Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

July 2018

Alexander Landerman Drawing Demostration

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: FREE

Create a sketchbook using materials provided by Artist in Residence Alexander Landerman. View Alexander's slide show and demonstrate pen and Ink, graphite and charcoal techniques as he tells you about his work. In explaining his approach to representing nature, Alexander stated "by anthropomorphizing animals and placing them in vulnerable or human-like positions, I encourage a connection between viewers and subject. Through suspending the subject in moments of tension, I subtly push feelings of discomfort, apathy, aggression or fear on the…

Find out more »

U. P. Stepping Stone in Stained Glass

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: $26

Laura Hamlett will guide you as you cut glass by hand and with a glass band saw. Then create your own design of the U.P. (or any other design you choose!) Take your stepping stone home with the knowledge and pattern mold to be able to make many more! Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring glasses if you need them for close work. A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Friday, July 20 in order to hold the…

Find out more »

Stitching and Dyeing the Shibori Way

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: $80

This class has been canceled per request of the instructor.

Find out more »
August 2018

Saving Snow – Conservation Film Series

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Porkies Visitor Center, 33303 Headquarters Road
Silver City, MI 49953 United States
Cost: FREE

Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat as they lose their snow. An epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures unfolds as ski towns and the snow sports industry pave the way towards a clean energy. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=saving+snow+trailer&view=detail&mid=9B154A688634D9845B929B154A688634D9845B92&FORM=VIRE

Find out more »

Writing in Nature

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: $37

Join writer, teacher and editor Marlene Broemer as you enjoy nature walking about the park trails close to the Folk School. Explore writings about nature that highlight nature experiences and write about your own explorations in the wilderness. All ages 12 and above are welcome. Families may attend together. Students need to be proficient in English and be interested in writing. Bring a laptop, tablet or notebook. The Old Carpenter Shop/Folk School does not have WiFi. All ages 12 and…

Find out more »

Antlers Gone Wild!

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: $86

This class is cancelled per request from the instructor. She needs rotator cuff surgery, and drilling the antlers to use in the project is very painful for her. She wants to schedule a class in 2019.

Find out more »

Everyday Reed Tote

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: $56

Returning basketry instructor Poppy Hatinger will guide you as you weave a reed tote basket with Shaker-style handles using heritage techniques basket makers used in times past. You will select one of two design choices to decorate the sides and learn chicken scratch technique to construct the bottom of the basket. Beginners and ages 12 and older are welcome. Students need to bring: scissors, a ruler or tape measure, a dish pan, and a spray bottle. The instructor will provide…

Find out more »

Lake of the Clouds in Stained Glass

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Union Bay Campground, 107th Engineers Memorial Hwy
Ontonagon, MI 49953 United States
+ Google Map
Cost: $42

Laura Hamlett will help you create a personalized scene of the Lake of the Clouds that is approximately 8"x10" with 20 pieces of glass. This is a more advanced class for which no previous glass experience is required. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring glasses if you need them for close work. A minimum of 5 students need to be registered by Saturday, August 18 in order to hold the class. Maximum of 8 students. To register for this class use…

Find out more »

Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

August 24 - August 26
Porcupine Mountains Winter Sports Complex
Cost: see the website

Go to www.porkies.org, hover over "helping the park," and select "Porcupine Mountains Music Festival" from the drop down menu.  The Music Festival committee will update information about dates, times, and artists who will perform in 2018. Check the website early and often to stay informed about the 14th Annual Music Festival.    

Find out more »

Daniel Stine – Oil Painting Demenstration at PMMF

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Porcupine Mountains Winter Sports Complex
Cost: FREE

Daniel Stine from Ypsilanti,Michigan will be demonstrating oil painting and drawing on Saturday August 25 on the grounds of the Porcupine Mountains Music festival. The location and time of the demonstration is to be determined and weather dependent. Watch for signs at PMMF on August 25.

Find out more »
+ Export Events