First Annual Kroka Winterfest
Sat Feb 4, 2023

Join us for the first annual Winterfest at Kroka's campus in Marlow, NH! Come experience the magic of winter on this fun, festive and adventurous day.  Winterfest is family-friendly and is free and open to the public. Light snacks and desserts will be available for purchase.

Campus is open 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM for the following activities and more: 

  • Ski (skate or classic) on our network of groomed trails
  • Ice skate on the Kroka Pond
  • Drink a cup of tea inside our cozy candle-lit winter expedition tent 
  • Cook bread-on-a-stick over the campfire
  • Build a Quinzhee snow fort
  • Snowshoe out to the Beaver Pond
  • Attend a winter tracking workshop
  • Visit with our cows, horse and chickens
  • Take a ride down the best sledding hill in Marlow! 

All activities are weather dependent. Skis, skates, and snowshoes available for rental on a limited basis. RSVP below if you plan to attend! 

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Natural Pen and Ink Making
Tue Feb 21, 2023

Please join us  to make your very own dip pen and natural permanent ink! We will make ink and writing and art tools all from locally sourced, natural materials. We will also explore different ways of mark making including a bit of stamping. Feel free to bring interesting mark making supplies!  

This event will be by donation. Please bring a small mason jar and a pad of good drawing paper.

This will be part of our regular Tuesday Craft Night which always includes a potluck so please bring a contribution to share.

RSVP below if you plan to attend!

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Spoon Carving
Sat Mar 11, 2023
Ages 16 - 99
Join Phil Gargan and learn to carve beautiful and useful spoons for cooking and eating from local and reclaimed wood.
Registration includes use of tools and materials, expert instruction, and a simple soup and bread lunch. 
Rustic lodging and breakfast/dinner options may be available for an additional fee. 
*please be sure to let us know of any nut or wood allergies in advance
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Black Ash Berry Baskets
Sat Apr 15, 2023
Ages 14 - 99
Join artisan basket weaver and alumni parent Penny Hewitt of Lazy Mill Hill Farm for a day of traditional Black Ash Basketry. Penny's work uses basketry to foster connections between people, the earth, and our ancestors. 
Make your own berry basket and in the process learn one of the oldest crafts in human history.

For thousands of years baskets served as indispensable objects in every culture. Carry on the tradition and take home a beautiful, durable and useful basket crafted from local and responsibly harvested, hand-pounded black ash logs. This workshop is a great introduction to the extraordinary qualities of the black ash tree. You will weave a square to round basket, approximately 6”x 6” with optional leather strap. Included is a discussion and demonstration on how the material is harvested and processed.
Workshop takes place Saturday  9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Registration includes materials, expert instruction, and la simple lunch. Rustic lodging and breakfast/dinner options may be available for an additional fee.
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