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June 2024

Kids Sewing Class

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$25.00

Kids Sewing Date: Every Sunday starting June 2, 2024 (3pm-3:50pm) Cost: $25 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 5+ Instructor: TJ Daring Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us for a fun and educational sewing class where kids can learn to create their very own felt kitty! This class introduces beginning sewing techniques, perfect for young hands and budding crafters. Children will learn how to thread a large needle, tie knots, trace and cut patterns,…

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Watercolor Class

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$25.00

Watercolor Class Date: Every Sunday starting June 2, 2024 (4pm-4:50pm) Cost: $25 (includes materials) Level: All experience levels Instructor: TJ Daring Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us for a watercolor class where you can learn both beginning and advanced techniques. Each session starts with a quick lesson, allowing you to explore new methods and refine your skills. After the lesson, you’ll have the opportunity to create a beautiful watercolor card, putting your new knowledge…

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Knitting & Crocheting Class

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$25.00

Knitting & Crocheting Date: Every Sunday starting June 2, 2024 (5pm-5:50pm) Cost: $25 (includes materials to take home) Level: All experience levels Instructor: TJ Daring Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Embark on a creative journey with our knitting and crocheting class, where you’ll delve into both beginning and advanced techniques. Each session is designed to meet you where you are on your yarn-crafting journey, whether you’re a novice or have been knitting and crocheting for…

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Gourd Art – Thunder Gourd

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$100.00

Gourd Art – Thunder Gourd Date: June 5, 2024 (4pm-7pm) Cost: $100 (non-gourd patch members) $30 (gourd patch members; email us to get your promo code for this price) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Karen Smith & Linda Troute Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Create your own Thunder Gourd in this introductory gourd art class. Thunder Gourds are a unique musical interpretation of gourd art. Tap the hanging spring below the gourd and the sound…

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Mixed Media Mosaics

June 6 @ 8:30 am - June 8 @ 12:30 pm MDT

Date – Class: June 6-8, 2024 (8:30am-12:30pm) Date – Open Studio: June 6-7, 2024 (2pm-5pm) Cost: $350 ($330, 3-day class + $20 materials) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Renee Walkup Location: TBD (class will be held in Grand Lake, CO; building to be determined) Discover the secrets of creating awe-inspiring classical mosaics with a modern twist! Led by the renowned artist and educator Renee Walkup, this program offers a rare chance to make beautiful pieces of art using repurposed materials…

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Mixed Media Mosaics

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - June 7 @ 5:00 pm MDT
$350

Date – Class: June 6-8, 2024 (8:30am-12:30pm) Date – Open Studio: June 6-7, 2024 (2pm-5pm) Cost: $350 ($330, 3-day class + $20 materials) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Renee Walkup Location: TBD (class will be held in Grand Lake, CO; building to be determined) Discover the secrets of creating awe-inspiring classical mosaics with a modern twist! Led by the renowned artist and educator Renee Walkup, this program offers a rare chance to make beautiful pieces of art using repurposed materials…

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Acrylic Painting – “Loved & Remembered”

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$35.00

Acrylic Painting – “Loved & Remembered” Date: June 7, 2024 (5pm-8pm) Cost: $35 (materials included) Level: Beginner Instructor: Edie Dafoe Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Come paint a floral picture that’s sweet enough to gift. The message of “Loved & Remembered” comes alive with Alpine Forget-Me-Nots in the shape of a heart, which frequently happens in nature, right here in our mountain home! We’ll hide a name or affirmation under a teal background, then layer…

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Acrylic Pouring & Resin: Vase & Canvas Workshop

June 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$80.00

Acrylic Pouring & Resin: Vase & Canvas Workshop Dates (both days included): • June 17, 2024 (Vase paint pouring: 5pm-7pm) • June 24, 2024 (Apply epoxy resin to vase art: 5pm-7pm) Cost: $80 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 18+ Instructor: Heather Ferrera Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Discover the captivating art of dynamic vase painting in our immersive workshop. Using a unique technique of paint pouring and resin application, you’ll transform ordinary vases and…

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Crafting Native American Style Flutes

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$260.00

Date: June 22, 2024 (10am-5pm, 1 hour break for lunch) Cost: $260 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 18+ Instructor: Stanley Loftness Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Embark on a fascinating journey into the world of Native American flute-making with our engaging class at Rocky Mountain Folk School in Grand Lake, CO. Led by our experienced instructor, Stanley Loftness, a dedicated flute maker with 15 years of expertise, you’ll delve deep into the art of…

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Acrylic Pouring & Resin: Vase & Canvas Workshop

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
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Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$80.00

Acrylic Pouring & Resin: Vase & Canvas Workshop Dates (both days included): • June 17, 2024 (Vase paint pouring: 5pm-7pm) • June 24, 2024 (Apply epoxy resin to vase art: 5pm-7pm) Cost: $80 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 18+ Instructor: Heather Ferrera Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Discover the captivating art of dynamic vase painting in our immersive workshop. Using a unique technique of paint pouring and resin application, you’ll transform ordinary vases and…

