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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.

The holiday season is here and we have a calendar full of exciting holiday themed classes and events. Learn a new craft, make a gift for someone special, spend creative time with your family, and meet new friends!

 
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Upcoming Events

Dec
5
Mon
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking
Principles of Woodworking
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Principles of Woodworking – ongoing class Instructor: John Manthei This is an ongoing program in which we explore all aspects of woodworking from the most elementary to extremely complex. The idea is to try out[...]
Dec
6
Tue
6:30 pm Introduction to Working Antler a...
Introduction to Working Antler a...
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Introduction to Working Antler and Bone - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Working Antler and Bone – CLASS FULL Instructor: Chase Hensel Students will work on one of three projects, an antler hairpin, an antler/bone creaser, or an antler spoon. Antler and bone are tough,[...]
Dec
7
Wed
6:00 pm Holiday Origami
Holiday Origami
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Holiday Origami @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Holiday Origami Instructor: Marianne Stolz We will be folding stars out of paper, starting with a simple but pretty fold and moving on from there. We will use regular white printer paper for learning. I[...]
Dec
9
Fri
5:00 pm Fish Skin Tanning and Sewing – C...
Fish Skin Tanning and Sewing – C...
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fish Skin Tanning and Sewing - Class is Full @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fish Skin Tanning and Sewing (2 day course) CLASS IS FULL Instructor: Jennifer Lent                     On Day 1, the class will learn how to skin a[...]
Dec
10
Sat
1:00 pm Private Event
Private Event
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Private Event   This event is not open to the public. If you would like to rent the Folk School space for a private party or event, please contact us at info@thefolkschoolfairbanks.org or 907-451-0445!
6:00 pm Evening of Classical Guitar with...
Evening of Classical Guitar with...
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Evening of Classical Guitar with Lars Erik Odsather @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Evening of Classical Guitar with Lars Erik Odsather Join us for an evening of Latin, Romantic and Classical music on December 10th at the Folk School! Lars Erik Odsather will present works by Mateo Rodriguez,[...]