Prairie Smoke to Play Contra Dance-April 25th!

Got a hankering to swing your partner or any partner at the Driftless Folk School Contra dance? –No experience required. The Prairie Smoke Band and Jessie Downs and Liz Voz as callers. Celebrate Spring! April 25th, This Saturday Instruction: 7:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m....

April 1st Newsletter

These specialty Driftless Folk School courses are almost full: Traditional Folk Twarking, Starting a Squirrel Nut Dairy Farm, Build Your Own Jet Pack,Toothpick Carving and Construction, Community Whistling Circle..don’t miss out..Read our newsletter...

Ramps, Raspberries, Ready for Spring-

March Newsletter is Online The snow has recently melted on our new campus, revealing ambitious tiny sprouts. We know how these young, determined plants feel: bright eyed and bushy tailed. Ready to stretch our legs and get to work, and a little surprised by the...

Last Chance: Bench to Table Class

Last Chance to Sign Up for Basic Carpentry and Woodworking skills from a master craftsman who loves to teach. After the class you will be able to replicate a multi­-use bench to table. If you want to build one to take home in the class, it will be an additional $60....

Our Valentine to You-New Website and Catalog!

Ever considered building your own windmill, carving a paddle, writing a song, preparing a french dinner, forging this season’s hoe, raku-firing a handmade pot? Join a team to build benches that turn into tables,  a masonry wood fired bread/pizza oven (yeah to...

Dancing Our Way to Spring-Feb. 2nd

Dancing Our Way to Spring! New website is in first phase of launch-members and supporters are reviewing! The new Spring/Summer catalog is at the printer-available Feb 14th! 90 Courses and 4 monthly circles, Rampfest and Spoon Gathering! Every course in the catalog is...
Song/String Circle -Third Wednesday Every Month

Song/String Circle -Third Wednesday Every Month

 Third Wednesday – 6:30-8:30 ARK The song/string circle is held the Third Wednesday of every month at the ARK .It is open to musicians and singers who enjoy performing in a friendly and relaxed setting where the emphasis is on having fun as well as learning to...

Wow What a Year! 2014 in Quick Review

As this exciting year comes to a close, our hearts are warmed and our inspiration is aglow. We look back at a monumental year in the history of the Driftless Folk School: the year we began to lay out a homestead. We earnestly marked its corner posts and sank its first...