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FREE! Tuesday Knit Night (In-Person) November 22, 2022

Nov 22, 2022 6:30PM—8:00PM

***This event requires NO registration! Just come if you can and enjoy. Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start. If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths Session 7 (In-Person) November 20, 2022

Nov 20, 2022 12:30PM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Beginning Spoon Carving (In-Person, Intergenerational) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

This is an introductory spoon carving class, great for beginners and those wanting to review the foundations of carving. Class will start with an overview of traditional knife grips and carving techniques. Students will be given the time and material to practice these skills on wooden sticks before carving a medium-sized serving or cooking spoon.…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 5 (In-Person) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 11:00AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Stone Balancing (In-Person) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

The piling of stones has been happening since ancient times, whether for spiritual purposes, identification of burial grounds, navigation, or other reasons.  Stone balancing has been compared to yoga practice, as the mind becomes focused and quiet during the process of balancing the stones.      Uniting elements of performance art, sculpture, and meditation, Peter Juhl…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 6 (In-Person) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 2:30PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Make Your Own Soap (In-Person) November 19, 2022

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—12:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Learn to make all natural soap with John Hanson, owner/maker of the Longfellow Soap Company Due to the use of lye (used as it has been for over 5,000 years in soap making), part of the class will be a demonstration, but the class also includes a hands-on section with attendee participation. Each student will…

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Free! Bluegrass Jam Session, 3rd Saturday in November (In-Person)

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

***This event requires NO registration! *** An essential skill of bluegrass music is the ability to take part in informal playing situations, also known as a “jam session”. Participants arrange themselves in a circle, choose a song from a common repertoire, sing, accompany each other, and play solos. Often, they do this despite no previous…

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FREE! Tuesday Knit Night (In-Person) November 15, 2022

Nov 15, 2022 6:30PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

***This event requires NO registration! Just come if you can and enjoy. Come as you are and bring a knitting project — whether you’re in the middle of one, or have a project you’ve been meaning to start.  If you don’t knit, bring your crochet or embroidery, spinning, or weaving. Find a new friend or…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 3 (In-Person) November 13, 2022

Nov 13, 2022 9:00AM—11:30AM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 4 (In-Person) November 13, 2022

Nov 13, 2022 12:30PM—3:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Bridge Basics November 5, 12, 19 & December 3, 2022

Nov 12, 2022 9:00AM—11:30AM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Learn the basics of contract bridge— bidding, scoring, and playing out cards. After this 4-session class students will know enough to enjoy the game outside of the classroom. Class will involve some instruction time to learn the ways of the game but also lots of time to play! With bridge you never stop learning, and…

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No More Boring Tofu: Sichuan Cooking (In-Person) November 12, 2022

Nov 12, 2022 10:30AM—12:30PM

Christ Lutheran Church 150 5th St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Mapo Tofu is having a moment in foodie circles these days, but instructor Patti Isaacs Rescigno has been cooking it for decades. This isn’t tofu masquerading as cheese, eggs, or meat;  it’s tofu in its unapologetic original form, with the ma-la (numbing and spicy) seasoning characteristic of China’s Sichuan province.    Since every good Chinese…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 1 (In-Person) November 12, 2022

Nov 12, 2022 11:00AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Foraged and Farmed Wreaths, Session 2 (In-Person) November 12, 2022

Nov 12, 2022 2:30PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Come make your own foraged and farmed evergreen wreaths with Hallie Chasensky, owner of Minminka flower farm in St. Croix Falls. Each student will make a wreath on a wire form using foraged foliage and farmed florals. You will leave with an understanding of which trees and varieties make the best and longest lasting wreaths. Folks and…

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Make Kransekake at Home! (Online) November 12 & 13, 2022

Nov 12, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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Learn the Scandinavian art of making Kransekake with a virtual two-day class. Both Denmark and Norway claim Kransekage (Danish) and Kransekake (Norwegian) as their own.  With a nod to both countries, Laurelei will walk you through the steps to create a beautiful 18-ring cake that is typically created for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, Christmas, and…

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Vintage Jewelry Tree (In-Person) November 12, 2022

Nov 12, 2022 12:00PM—4:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Learn how to give old or broken jewelry a second life! In this class you will learn how to make you own jewelry tree, heart, or whatever shape you like. Instructor Judy Sell will provide a felt lined 8”x10” black frame, tools, adhesive and small jewelry to fill the gaps. You provide jewelry you have…

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FREE Open Carving Session, 2nd Saturday of November (In-person)

Nov 12, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

Skill Level:   Any skill level, new to experiencedAge:  anyone 18 and above is welcome to attend any of our open sessions. This Free Open Carving will meet once a month on the 2nd Saturday of each month. No registration is required! Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to…

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Build a Wooden Paddle November Session 1 (In-Person)

Nov 11, 2022 2:00PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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 will take place over 3 days for a total of 9…

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Build a Wooden Paddle November Session 2 (In-Person)

Nov 11, 2022 6:00PM—9:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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 will take place over 3 days for a total of 9…

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Snowshoe Lacing (In-Person, Intergenerational) November 11-13, 2022

Nov 11, 2022 12:00PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

In this three-day class students will lace snowshoes that will last for generations.  The Ojibwe-style snowshoe kit provides Minnesota made white ash frames, tubular nylon lacing, and instruction booklet. These traditional snowshoes are more adaptable to differing snow conditions than modern aluminum snowshoes. Taught by Peta Barrett, owner of Women’s Wilderness Discovery based out of Ely,…

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Suminagashi and Bookbinding (In-Person) November 5, 2022

Nov 05, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. , MN 55047

Suminagashi means “floating ink” and that’s exactly what you’ll do in this paper marbling class. Ink drops are floated on water, and as the moving air or slight movements cause the ink drops to spread and swirl, we will capture the patterns on paper dropped over the water surface. Next we will create a simple…

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