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Intro to Twining a Mat

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$125.00

Date: June 27, 2024 (9am-4pm, 1 hour break for lunch) Cost: $125 (includes materials, loom to borrow , and instructions to make future projects) Level/Age: Beginners (if you have experience please reach out to us and we can cater this class to more advance people along with the beginners); 16+ (Teens accompanied by an adult only) Instructor: Willow Bronner Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us for an immersive journey into the art of twining…

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Intro to How Handmade Western Boots are Made

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$25.00

Date: June 29, 2024 (9am-4pm) Cost: $25 (materials included; 1 hour lunch break) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Jim Brainard Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO If you are interested in learning about what is involved in making western boots and getting your “feet wet” in the craft, the Rocky Mountain Folk Art School has an opportunity for you. Leather Craftsman Jim Brainard of J.B. Custom Leather will be discussing what it takes to become a…

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July 2024

Totem Bear Crafting with Polymer Clay

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$55.00

Totem Bear Crafting with Polymer Clay Date: July 12, 2024 (2pm-5pm) Cost: $55 (includes materials) Level/Age: Beginner; 18+ Instructor: Tammi Williams Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us for a hands-on exploration of polymer clay artistry in this exciting class! Under the expert guidance of Tammi Williams, a seasoned polymer clay artist with over 13 years of experience, you’ll delve into the enchanting world of sculpting and crafting. In this class, you’ll learn how to…

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Mushroom Foray & Papermaking

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$95.00

Dates: • Combined Class: July 20, 2024 (11am-3pm) • Split Class: Aug 10 (Foray, 11am-1pm) // Aug 11 (Papermaking, 1pm-3pm) Cost: $95 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us this summer for a special mushroom foray. We will meet at the folk school, group up and caravan to the trailhead. To come prepared for the foray please wear a hat & sunscreen, long pants or long socks, gloves…

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August 2024

Mushroom Foray & Papermaking

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
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One event on August 10, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on August 11, 2024 at 1:00 pm

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$95.00

Dates: • Combined Class: July 20, 2024 (11am-3pm) • Split Class: Aug 10 (Foray, 11am-1pm) // Aug 11 (Papermaking, 1pm-3pm) Cost: $95 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us this summer for a special mushroom foray. We will meet at the folk school, group up and caravan to the trailhead. To come prepared for the foray please wear a hat & sunscreen, long pants or long socks, gloves…

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Mushroom Foray

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$40.00

Date: Aug 10, 2024 (11am-1pm) Cost: $40 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us this summer for a special mushroom foray. We will meet at the folk school, group up and caravan to the trailhead. To come prepared for the foray please wear a hat & sunscreen, long pants or long socks, gloves if preferred but not needed, a pocket knife and a breathable vessel to collect mushrooms…

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Mushroom Foray & Papermaking

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
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One event on August 10, 2024 at 11:00 am

One event on August 11, 2024 at 1:00 pm

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$95.00

Dates: • Combined Class: July 20, 2024 (11am-3pm) • Split Class: Aug 10 (Foray, 11am-1pm) // Aug 11 (Papermaking, 1pm-3pm) Cost: $95 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us this summer for a special mushroom foray. We will meet at the folk school, group up and caravan to the trailhead. To come prepared for the foray please wear a hat & sunscreen, long pants or long socks, gloves…

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Mushroom Papermaking

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$60.00

Date: Aug 11, 2024 (1pm-3pm) Cost: $60 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Explore the fascinating world of sustainable papermaking in our special summer class – Mushroom Papermaking. Immerse yourself in the art of transforming mushroom specimens into a beautiful slurry, and discover the hands-on techniques of shaping this unique material into a versatile and eco-friendly art supply. This class is not just a creative endeavor, it’s a journey…

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Learn To Play Native American Flute

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$15.00

Date: Aug 24, 2024 (10am-12pm) Cost: $15 (if you already have a Native American Flute) $50 (includes a PVC flute that’s yours to keep) Level: Beginner Instructor: Tom Farber Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO You’ve almost certainly heard this beautiful instrument, and been enchanted by the sound. It could have been watching Ken Burns’ recent series “American Buffalo”, or “How the West Was Lost”, “The West” or “The National Parks”; it may have been the…

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September 2024

Primitive Rug Hooking with Theresa Rapstine

September 27 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 4:00 pm MDT
Grand Lake Center, 301 Marina Drive
Grand Lake, CO 80447 United States
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$350

Date: Sept 27-30, 2024 (9am-4pm) Cost: $350 (lunch is included for all 4 days) Level: Intermediate Instructor: Theresa Rapstine Location: Grand Lake Center – 301 Marina Drive, Grand Lake, CO Join us for a one-of-a-kind rug hooking workshop in Grand Lake, nestled in the stunning Rocky Mountains. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this unique location. This is the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate your creativity and unwind from the stresses of everyday…

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