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CLASS CALENDAR MAY 2017 5/20 Nature Writing: Spring in the North 5/20 Beginning Pine Needle Basketry 5/20 Intro to Herbalism 5/26 Apple Strudel 5/27 Walnut Potica 5/27 Intro to Writing Haiku Poetry 5/27-28 Create Your Own Hardbound Book 5/28 Learn to Make Your Own Pasties 5/28 Spring Edibles 5/30 BBCP* Spruce Root Field Harvest 5/31 BBCP Spruce Root Field Harvest JUNE 2017 6/1 Intro to Log Building 6/3 Build an Aldo Leopold Bench 6/5 Northwoods Gardening 6/6-15 Intro to Drawing (4 classes) 6/8 Intro to Inkle Loom Weaving 6/10-11 ELY’S GREAT AMERICAN CANOE FESTIVAL 6/10 Caned Foot Stool 6/10 Basic Canoeing 6/10 Kids in the BWCA 6/10 Canoe Rescue 6/10 Secrets of Canoe Racing 6/10 Night and Day: June Planets and the Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse 6/11 Packing and Portaging Your Canoe 6/11 BWCA Emergencies - Prevention and Management 6/11 Whitewater Canoeing Skills 6/16 Learn to Knit a Norwegian Style Sweater (3 days) 6/17 Make Electricity from the Sun 6/17 Lichens, Mosses, Ferns: Unsung Heroes of the North Woods 6/17 Intro to Herbalism 6/23-24 FINNISH MIDSUMMER WEEKEND 6/23 Wet Felted Basket 6/23 Finnish Concert with Diane Jarvi 6/24 Saami Friendship Bracelet - Beginners 6/24 Summer Solstice Kantele Workshop 6/24-25 Photographing Orchids with Ken Hupila (watch a video here) 6/25 Saami Friendship Bracelet - Intermediate 6/27 BBCP Birch Bark Field Harvest 6/28 Intro to Stained Glass 6/29 Apple Strudel 6/29 Sustainable Living - Open Forum 6/29 Make a Simple Beaded Necklace & Earring Set 6/30 Learn to Make Your Own Pasties JULY 2017 7/1 Walnut Potica 7/3 Northwoods Gardening 7/6 Fairy Funshop 7/7-8 Stained Glass Easy Mosaic 7/7 Walnut Potica 7/7 Intro to Inkle Loom Weaving 7/9 I Intro to Stained Glass 7/11 Wild Colors-Natural Dyeing with Local Plants 7/12 Apple Strudel 7/13 Fairy Funshop 7/15 Learn to Make Your Own Pasties 7/15 Intro to Weaving: Cardboard Loom 7/19 Intro to Herbalism 7/19-20 Create Your Own Hardbound Book 7/20 Fairy Funshop 7/22 Making Unique Greeting Cards 7/27 Fairy Funshop 7/28 Blueberry Jam: a wonderful way to get your antioxidants! 7/29 Blueberry Strudel 7/29 Craft a Cobweb Broom AUGUST 2017 8/3 Fairy Funshop 8/5 Intro to Herbalism 8/7 Northwoods Gardening 8/10 Fairy Funshop 8/10 Sustainable Living - Open Forum 8/11-13 CANOE COUNTRY TRADITIONS 8/11 Flint Knapping 8/17 Fairy Funshop 8/17 Create Your Own Coloring Book Page 8/19-20 Create Your Own Hardbound Book 8/19 Intro: Inkle Loom Weaving 8/24 Fairy Funshop 8/24 Felt for the Home: Silk and Felt Table Runners 8/26 Wild Colors-Natural Dyeing with Local Plants 8/30 Canning Tomatoes: Discover how easy and tasty! 8/31 Fairy Funshop SEPTEMBER 2017 9/2 Fur Trapping, Hands-on 9/1-4 FORAGERS WEEKEND Antler Basket Tray Woven Cattail Cup Coasters Splint Reed Foot Stool Used Belt Foot Stool 9/4 Making Slovenian Canned Peppers 9/11 Northwoods Gardening 9/11 Walnut Potica 9/15-16 Designing Norwegian Style Mittens 9/30 Capturing Fall Colors 9/30 Crab Apple Jelly: Harvest, Preparation and Canning 9/30-10/1 Beginning Millinery & Haberdashery: The Blocked Felt Hat