Wednesday, June 21, 2017, times TBA ET

Summer Solstice Celebration

Be part of the fire ceremony; sing with other Solstice celebrators. Then move into the Folk School building for music featuring Tanya Stanaway from Ishpeming singing Finnish songs. Enjoy the companionship of others from near and far as you celebrate the longest day of the year.

Check for updates as plans progress. We look forward to seeing you there.


This is a FREE event sponsored by the Friends of the Porkies.


  Questions? Call 906-884-7663 or e-mail




Read this for information about applying to be an Artist in Residence in 2017 or winter, 2018.



From the Folk School workshop to your kitchen. Handmade wooden spatulas that we’ll be selling at Folk School classes and craft fairs. Each is one of a kind and will dress up your utensil collection.fsspatulas122b


Barb Braithwaite and Sally Berman in Saginaw for the Governor’s Service Award reception and celebration on August 30, 2016. Lovely recognition for the Friends of the Porkies!



Times shown are Central Daylight Time.


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AIRP Public Presentations for 2016

May 21, 2016

Save the Dates Here are the Artist in Residence public presentations for 2016. Thursday, July 14, 2016: Sam Knecht will set up his easel at the Lake of the Clouds parking area to demonstrate his painting technique. Sam will be available to discuss his work and to answer questions from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. […]

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Tracking the Beast Book Signing at the Park

May 18, 2016

Saturday, July 2 at 2 p.m. EDT at the Porkies Visitor Center. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

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