Ely Folk School

The Ely Folk School is home to a variety of classes from jewelry making to blacksmithing.  On the first Friday of every month, Betty Firth tells us all about what activities will be happening that month at the folk school.  Herbal infused oils, skin treatments, pine basket weaving and so much more are included in the offerings this month! Click here for a full schedule.  If you know of someone who is a blacksmith, they are looking to connect with a blacksmith to advance their blacksmithing classes as well. 

Every first Friday of the month, we connect wtih Betty Firth from the Ely Folk School. She tell us all about the amazing classes and events happening at the folk school throughout the month!  After talking with her we're all salivating and wishing we knew how to make apple strudel!  Other offerings at the folk school this month include potica making, creating diamond willow walking sticks, pine needle basketry, forest bathing and much more! Check out the Ely Folk School website for a full listing.  

Betty Firth, program director for the Ely Folk School connects with us on the first Friday of every month to tell us about the upcoming classes and happenings the folk school is involved with.  The month of May is full of intriguing options for learning. A soil clinic, a beaded necklace class, embroidery workshop, pine needle basketry class and even instruction on making pasties and preparing wild spring edibles are all offered! Check out the folk school website for information!

We check in with the Ely Folk School every First Friday to find out what kinds of arts and cultural events are happening up there.  This morning Betty Firth filled us in on a variety of events including  pine needle basketry classes happening this weekend and some special classes taking place at the end of the month.  Teh folk school will host a series of events about the night sky and the dark sky movement.  Introductions to photographic software, taking pictures of the northern lights, a night photography class, and, among other courses, a class about understanding the effects of light p

We spoke with Betty Firth from the Ely Folk School about the upcoming classes and events at the Folk School this month! We learned what a capote is(a coat made from a blanket) and learned about upcoming classes on chaga mushrooms, wirewrapping jewelry and more.  The Folk School will take a break from regular hours from December 15th thru January 13th, but will be open and offering a wide range of classes during the last half of January as they ramp up for the winter festival in Ely.  

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