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Class Listings

Sep 29 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking II @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Woodworking II – (11 session class) Instructor: John Manthei The goal of this program, in addition to having fun making cool stuff, will be to continue developing proficiency in a wide range of[...]
Introduction to Natural Soapmaking - ByDemand - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School Fairbanks | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Natural Soapmaking – ByDemand – CLASS FULL Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy Learn to make soap from scratch with us! This class will give you a simple introduction to the proper method of cold process[...]
Oct 3 @ 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[...]
Oct 4 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking I @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Woodworking I – (11 session class) Instructor: John Manthei The goal of this program, in addition to having fun making cool stuff, will be to begin developing proficiency in a wide range of woodworking[...]
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Deep Vibrance @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Deep Vibrance Instructor: Jen Long Deep Vibrance is about cultivating your true radiance.  This two hour inward journey of unlocking truths and releasing mental blocks uses mindful movement, essential oils, journaling prompts and stillness. This[...]
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Introduction to Natural Soap Making @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Natural Soap Making Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy                       Learn to make soap from scratch with us! This class will give you a simple introduction[...]
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Intermediate Soap Making @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Intermediate Soap Making Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy In the intermediate class students will learn how to create a custom soap recipe for different skin types, skin conditions, skin needs, and special skin needs with unique Central[...]
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) Instructor: Tomas Vrba No matter where in the world you go, wherever you find people, you will find bread. Made well, bread is nutritious with high amounts of carbohydrates,[...]
Oct 10 @ 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[...]
Pinnoccio’s Workshop, a business opportunity for teenagers @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Pinnoccio’s Workshop, a business opportunity for teenagers – Preliminary Meeting Instructor: Marianne Stolz Are you a teenager? Would you like to earn a little extra cash? Do you like the idea of making stuff?  [...]
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Adventures in Lip Balm @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Lip Balm Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy Learn how to make your own lip balm with natural and organic ingredients. Then we can customize it for your personal needs and the central Alaskan climate. We[...]
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
Oct 24 @ 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[...]
Oct 31 @ 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[...]
Nov 7 @ 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[...]
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) Instructor: Tomas Vrba No matter where in the world you go, wherever you find people, you will find bread. Made well, bread is nutritious with high amounts of carbohydrates,[...]
Nov 14 @ 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[...]
Nov 21 @ 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[...]
Black Friday Local and Handmade Crafting for the Folk School! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Black Friday Local and Handmade Crafting for the Folk School!   Instead of shopping, put your hands to good use to support the mission of The Folk School and go home with the knowledge to[...]
Nov 28 @ 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 2 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evergreen Party: Make a Holiday Wreath @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Evergreen Party: Make a Holiday Wreath   Come make a wreath/wreaths to decorate your door for the holidays, or to give to a loved one for their door! The Folk School will provide thawed fresh-cut[...]
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sourdough Bread Making (and other baked goods) Instructor: Tomas Vrba No matter where in the world you go, wherever you find people, you will find bread. Made well, bread is nutritious with high amounts of carbohydrates,[...]
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 9 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fish Skin Tanning and Sewing @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fish Skin Tanning and Sewing (2 day course) Instructor: Jennifer Lent                     On Day 1, the class will learn how to skin a fish and clean[...]
Dec 12 @ 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 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cookies and Caroling at the Folk School!! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Cookies and Caroling at the Folk School!! Bring the family and some holiday cookies to share, for a fun night hanging out at the Folk School singing Christmas carols and celebrating the coming Solstice. This[...]
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Introduction to Natural Soap Making @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Natural Soap Making Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy                       Learn to make soap from scratch with us! This class will give you a simple introduction[...]
Jan 16 @ 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[...]
Jan 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Art of Essay Writing @ Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
The Art of Essay Writing – (semester-long course) Instructor: Lucia Zaczkowski This is a semester-long class for high school students who want to become better non-fiction writers. We will write essays that have clarity, power,[...]

ByDemand Classes:

(You schedule the class according to your preferences and instructor availability.)

stand up paddleboard

 

Build a Stand Up Paddleboard

 

 

 

outboard skiff

 

Boatwright Class:  Build an Outboard Skiff

 

 

 

 

Pinnoccio’s Workshop, a business opportunity for teenagers

 

 

soap in a mold

 

Introduction to Natural Soapmaking

 

 

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