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.

Savor Wild Alaska Week is the week of August 20 -27. Stay tuned for classes and events!

 

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Upcoming Events

Jul
20
Wed
all-day Week on the River 2016
Week on the River 2016
Jul 20 – Jul 24 all-day
Week on the River 2016 @ Tanana River | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Week on the River 2016 (5 day course) WHO: Anyone interested in learning river-related subsistence and craft skills at a rustic Tanana River  camp.  The program is open to people ages 8 and up.  18 and[...]
Aug
6
Sat
10:00 am Sourdough Bread Making (and othe...
Sourdough Bread Making (and othe...
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) Instructor: Tomas Vrba No matter where in the world you go, wherever you find people, you will find bread. Made well, bread is nutritious with high amounts of carbohydrates,[...]
Aug
20
Sat
all-day Savor Wild Alaska Week
Savor Wild Alaska Week
Aug 20 – Aug 27 all-day
Savor Wild Alaska Week @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Savor Wild Alaska Week! August 20 – 27, 2016 Check back for exciting classes in the theme of enjoying Alaska’s natural bounty! If you have an idea for a class you would like to teach,[...]
Aug
25
Thu
5:00 pm Savoring Highbush Cranberries
Savoring Highbush Cranberries
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Savoring Highbush Cranberries @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Savoring Highbush Cranberries Instructor: Natalie Schuldt Highbush Cranberries, or vibernum edule, are a shrub that is plentiful in the Interior. Because of their large inedible seeds and musty odor, they aren’t as popular as wild[...]
Sep
3
Sat
10:00 am Sourdough Bread Making (and othe...
Sourdough Bread Making (and othe...
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) Instructor: Tomas Vrba No matter where in the world you go, wherever you find people, you will find bread. Made well, bread is nutritious with high amounts of carbohydrates,[...]
Nov
25
Fri
12:00 pm Black Friday Local and Handmade ...
Black Friday Local and Handmade ...
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Black Friday Local and Handmade Crafting for the Folk School! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Black Friday Local and Handmade Crafting for the Folk School!   Instead of shopping, put your hands to good use to support the mission of The Folk School and go home with the knowledge to[...]