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Everything about North House is first rate and excellent. Came for a day and a half class on net making. Mercedes the instructor is outstanding. She know just when to let students figure it out themselves and when to gently lend a hand. The staff...More
Went to North House for the Wooden Boat Festival snd Summer Stolice. Fabulous! Interesting people who are true artists in their crafts. Demonstrations were engaging with felt fish making for the kids. Fun silent auction supporting North House. Local restaurants collaborated on a chowder bowl...More
We were here for Unplugged, took the singing & ukulele class and attended the Flannel Gala. We met great people and thoroughly enjoyed our short time here! We will definitely be back and I know I'll be taking more classes, as there are classes for...More
Crafts, teaching lost arts and new craftsmanship. A boat (a two-master) for short cruises. Baking. Sewing. Basket making. Fishery. Canoe making. Cabinetry/joinery. A friend is going to take a four day course on building stone pizza ovens! A small craft shop on site.
I have enrolled in classes three times. The first was a bread making class with our teenage daughter and a friend. It was great and I enjoyed the wood fire oven. Soap making is a perfect class for a beginner and I'll be taking a...More
Many classes to choose from, sign up early because classes fill up quickly. I took a beginning knitting class with the instructor coming from Wisconsin. My class was on the second floor over looking the harbor-beautiful view. The instructor was friendly, very patient and gave...More
I took a bead painting class at North House Folk School with Jo Wood, whose artwork I've admired for a long long time. She was a delightful and generous teacher and I learned exactly what I wanted to learn
I have always wanted to take one of their courses and finally signed up for Eric Moshier's masonry mass stove course. I was impressed with how organized the whole weekend went from our instructor, all the interns and the rest of the folks working at...More
After fantasizing over their curriculum for years, we finally signed up for the weekend Sausage Making Class. 8 students were in attendance, so a very reasonable class size. Jake is an excellent instructor: organized, efficient, flexible. He made sure everyone had a chance for a...More
My husband and I took the Hjordis boat ride and it was nice. We had been trying to do this for a couple years but finally did it. It was a day with a light wind so we were able to get all the sails...More
If you visit our website and hover over "Courses" in the top menu, there's a :by date" option. This will bring you to a calendar view of all of our coursework. We'd recommend signing up as soon as possible, as space is... More
If you visit our website and hover over "Courses" in the top menu, there's a :by date" option. This will bring you to a calendar view of all of our coursework. We'd recommend signing up as soon as possible, as space is limited in the courses.
Another option that might interest you is our Summer Public Programs, they include a bread baking mini course on Thursdays and a timber frame construction mini class on Fridays. More information can be found under "Programs," then click on Public Programs.
If you have further questions, feel free to give us a call at 218-387-9762!