Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

The Folk School is fertile ground for curious minds and active hands. Join in, take classes, learn new skills, hone old skills, share stories, expand horizons, have fun and become part of an exciting community.

 

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Upcoming Events

Feb
15
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (on-going weekly class) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Practice awareness, breathing and mindful movement as you draw with various media and participate in exercises designed to help you achieve a meditative state. No[...]
Feb
17
Wed
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongoing Class) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Principles of Woodworking! (ongoing class) This is an ongoing program in which we will explore all aspects of woodworking from the most elementary to extremely complex. The idea is to try out tools and techniques[...]
Feb
19
Fri
6:00 pm Foraged Cocktails
Foraged Cocktails
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Foraged Cocktails @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Foraged Cocktails Instructor: Jay Leonard   We’ll be using local ingredients to craft some cocktails. These are things you might find while exploring the wilderness of the Interior or that you might have on you for[...]
Feb
20
Sat
12:00 pm Making Fire!
Making Fire!
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Making Fire! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Making Fire! Instructors: Glenn Helkenn and David Jonas Survival fires, primitive fires, and campfires — how to make fire! Whether you want to know how to make a quick fire after falling into overflow at 40[...]
Feb
21
Sun
1:00 pm Tracking: Mysteries in the Snow!
Tracking: Mysteries in the Snow!
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tracking: Mysteries in the Snow! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Tracking: Mysteries in the Snow! Instructors: Glenn Helkenn and David Jonas   Make every walk in the woods like reading a mystery novel! This class will cover tracking as a process of unraveling the mysteries we[...]
Feb
22
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (on-going weekly class) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Practice awareness, breathing and mindful movement as you draw with various media and participate in exercises designed to help you achieve a meditative state. No[...]