@MarineMillsFolkSchool.org

"We are born makers.  We move what we're learning from our heads to our hearts through our hands."

- Brene Brown