Learn Something New

Learn a true traditional Northern craft this Spring. The North House Folk School in Grand Marais is leading the way with courses offered in birding by ear: mid-migration, market basket weaving and build your own fishing rod to name a few. Check out the North House Calendar

FYI, Students Save 10% on Lodging at East Bay Suites!

Courses You May Want To Consider

Black Ash Market Basket – Instructors: Kerry Lamberston & April Stone

The market basket will take you many places: from the market to the beach, from picnics to grocery stores.

3-Day Course: Fri, May 17th, 2019  –  Sun, May 19th, 2019 – 9am-5pm


Design Your Own Small House – Instructor: Mark Hansen

If you have ever dreamed of building your own small home, shop, sauna, studio, or cabin, this course is for you.

2-Day Course: Sat, May 4th, 2019  –  Sun, May 5th, 2019


Crafting the Throwing Axe – Instructor: Cody Myers

Popularized today by many historical reenactors of the fur trade era, the throwing axe is a weapon that is deeply embedded in North American history.

4-Day Course: Thu, Apr 18th, 2019  –  Sun, Apr 21st, 2019


Black Ash Pack Baskets – Instructor: Ian Andrus

The black ash pack basket: it’s beautiful, highly functional and can be made using simple materials.

3-Day Course: Fri, Jul 26th, 2019  –  Sun, Jul 28th, 2019


Build Your Own Fishing Pole – Instructor: Kris Kristufek

There’s that old saying about teaching a man to fish, but this course lets students go a step beyond fishing to building their own fishing rods.

2.5 Day Course: Fri, Apr 26th, 2019  –  Sun, Apr 28th, 2019


8 Minute Walk to the Folk School from East Bay Suites