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Grand Marais Art Colony Upcoming Classes

August is a great month to find an inspiring class at the Art Colony!  We'll host everything from printmaking, to glass and outdoor painting.  Call today to register: 218-387-2737

Gyotaku: The Dao of Fishy-ness with Cameron Norman

August 8 - 9 | 1.5 days
Tuition: $115 | Supply Fee:$28

Silkscreen Onto Encaustic with Jeff Hirst

August 10 - 12 | 3 days
Tuition: $345 | Supply Fee: $75

The Habit of Painting: Advanced Acrylic with Kat Corrigan

August 10 - 14 | 5 days
Tuition: $475 | Supply Fee: $35

How to View Contemporary Art with Charles Matson Lume

Friday, August 14 | 7pm
Tuition: $10

The Art of Personal Writing with Peter Blau

Aug. 15 - 16 | 2 days
Tuition: $150 | Supply Fee:$6

Driftwood Sculpture with Tom Christiansen

August 15 - 16 | 2 days
Tuition: $150 | Supply Fee: $9

One at a Time: Monoprint Methods with Dean Trisko

August 15 - 16 | 2 days
Tuition:$170 | Supply Fee: $28

Sumi-e: Painting From the Heart with Susan Frame

August 17 - 21 | 5 days
Tuition: $525

The Art of Collage: Youth Class (for ages 9 - 16) with Kim Knutson

August 19 | 1 - 4pm
Tuition: $20

Oil Painting Plein Air with Neil Sherman

August 21 - 23 | 2.5 days
Tuition: $190

Letterpress Printing: Posters with Mary Bruno

August 21 - 23 | 3 days
Tuition: $285 | Supply Fee: $28

CONTACT: Grand Marais Art Colony
PHONE: 218-387-2737
DATE: 08/07/2015 12:01pm

Tomorrow! Kids Baking Class at North House

Hey kids! Join North House Folk School on Saturdays this August for kids only classes at 1 pm. Each two hour class costs $20 per student. Advanced registration is required; please call the office at 218-387-9762 or stop by the main office at our campus on the harbor to sign up.

Time for Fika! Swedish Baking  – August 8
The most important time of the day in Sweden is snack time, so we’re going to prepare a couple of easy Swedish recipes: cinnamon rolls and blueberry juice! You’ll learn about Vikings and spices, how to roll a cinnamon roll, and have a delicious snack with the other students in your class. Ages 8 and up.

Starting Fires with Friction – August 15
Kindle your interest in all things fire during this kids only course. We will talk about many aspects of fire and try our hand at starting fire with flint and steel and bow drill techniques. You will take home a few fire starting materials and knowledge of how to handle fire safely. Ages 10 and up.

Make a Northwoods Mask – August 22
Investigate the myths and stories of our north woods and how we can use masks and props to tell the story. Students will gain knowledge about local natural materials as we make our masks and develop our own stories. Ages 9 and up welcome.

Simple Sewing – August 29
Try your hand at making colorful patches for your backpack or clothing! You will learn how to use an iron to press fabric, practice hand sewing, and use a sewing machine. Feel free to bring a torn piece of clothing to patch up! Ages 8 and up.

For more information about these and other upcoming summer programs, please stop by or give us a call!

CONTACT: North House Folk School
PHONE: 218-387-9762
DATE: 08/07/2015 08:32am

Earth Wind and Todd at the Gunflint Tavern Friday night!

A rare appearance at the Gunflint Tavern for this well loved local '70's dance band. Come on out and dance to your favorite pop, funk, soul and disco under the stars. Cheers! 8:30- 12:00

CONTACT: Todd Miller
PHONE: 218-387-9441
DATE: 08/06/2015 03:12pm

Kinji Akagawa Events - CANCELLED

The Art Colony regrets that the Kinji Akagawa public lecture scheduled for today is cancelled (along with his class and Saturday scheduled event).  

Please call the Art Colony with any questions.

CONTACT: Grand Marais Art Colony
PHONE: 218-387-2737
DATE: 08/05/2015 12:50pm

Permit to Carry / Handgun Safety

This 2 in 1 detailed course meets and exceeds the Minnesota Personal Protection Act's requirements regarding Permit to Carry Certification. Whether you have never fired a handgun before and just want to learn, are interested in acquiring your permit to carry, or are looking to renew certification this is the course for you.

Class will be conducted on August 29th at noon. Class registration ends on August 24th at noon.

Materials needed for the course:

- Functioning handgun of any caliber*

- 50 rounds of ammunition*

- Ear protection

- Eye protection

- Valid ID

- $80 fee*

*Handgun rental and ammunition can be provided by instructor at additional expense.

To Register

For more course information or to register for the August 29th noon class please email:  or  651-373-5504  before August 24th at noon.

About Instructor

Ty Backlund is from Grand Marais, enlisted in the US Army, served in Afghanistan, and is now a certified firearm instructor in accordance with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (BCA).

CONTACT: Ty Backlund
PHONE: 651-373-5504
DATE: 08/03/2015 08:58pm

Crystal's Log Cabin Quilt Shop Hours

Crystal's Log Cabin Quilt Shop Hours

Open 7 days a week/ 10:00am - 5:00pm

CONTACT: Kim Nelson
DATE: 08/03/2015 12:56pm