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July 2018

Stitching and Dyeing the Shibori Way

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Cost: $80

This class has been canceled per request of the instructor.

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August 2018

Writing in Nature

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Cost: $37

Join writer, teacher and editor Marlene Broemer as you enjoy nature walking about the park trails close to the Folk School. Explore writings about nature that highlight nature experiences and write about your own explorations in the wilderness. All ages 12 and above are welcome. Families may attend together. Students need to be proficient in English and be interested in writing. Bring a laptop, tablet or notebook. The Old Carpenter Shop/Folk School does not have WiFi. All ages 12 and…

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Antlers Gone Wild!

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Cost: $86

This class is cancelled per request from the instructor. She needs rotator cuff surgery, and drilling the antlers to use in the project is very painful for her. She wants to schedule a class in 2019.

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Everyday Reed Tote

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Cost: $56

Returning basketry instructor Poppy Hatinger will guide you as you weave a reed tote basket with Shaker-style handles using heritage techniques basket makers used in times past. You will select one of two design choices to decorate the sides and learn chicken scratch technique to construct the bottom of the basket. Beginners and ages 12 and older are welcome. Students need to bring: scissors, a ruler or tape measure, a dish pan, and a spray bottle. The instructor will provide…

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Lake of the Clouds in Stained Glass

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Cost: $42

Laura Hamlett will help you create a personalized scene of the Lake of the Clouds that is approximately 8"x10" with 20 pieces of glass. This is a more advanced class for which no previous glass experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring glasses if you need them for close work. A minimum of¬†5 students need to be registered by Saturday, August 18 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 8 students. To register for this class use…

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October 2018

Create a Cutting Board

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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Cost: $55

The date and time shown are for Day 1 of the 3 day class. Day 2 meets on October 27 from 10:00 a.m.--noon. Day 3 meets on October 28 from noon--2 o'clock. Please note the information for all 3 days on your calendar. Master Woodworker Dave Rasmussen will guide you as you select your wood and glue it for finishing into a straight stick cutting board on Friday. Sand and router your cutting board and finish the straight stick design…

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