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.

 Are you looking for a truly unique summer adventure? Register now for Week in the Woods (June 27 – July 1) and Week on the River (August 6 – 10)!

 

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Upcoming Events

May
25
Mon
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
Principles of Woodworking! (Ongo...
May 25 @ 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[...]
May
26
Tue
6:00 pm Fly Casting – Class is Full
Fly Casting – Class is Full
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fly Casting - Class is Full @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fly Casting (3 day class) Instructor: Fred DeCicco             In this three-session class the student will learn proper fly casting techniques for the simple overhead cast and the roll cast.[...]
Jun
1
Mon
4:00 pm Open Shop!
Open Shop!
Jun 1 @ 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 your family and work together[...]
Jun
6
Sat
12:00 pm Botanical Paper Painting
Botanical Paper Painting
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Botanical Paper Painting @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Botanical Paper Painting (in cooperation with the Northwoods Book Arts Guild) Instructor: Mary Maisch Paint your own beautiful botanical papers suitable for use as book covers, book content, greeting cards, lampshades, or whatever you’d like to[...]
1:00 pm Murphy Dome with a Botanist!
Murphy Dome with a Botanist!
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Murphy Dome with a Botanist! @ Murphy Dome | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Murphy Dome with a Botanist! Instructor: Carolyn Parker Meet at the parking lot near the radar dome at the summit of Murphy Dome. Hiking west to the rock outcrops, we will learn to recognize the[...]
Jun
7
Sun
2:00 pm Introduction to Mycology
Introduction to Mycology
Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Introduction to Mycology @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Mycology (3 day class) Instructor: Christin Anderson A three-week series on the wonderful kingdom of Fungi! The first class will be an introduction to the biology of fungi, the second class identification and[...]

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