Create a Greenland Kayak Paddle with Dave Rasmussen, Session 1 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Design and construct a traditional Inuit kayak paddle that is tailored to your body size. The paddle is lightweight and efficient and helps to reducing paddling fatigue. During construction, you will use power tools to create the rough shape and then hand tools to craft the final product. Students age ...

$90

Create a Greenland Kayak Paddle with Dave Rasmussen, Session 2 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Finish your traditional Inuit kayak paddle that is tailored to your body size. The paddle is lightweight and efficient and helps to reducing paddling fatigue. During construction, you will use power tools to create the rough shape and then hand tools to craft the final product. Please bring a lunch. ...

Build an Aldo Leopold Bench with Dave Rasmussen

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Create a Leopold bench from treated lumber. Students may bring a helper to work on their bench with them. Ages 14 and older are welcome. Aldo Leopold was an internationally recognized figure in wildlife conservation and a pioneering author and philosopher on environmental ethics and land stewardship. The style of ...

$79

Whisk Broom with Sandy Lindblom

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Sweep up dust or small messes with your handmade whisk broom, a functional piece of art. We will be using broom corn and your choice of a wide variety of colored reed and nylon to tie, decorate, and  sew your broom. Ages 16 and older are welcome. A minimum of ...

$70

Summer Solstice Celebration: Free Event

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Join us for a celebration of the Summer Solstice, the most hours of daylight in the year. We'll have games, snacks, a performance of traditional Finnish dances by the Kivajat Dancers, and a "letting go" bonfire ceremony.   Directions: From the east: Follow Engineers Memorial Highway 107 west from Silver ...

Lake Reflections with Watercolor with Donna Lenard

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

You will pour watercolor to create luminous washes, dry, and finish by adding hints of nature. Your painting will recall those quiet and calm days when lake reflections are their most beautiful. You will explore bringing that feeling of serenity to your paintings. Students age 16 and older are welcome. ...

$55

Folk School Open House: Free Event

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Come to our open house to learn what a Folk School is all about. All ages are welcome. You'll find us in the Old Carpenter Shop in the historic complex of buildings near the Union Bay Campground. We will have more information about this event in the future. Directions: From ...

Shaker Six Board Chest with Don Chastan: Session 1 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Build a chest out of six pine boards and install hinges using hand and power tools. This chest makes an attractive storage place for linens, blankets, toys, or any other items that you want to store neatly away. You will stain or paint your chest at home. All tools will ...

$115

Six Board Shaker Chest with Don Chastan: Session 2 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Build a chest out of six pine boards and install hinges using hand and power tools. This chest makes an attractive storage place for linens, blankets, toys, or any other items that you want to store neatly away. You will stain or paint your chest at home. All tools will ...

Simple Handmade Sketchbooks and a Field Sketching Walk in the Park with Cynthia Cote

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Always have a sketchbook in your pocket! Learn to make at least two simple pocket sized sketchbooks; then draw in your books as we take a walk in the park. Cynthia Cote will share some tips on documenting your time in the Park as you fill your sketchbook. All materials ...

$39

Ice Dyeing 100% Cotton Fiber with Lu Opperman: Session 1 of 2

Learn how to dye fabric using ice cubes! You will take home four one of a kind items that you colored in a creative way.Lu will teach you how to manipulate cotton,woven fabrics, and knits. Day 1: Learn folding, layering and ice cube placement. Work with Fiber Reactive Procion Powder ...

$65

Ice Dyeing 100% Cotton Fiber with Lu Opperman: Session 2 of 2

Union Bay Folk School Building 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy, Ontonagon, MI, United States

Learn how to dye fabric using ice cubes! You will take home four one of a kind items that you colored in a creative way.Lu will teach you how to manipulate cotton,woven fabrics, and knits. Day 1: Learn folding, layering and ice cube placement. Work with Fiber Reactive Procion Powder ...

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