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.

The Folk School introduces a new program, OPEN SHOP, and brings back TOOL TALKS. Click here to read more!

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Upcoming Events

Sep
22
Mon
4:00 pm Open Shop – A New Folk School Pr...
Open Shop – A New Folk School Pr...
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Shop - A New Folk School Program! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Open Shop – A New Folk School Program!             Have you ever dreamed of having a community shop full of hand tools where you can pursue your own project or[...]
Sep
26
Fri
all-day Private Voice Lessons – Thursday...
Private Voice Lessons – Thursday...
Sep 26 all-day
Private Voice Lessons - Thursdays and Saturdays @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Private Voice Lessons (individually scheduled) Instructor: Silvia Daeumichen Classes includes posture, breathing, voice support, extending of vocal range, and developing resonance to achieve a full individual sound. Instructor bio: Silvia Daeumichen is a former opera singer originally[...]
Sep
27
Sat
1:00 pm Campfire Cooking: Primal Essence
Campfire Cooking: Primal Essence
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Campfire Cooking: Primal Essence @ Meet at the gate on the South Cushman Extension, drive to the southern end for firebuilding. | Alaska | United States
Campfire Cooking: Primal Essence Instructor: Bruce W. Campbell           Goal: Participants will master cooking simple foods in a campfire without utensils. Course Description: Primal Essence outdoors workshop with instructor Bruce Campbell:[...]
Oct
2
Thu
10:00 am German Immersion for Children
German Immersion for Children
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
German Immersion for Children @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
German Immersion for Children (14 session course) Instructor: Silvia Daeumichen This class involves a frequency of songs and verses in conjunction with signs and movements covering a variety of useful topics. Students learn the way they[...]
10:00 am Winter: Ready or Not, Here it Co...
Winter: Ready or Not, Here it Co...
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Winter: Ready or Not, Here it Comes!  @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Winter: Ready or Not, Here it Comes! (4 session class) Instructor: Abigail Sussman This program will investigate winter preparation in the natural world. Students will spend 4 days exploring both the boreal forest and black[...]
12:00 pm Acting / Drama for Children
Acting / Drama for Children
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Acting / Drama for Children @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Acting / Drama for Children (14 session course) Instructor: Silvia Daeumichen This class includes movement, vocalization, rhythm, basic acting skills taught through lots of fun theater games and improvisations. Dates of the Class: Thursdays, October 2,[...]

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