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WINTERER'S  GATHERING
&  ARCTIC  FILM  F
ESTIVAL
November 18-20, 2016

Celebrate the crafts, customs, landscape, history and stories of winter travel
and traditional life ways in the North. Coursework, workshops, a winter tent camp, gear swap, community dancing, evening films, featured speakers and more.

Featured Speakers
On September 23, 2015 Dave and Amy Freeman embarked on a yearlong adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness to share this national treasure with the world and help insure that the Boundary Waters remains protected for future generations to enjoy. They expected to travel more than 3,000 miles by canoe and dog team as they explored more than 500 lakes and streams throughout the year. They shared their adventures through regular blog posts, their websites and social media.

Event Highlights
Great Gear & Ski Swap - International Arctic Films
Winter Tent Camping - Snowshoe Shuffle Dance
Deep Freeze Chili Feed - Winter Skills Seminars

Featured Event Course Offerings
Every year, an abundance of hands-on courses are featured during WG. Enrollment is always strong - highlights are included below. To review all of the courses in Calendar Format visit the November 2016 course calendar. More courses will be added in September.

Starting Wed, Nov 16
- Felt Your Feet: Slippers or Boot Liners
- Salumi: Traditional Dry Curing Methods

Starting Thurs, Nov 17
- Snowshoe Construction: Build Your Own
- Everyday Slöjd for the Kitchen

Starting Fri, Nov 19
- Ethnic Pastries: A European Tour
- Everyday Slöjd for the Bed & Bath

Starting Sat, Nov 20
- Gear for a Year with Dave & Amy Freeman
- Camp Cooking and Menu Planning with Dave & Amy Freeman
- Small Breads: Pretzel Rolls, English Muffins, Bagels & Pull-Aparts

 

 

 


 


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