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September 2019

Neon Lights in Stained Glass

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$37

An exciting new stained glass class for 2019! Have you ever seen the northern lights flash through the sky? Instructor Laura Hamlett will guide you in making your own stained glass vision of the spectacle. Using the copper foil method of stained glass artistry,  you will select colors to assemble a scenic piece with or without the neon lights of the aurora borealis. Laura provides all materials for students age teen through senior citizen. A minimum of 4 students need…

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Wisdom to Survive: a Conservation Film

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Porcupine Mountains State Park Visitor Center, 33303 Headquarters Road
Silver City, 49953
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Wisdom to Survive accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, "What is keeping us from action?" The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society, and the lives of billions of people. Will we have the wisdom to survive? The film features leaders and activists in the realms of science, economics and spirituality discussing how we can evolve and take…

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Discover Silver Metal Clay

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$65

Discover a new art medium, metal clay, a product made from recycled copper, silver or gold reclaimed from film, dental work or computer boards. Follow directions from instructor Kristy Walden to mold a sample of silver metal clay, texture it, shape it, and fire it just as you would ceramic clay. After firing, the material that resembles and works like ceramic clay, is transformed into pure silver metal. Buff it, polish it, burnish it, paint it, patina it. You will…

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October 2019

Racing to Zero: a Conservation Film

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Porcupine Mountains State Park Visitor Center, 33303 Headquarters Road
Silver City, 49953
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Racing To Zero is a quick-moving, upbeat documentary presenting new solutions to the global problem of waste. By simply substituting the word RESOURCE for the word GARBAGE, a culture can be transformed, and a new wealth of industries can emerge. Three years ago the mayor of San Francisco pledged to achieve zero waste by 2020. Racing to Zero tracks San Francisco’s waste stream diversion tactics and presents innovative new solutions to waste. This film documents a surprising, engaging and inspiring…

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Alex Gilford: Connections between Painting and Emotion Workshop

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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As you paint, do your emotions guide your color choices? Most definitely yes! Our fourth 2019 Artist in Residence, Alex Gilford, will help you discover the connection in this workshop.  

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Create a Cutting Board: Day 1 of 3

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$58

This has been a very popular class. Design and make your own wood cutting or serving board using either a straight stick (2 class periods) or a chevron (3 class periods) design. Instructor Dave Rasmussen will teach you how to use to several woodworking skills that you will use to create an amazing, beautiful, show-stopping cutting board. Day 1: select and glue the wood strips for your cutting board. One class fee covers all sessions. Students age 14 and older with…

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Create a Cutting Board: Day 2 of 3

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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This has been a very popular class. Design and make your own wood cutting or serving board using either a straight stick (2 class periods) or a chevron (3 class periods) design. Instructor Dave Rasmussen will teach you how to use to several woodworking skills that you will use to create an amazing, beautiful, show-stopping cutting board. Day 2: finish your straight strip board or use it to set up your chevron board. See Day 1 for the class fee.…

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Create a Cutting Board: Day 3 of 3

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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This has been a very popular class. Design and make your own chevron wood cutting or serving board using your straight stick (2 class periods) design. Instructor Dave Rasmussen will teach you how to use to several woodworking skills that you will use to create an amazing, beautiful, show-stopping cutting board. See Day 1 for the class fee. One class fee covers all sessions. Students age 14 and older with basic woodworking skills are welcome. Please bring routers and palm…

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