In response to Iowa's Emergency Health Plan, Villages Folk School's Spring classes have been rescheduled to 2021.

You can reach us at register@villagesfolkschool.com or 319-288-0047 with any questions or concerns.

Class Calendar

CLICK ON CLASS TITLE to view additional details: fees, instructor profiles, location information, and the option to register. 

*ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER 7 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF CLASS.*

July 2020
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
July 11thStained Glass OrnamentsJolene Tedrow
July 11thBlacksmithing: Forge WeldingBill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
July 11th
July 12th
Plein Air: Landscapes Workshop (Multi-Day)John Preston
July 18thCompact Yarn MakingPat Crawford
July 22nd2019 Youth "PAINT THE FAIR" plein air compeition
July 23rd
July 24th
"Paint The Fair" a plein air competition (Multi-Day)
August 2020
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
August 8thAdvanced Leather CraftingStuart Holmes
August 8thJ40 Fusion Dying - Plant PrintsPat Crawford
August 15thPlein Air Landscapes in WatercolorJohn Preston
September 2020
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
September 5thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman
September 5thRaku PotteryBetty Printy
September 19th
September 20th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
September 19thGlass Blowing BasicsTim Blair
September 19thBook Binding: Journals & MoreRene Morford
September 19thWild Edibles - Fill Your PantryPat Crawford
September 26th
September 27th
Blacksmithing: Beginning (Multi-Day)Bill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
October 2020
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
October 17th
October 18th
LinoBlock Poster Printing (Multi-Day)Melinda Stockwell
October 24th
October 25th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
November 2020
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
November 7thStained Glass OrnamentsJolene Tedrow
November 7thSoap MakingHeather Nelson
November 7thGlass Blown OrnamentTim Blair
November 9thLeather Christmas OrnamentStuart Holmes
November 11thLeather Christmas OrnamentStuart Holmes
November 29th
November 30th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
December 2020
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
December 5thLetterpress: Holiday CoastersMelinda Stockwell
December 12thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman
December 12thStained Glass OrnamentsJolene Tedrow
December 12thCrochet SomethingPat Crawford
January 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
January 16thCrochet SomethingPat Crawford
January 16thArtisan Bread Making Made Easy Betty Printy
January 17thArtisan Bread Making Made Easy Betty Printy
January 23rdLetterpress ValentinesMelinda Stockwell
January 23rdArtisan Bread Making Made Easy Betty Printy
January 23rdGlass Blown OrnamentTim Blair
January 24thArtisan Bread Making Made Easy Betty Printy
February 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
February 6th
February 7th
Youth Pottery Class (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
February 6th
February 7th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
February 7thStained Glass OrnamentsJolene Tedrow
February 7thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman
February 13th
February 28th
Pottery: Beginning (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
February 14thCrochet SomethingPat Crawford
March 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
March 6thChair Caning: 7-Step ProcessVerne and Doris Ramsey
March 6th
March 7th
Pottery I: Wheel Thrown (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
March 20thCompact Yarn MakingPat Crawford
April 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
April 3rdLeather Crafting for BeginnersStuart Holmes
April 10thRug Weaving ClassTeri Showman
April 24thSoap MakingHeather Nelson
April 24th
April 25th
Blacksmithing: Beginning (Multi-Day)Bill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
April 24thIntro to Spinning Wool
May 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
May 1stGlass Blowing BasicsTim Blair
May 1stRejuvenating Spring EdiblesPat Crawford
May 1stRaku PotteryBetty Printy
May 8thBlacksmithing: Tong MakingBill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
May 15thPlein Air: Landscapes John Preston
May 15thNeedle Felting with WoolBarbara Zumdome
May 22ndBlacksmithing: Tool MakingBill Printy
Mark Heisdorffer
June 2021
DateClass NameInstructor(s)
June 5thLeather Crafting for BeginnersStuart Holmes
June 5thChair Caning: 7-Step ProcessVerne and Doris Ramsey
June 5thFelting a Wool HatBarbara Zumdome
June 7th
June 8th
Teaching Appreciation for White Space Via Printmaking (Multi-Day)Melinda Stockwell
June 12th
June 13th
Pottery II: Wheel Thrown (Multi-Day)Betty Printy
June 12th
June 13th
Rug Weaving Workshop (Multi-Day)Teri Showman
June 26thCompact Yarn MakingPat Crawford