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July 2014

Creating Well-BE-ing by Crowding Out Stress*

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructors Shelley Roy and Andrea Christopher $55 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $55 Total Fee Friends Members $50 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $50 Total Fee Registration Deadline is July 4, 2014 “I found the class relaxing and at the same time energizing. It was a wonderful day for taking the time to reflect on self.” Barb B, 2013 class participant So what are you creating? Every year thousands of Americans report an increase in their…

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Handspun Landscape in Tapestry

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor Ruth Manning $65 Class Fee + $15 Materials Cost = $80 Total Fee Friends Members $50 Class Fee + $15 Materials Cost = $65 Total Fee Registration Deadline is Thursday, July 3, 2014 Use your unique handspun yarn and roving to create the landscape that surrounds you. Students will weave a small landscape in tapestry technique using handspun yarns to contrast with a variety of commercial spun yarns. We will discuss loom set up, basic tapestry weaving technique, and…

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Beach Art Class*

July 26

Instructors Tina Davidson, Debby and Henry Kisor $5 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $5 Total Fee Friends Members $4 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $4 Total Fee Comb the beach for “treasures” and then create your Beach Art Masterpiece. No experience required. Participants can bring either their own beach finds (rocks, glass, driftwood) or use things provided by the instructor, to make a framed collage or small sculpture out of your treasures.  Students will use gorilla…

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August 2014

Children’s Workshop Build a Birdhouse*

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor Don Chastan $5 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $5 Total Fee Friends Members $0 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = FREE Registration Deadline is Friday, July 25, 2014 Build a simple wooden birdhouse with all supplies furnished by the instructor.  Smaller children can paint a completed birdhouse as their project; older kids and adults will construct their birdhouse, and if time permits, decorate theirs. (Younger children  who will be painting should bring an old shirt or…

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A Midsummer’s Eve Storytelling*

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor Tracy Chipman $15 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $15 Total Fee Friends Members: $10 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $10 Total Fee Children 6-10 years = $5 Children 5 and under = Free Registration deadline is July 23, 2014 An evening of story telling in the woods, at the Folk School 50 spaces available; 5 students needed to hold the class Please call 906-884-7663 to register or e-mail *This class has been partially sponsored by…

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Storytelling 101 – An Introduction to the Power of Storytelling*

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor Tracy Chipman $60 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $60 Total Fee Friends Members $55 Class Fee + $0 Materials Fee = $55 Total Fee Registration deadline is July 23, 2014 For thousands of years humanity has used storytelling to record its histories, to entertain, to commemorate and to explain the mysteries of the universe. Please join storyteller Tracy Chipman for a daylong foray in the wide and wonderful world of storytelling. We will explore a variety of…

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Adirondack Chair*

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor Don Chastan $35 Class Fee + $30 Materials Cost = $65 Total Fee Friends Members: $30 Class Cost + $30 Materials Fee = $60 Total Fee Registration deadline is Friday, August 1, 2014 Build a traditional, comfortable Adirondack chair from prepared pine. Instructor will guide the student in measuring, cutting, construction and fastening. Tools, fasteners, and wood will be provided at class. The chair will be ready to paint or varnish by the student at home. The instructor will…

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Cedar Bark Twill Basket*

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor Dawn Walden $45 Class Fee + $30 Material Fee = $75 Total Fee Friends Members $40 Class Fee + $30 Materials Fee = $70 Total Fee Registration Deadline is Friday, August 8, 2014 Students will weave a Twill Cedar Basket with folded rim. Students may bring their own small scissors and large-eye needle if they have them.  Tools will be provided by the Instructor. To Register or Questions call 906-884-7663 or e-mail *This class sponsored by the instructor.

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Birch Bark Container

August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm

Instructor Dawn Walden $138 Class Fee + $25 Materials Fee = $163 Total Fee Friends Members $125 Class Fee + $25 Materials Fee = $150 Total Fee Registration Deadline is Friday, August 8, 2014 Participants will learn to stitch birch bark with roots using an awl and apply a simple ash rim.  The minimum size of the container will be approx. 3”high x 6”l x 3”d.  Materials provided include split and prepared cedar roots, prepared birch bark, and prepared cedar…

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1-day Acrylics Workshop

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor Judy Hiltunen $15 Class Fee + $10 Materials Cost = $25 Total fee  Friends Members: $10 Class Fee + $10 Materials Cost = $20 Total Fee Registration Deadline is August 20, 2014 Students will be introduced to the facets of acrylic painting such as color, complement, brushes and supplies while  painting a simple still life.  All supplies are included. To Register or Questions call 906-884-7663 or e-mail

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