Ely Winter Festival Calendar of Events

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Ely Folk School Open House

February 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - February 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 1, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 1, 2018

Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

Come by and visit the new Ely Folk School during the Winter Festival.  Open weekdays 1 - 5 pm and weekends 11 am - 4 pm.  Located at the "top of the hill" on Sheridan Street at 209 E Sheridan St. We have some cool T-shirts and other merchandise.  Maybe you'd like to teach a […]

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Dorothy Molter Museum Tours

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 3, 2018

The Dorothy Molter Museum, 2002 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731 United States
$6.50

Take a step back in time and imagine living off the grid in the middle of the wilderness during a tour of the original cabins of Dorothy Molter, the last non-indigenous resident of the BWCAW. Admission includes access to historic cabins, knowledgeable staff and warm drinks!  Both weekends of the Festival 10am-5pm. $6.50 adults $4.50 youth 6-17 $6.00 […]

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9:00 am

Ely Folk School Class: Intro to Digital Photography

February 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Ken Hupila

This class is intended for beginner to intermediate photographers, and it’s just in time for you to get great shots at Ely’s Winter Festival. Topics covered include Equipment selection: camera, lens, tripod, shutter releases, flash, and more Camera and lens use: menu, knobs, buttons, care of camera, manuals Theory: shutter/aperture/ISO relationships and how to use them to the best advantage for your settings Composition techniques and […]

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10:00 am

Wolf Center Open

February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until February 9, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 10, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 11, 2018

Special Hours during the Festival: Friday 10-5, Saturday 9- 5, Sunday 10-2.  Stop by and get $2.00 off admission with your Ely Winter Festival pin!

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Ely Folk School class: Wool Needle Felting

February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Needle wool felting

with Val Wagner February 4, 2018 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM Tuition: $20 Materials: $10 Needle Felting is a fascinating craft that allows you to create picture or three-dimensional objects using a needle and wool roving. THe special needle with sharp barbs agitates the wool to felt it and integrate it with the background piece of wool. […]

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11:00 am

Amateur Snow Carving Awards Ceremony

February 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Crapola World Headquarters, 16 N First Ave
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

A 2012 Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest winner Northern Lakes Arts Association (NLAA), the sponsor of the Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest, judges which of the amateur teams wins prizes in four categories.   FREE and fun for all ages! Held at the Crapola World Headquarters, 16 N First Avenue East at 11 am.

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1:00 pm

Folk School Class: Learn to Make Coconut Potica

February 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
potica

with Mary Louise Icenhour Sunday February 4, 2018 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM  Tuition: $40 Materials:$5 This is a coconut (no walnuts or honey) version of walnut potica using the same sweet leavened dough, but filled with a rich coconut - sour cream filling.  You will learn how to prepare the dough for rolling, fill with the […]

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2:00 pm

Performance: The Sebastian Project

February 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vermilion Community College Fine Arts Theater, 1900 E Camp St
Ely, MN 55731 United States
$6.00
Joey Kenig

A collaborative effort between Ely artists Joey Kenig and Tim Stouffer that demonstrates the interrelatedness of the arts.  This project showcases new works of art, poetry, and music - some that may happen in immediate response at this multi-media performance!  Price $6.00 or FREE with pin!

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