Molly Olson

The Ely Folk School has been up and running since 2015.  It's quickly become a community gathering space that feels like it's simply always been there.  Offering a wide variety of classes including and certainly not limited to blacksmithing, quilting, felting, canoe building, and potica making, the folk school is bringing the ways of the past into the current day, preserving skills from yesterday and ensuring their place in the future.  Molly Olson served on the board of directors of the Folk School for two years.  She adores the folk

The Ely Folk School builds community  by providing learning experiences that celebrate the wilderness, heritage, art, history, culture and craft of the people of northern Minnesota.  We check in with Molly Olson from the Ely Folk School on the first Friday of each month and she tips us off on the upcoming events. 

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We spoke with Katie Marshall from the MacRostie Arts Center in Grand Rapids, Molly Olson from the Ely Folk School and Katie Carter from the KBXE studio this morning about what's happening in the arts and culture scene around the area.   February is busy month in northern Minnesota.   Inspiring art exhibits, sweet live music, snow sculptures, ice fishing, cross country skiing and theater are just a few things that might be of interest to you.