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July 2021

Natural Artisan Soap

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$42

This class has been cancelled.

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Hammered Copper Jewelry

July 30 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$40

Registration is closed due to reaching maximum enrollment.    

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Ecoprinting on Cards Using Natural Dyes

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$38

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August 2021

Northern Lights in Stained Glass

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$40

Instructor: Laura Hamlett. Imagine having the northern lights flashing through your window year-round. Use the copper foil method do create the aurora borealis in stained glass. A minimum of 4 students need to be registered by Friday, July 30 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 8 students.  To register for this class, click "Add to Cart" below or call 906-884-7663. For information about refunds, click on the Refund Policy link at the bottom of the Folk School page.…

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Eco Printing and Natural Dyeing

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$81

This class is cancelled at the instructors' request.

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Campers’ Memories

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$12

Instructor: Marlene Broemer. Join a writing workshop to record their memories of Lake Superior and nature of the Porkies. Take a short nature hike and use some printed and crafts materials to create a permanent memory of the Park.  The class will be coordinated with the Park Host’s activities.   A minimum of 4 students need attend in order to hold the class. Maximum of 10 students.  To register for this class, click "Add to Cart" below or call 906-884-7663.…

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Pint Cozy

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$60

Instructor: Karen Tembreull. Begin with a birch bark base, add willow bark on the sides, use cotton thread as a twiner and weave a basket that will fit a pint mason jar. Karen will provide the jars. Bring a lunch. All levels of weavers ages 16 and older are welcome. A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Friday, July 30 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 14 students.  To register for this class, click "Add…

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Willow Serving Tray

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$40

Registration for this class is closed due to maximum enrollment.      

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Cane Wrapped Stones

August 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$28

Instructor: Poppy Hatinger. Wrap smooth stones using cane and other lacing materials, simple knots and embellishments to create unique accent pieces for your home. Expect to take home 3 completed stones. Ages 10 and older are welcome. Bring some stones to wrap. The instructor will have a limited supply. Bring scissors, forceps or needle nose pliers, and a small hand towel. A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Sunday, August 8 in order to hold the class.…

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September 2021

Blacksmithing for the Beginner: Lesson 1

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Folk School Building, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
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$44

Instructors Payne Anne and Bill of Peninsula Hotworks will teach by example beginning techniques of traditional blacksmithing, including how to manage and work a coal fired forge,  while safely using tongs and hammers to shape your own hand-forged S hooks and Drive Hooks.  Each participant will take home four finished hooks. No prior experience necessary.  Open to ages 10 and up with adult supervision. You must wear natural fiber clothing, long pants and closed toe shoes. All other safety equipment…

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