The Naughty List: Coal, Creation, and the Coniferous

Ely is a busy place – people are always thinking, learning, scheming about something. This doesn’t necessarily slow down during the holiday season. There’s a lot of collaboration, idea sharing, and inspiration in the air. One such example is the Call of Wild Poetry Evenings hosted by the Northern Lakes Arts Association are held at […]

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 […]

March Newsletter

View this email in your browser We want to hear from you Greetings everyone,     Our unusually warm weather has us all thinking of Spring, and here in the Folk School office we’re busy contacting instructors and scheduling a mix of online and on-site classes for the upcoming seasons. This is a great time to let […]

February News

Greetings, The Fest will look different this time, as have most events through this past year. I am eager to see the amazing artistry that will come from snow sculptors this weekend, although there will be fewer than in past years. Many people are getting out on sleds and dogs are running all over our lakes […]