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.

Click here to read an inspiring letter from two Folk School members.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
23
Wed
6:00 pm Black Smithing: Forging Hooks
Black Smithing: Forging Hooks
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Black Smithing:  Forging Hooks @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Black Smithing:  Forging Hooks – A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Instructor: Tom Zimmer Hooks can be forged in all shapes and sizes from barn wall spike hooks to[...]
Jul
27
Sun
all-day Week on the River
Week on the River
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day
Week on the River  @ Tanana River
Week on the River (week-long course)           The Folk School Fairbanks is excited to announce its new program: WEEK ON THE RIVER! WHO: Anyone interested in learning river-related subsistence and craft[...]

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