Past Classes 

 

Cal-Folk launched its first classes in Summer 2018. Here's everything we've offered since!

  • Mushroom Hunting Field Trip
    Jan 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Los Alamos County Park, 500 Drum Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, CA 93440
    Learn the basics of hunting for mushrooms on California's Central Coast
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  • Cast Iron Cooking on Coals
    Nov 03, 2018, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Los Alamos / Santa Ynez Valley
    Learn to cook a delectable feast in cast iron cookware over a live fire.
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  • From Water to Fire: Preparing Local Seafood
    Nov 03, 2018, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Los Alamos / Santa Ynez Valley
    Learn to filet a fish, shuck oysters, and open an urchin
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  • Sourdough Bread at Home
    Nov 03, 2018, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Private Kitchen, Los Olivos, CA, USA
    Learn the art and science of making bakery quality sourdough in your home oven
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  • Birds & Breakfast
    Oct 27, 2018, 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM
    Ocean Beach Park, 6851 Ocean Park Rd, Lompoc, CA 93436, USA
    A coastal bird-watching experience followed by a hearty on-site breakfast
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  • Making Fresh Cheese
    Oct 20, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Los Alamos / Santa Ynez Valley
    Learn to make ricotta, paneer, mozzarella, and burrata, all in one afternoon
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  • Birds & Breakfast
    Aug 04, 2018, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Santa Ynez Valley
    A beginning bird watching experience with gentle hiking, bird identification, and a hearty breakfast
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  • Bread Boards & Pizza Peels
    Jul 28, 2018, 9:00 AM – Jul 29, 2018, 12:00 PM
    Los Alamos, Los Alamos, CA, USA
    Design and finish your own bread board or Pizza Peel in this two-day class.
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  • The Art of Listening
    Jul 22, 2018, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Santa Ynez Valley
    Step off the grid for a day and expand the way you listen to yourself and others
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  • Playing the Blues
    Jul 21, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Los Alamos, Los Alamos, CA, USA
    Life got you down? Learn to play the blues!
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  • Artisan Soap
    Jul 21, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Bedford Winery, 448 Bell St, Los Alamos, CA 93440, USA
    Learn to make small batch soaps like you see at the farmer's market
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  • Canning Your Backyard Bounty
    Jul 14, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Los Alamos Senior Center, 690 Bell St., Los Alamos, CA, USA
    Using locally sourced fruit, explore both sweet and savory options for one of the world's oldest food preservation practices
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  • Leathercraft Basics: Stamping
    Jul 07, 2018, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Cooper Saddlery, Buellton, CA 93427, USA
    Learn leather stamping techniques while making vegetable tanned coasters
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  • Kids Class: Ice Cream & Homemade Cones
    Jul 01, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Los Alamos Senior Center, 690 Bell St, Los Alamos, CA 93440, USA
    Learn to make delicious homemade ice cream and sugar cones—just in time for July 4th
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  • Contemporary Embroidery
    Jun 30, 2018, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Los Alamos
    Learn a variety of stitches that can be used alone or combined to embellish a stunning, wool felt bird
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  • Sourdough Bread at Home
    Jun 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Private Kitchen, Los Olivos, CA, USA
    Learn the art and science of making bakery quality sourdough in your home oven
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  • Chicken-Wrangling: Raising Backyard Birds
    Jun 16, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Santa Ynez, CA, USA
    Learn how to get into the chicken game and raise healthy, happy hens and roosters
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