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  1. Viking Era Woodcarving - With master carver Jay Haavik

    April 12, 2017 - April 16, 2017 @ Just outside Washburn, WI.

    With master carver, Jay Haavik The 1904 excavation in Norway of the Oseberg Viking ship revealed a vast array of woodcarvings, unlike anything seen previously. Dragon like headposts, elaborately carved sleighs, an exquisite wagon, and of course, the carvings on the ship itself revealed to us the extent of the imagination and skill for the woodcarvers in the 9th century region of Vestfold, Norway. This five day workshop will be an opportunity of beginning as well as experienced carvers to experience the pleasure of making carvings inspired by the Viking age. Tuition: $400 plus some materials and tools you will need to purchase.

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  2. Spring Traditional Skills Symposium

    April 14, 2017 - April 16, 2017 @ Lost Creek Adventures & Folk School

    Every third weekend in April and October Lost Creek Folk School holds it's twice annual Traditional Skills Symposium featuring a different theme. Last April our "On The Edge" Symposium featured edged tool creation and use in skills such as knife making, spoon carving, sharpening, and bushcraft (survival) skills around the theme of edged tools. The schedule is in the works but you can stay updated by joining our monthly mailing at http://www.lostcreekadventures.org/contact.

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  3. Chopper's Smelt Toss

    April 15, 2017, All Day @ Chopper's Bar & Grill

    Toss your smelt to win cash prizes at Chopper's 2017 Smelt Toss. Music and food to follow. Extra points awarded for biting the head off smelt prior to tossing! T-shirt & lunch included in registration fee.

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  4. The Smallest Falcon

    April 15, 2017, All Day @ Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

    The American Kestrel is North America's smallest falcon, but as we all know, big things come in small packages. Come learn more about this tiny predator and meet the Cable Natural History Museum's live kestrel. Sponsored by The Friends of the Center.

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  5. Junior Ranger Day

    April 15, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

    Earn your Great Lakes Junior Ranger badge, and celebrate Junior Ranger Day with a fun morning of activities at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center! Cable Natural History Museum will kick off the day at 10am with their program “The Smallest Falcon,” and their American kestrel, in the theater. Then from 11am – 1pm, we’ll have activity stations around the Center: a lighthouse keeper in the tower, a kayaker in the exhibit hall to teach you about safely traveling on Lake Superior, and a make-and-take window-hanging craft to prevent birds from running into your windows at home. Once you visit the stations, you can be sworn in as a Great Lakes Junior Ranger by a Park Ranger from Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

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