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    Give the gift of a traditional skills classes!

    Looking for the perfect gift? Call (941) 708-6120 for information about a gift certificate for our Folk School!


    Net Mending Registration Due February 18th

    Net Mending ($25 per class plus a $15 supply fee) Saturday, February 25th, 8:30am to 11:30am Fees Due by February 18th Min: 5 students, Max: 25 Join Nathan Meschelle, a local Cortez fisherman, to learn the traditional net mending skills that were commonly used throughout Florida and are still in practice within the village of […]

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    Register for Classes Today!

    The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum supports the mission of the Florida Maritime Museum to collect, preserve, and share traditional knowledge, cultural artifacts, and personal stories specific to Florida’s fishing and maritime heritage. The Folk School is a “school for life.” With a focus on providing a supportive environment, the Folk School provides a […]