Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Carve a Finnish "Shaving Tree" (Curly Evergreen)

From: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park


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(906) 885-5275
33303 Headquarters Rd.
Ontonagon, MI 49953-9087
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Carve a Finnish "Shaving Tree" (Curly Evergreen) with Pekka (Peter) Olson $23 Class Fee + $5 Materials Cost = $28 Total Fee Saturday, Oct. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. ET Students will use a knife to carve a "curly" tree from cedar, bass, or large-tooth aspen wood. Bring gloves to wear while carving. You may bring a small-blade, sharp hunting knife, or purchase a Mora carving knife for $16. When you register please indicate if you would like to purchase a knife. There are 10 spaces available and 6 students are needed to hold the class. Classes are held at the Porcupine Mountains Folk School at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park (near Union Bay Campground). The class registration deadline is Oct. 10. Register online at www.porkies.org/folk-school, call 906-884-7663 or email friendsoftheporkies@yahoo.com.

To learn about or join Friends of the Porkies, visit www.porkies.org. For more information about the park or the event, call 906-885-5275 or visit www.michigan.gov/porkies.

Please Note: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources makes every effort to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on the web calendar. However, dates occasionally change and events may be canceled for any reason. Please call the unit hosting the event to confirm dates and times prior to your arrival.

A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Check "YES" when you renew your license plate. Learn more at www.michigan.gov/recreationpassport.

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