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

Mar
7
Sat
9:00 am Birch Bark Knife Handle
Birch Bark Knife Handle
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Birch Bark Knife Handle @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Birch Bark Knife Handle (2 day class) Instructor: Richard Barnes Make a traditional Scandinavian style birch bark knife handle from the blade you’ve made in Tom Zimmer’s class or from an old-school Mora Swedish carving[...]
1:00 pm Ukrainian Egg Dyeing
Ukrainian Egg Dyeing
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ukrainian Egg Dyeing @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Ukrainian Egg Dyeing Instructor: Bev Frey Come learn the art and process of Resist Wax Egg Dyeing. In this four-hour class you will learn what tools and supplies are required, and make a beautiful, complex[...]
Mar
9
Mon
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Mar 9 @ 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 a program without a beginning or an end in which we will be exploring all aspects of woodworking from the most elementary to extremely complex. The idea is[...]
4:00 pm Open Shop!
Open Shop!
Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Shop! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Open Shop – At Our Spacious New Shop!           Have you ever dreamed of having a community shop full of hand tools where you can pursue your own project or bring[...]
Mar
10
Tue
2:00 pm Sliceforms: Combine Art and Geom...
Sliceforms: Combine Art and Geom...
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sliceforms: Combine Art and Geometry! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sliceforms: Combine Art and Geometry! (2 session class) Instructor: Bev Frey Sliceforms are 3D sculptures that use multiple  pieces of flat paper to create 3 dimensional  objects. Re-introduced into the 20th century by John Sharp,[...]
Mar
12
Thu
5:30 pm Introduction to Therapeutic Mass...
Introduction to Therapeutic Mass...
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Introduction to Therapeutic Massage for Elderly Dogs @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Therapeutic Massage for Elderly Dogs Instructor: Emily Bernhardt Massage is a therapeutic tool that can help increase your elderly dog’s movement and general well-being. Learn some of the basic techniques involved in canine[...]

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