Get Involved with the Ely Winter Festival

Written by Lucy Soderstrom, Program Director The Ely Winter Festival is right around the corner! The ten biggest days of winter in Ely may have a bit less snow than last year, but there are infinite things to do both outside and inside! Sew a beaver hat, learn the basics of blacksmithing, bead a snowflake, […]

February Newsletter

Welcome Winter Festival February is quite the month for both the Ely Folk School and for local folks in town. From the snow blocks for sculpting to the artwork being hung in store windows, it is exciting to see all the activity. This is my second year working for the Ely Art Walk and we have […]

Nobody does winter better!

The Ely Winter Festival is a 10-day celebration of winter, life outdoors, and the people who live here. Events have changed over the years, but the passion people have for this event has never faded.  Dealing with the cold weather is a common complaint for many. If you live in Ely year round, you have […]

Get Ready For Winter Festival

Winter greetings, crafters! At the folk school, we are getting ready and excited for Ely Winter Festival to happen! We are hosting many different classes in person and virtually, indoors and outdoors. Not only is our space a host for the Ely Art Walk, we will be sending art made by our ceramics and stained glass students to […]