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Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saving Your Family Photos @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Saving Your Family Photos Instructor: Len Kamerling If you’re like most families you have boxes filled with color prints, slides, VHS tapes and hard drives filled with digital images. You likely have old, irreplaceable photos from[...]
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Doll Making Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Doll Making Basics Instructor: Avril Freeman Waldorf dolls are made with all-natural materials and specially crafted with neutral expressions. Based on Rudolf Steiner’s theories of education, a Waldorf doll is a[...]
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Fly Casting (in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fly Casting (3 evening class) in Partnership with Wounded Warrior Project Instructor: Fred DeCicco In this three-session class, the student will learn proper flycasting techniques for the simple overhead cast and the roll cast. The[...]
Jun 25 – Jun 29 all-day
Week in the Woods 2016 @ Tanana Valley State Forest | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Week in the Woods 2016 (5 day course) Week in the Woods (WITW) is an opportunity to leave our everyday routines behind and gather in the remote boreal forest, learning and creating in a multi-generational[...]
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Boatwright Class:  An Outboard Skiff @ Graehl Landing | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Boatwright Class:  An Outboard Skiff (8 week course) Instructor: Bruce Campbell Boating the Tanana and Chena provides both unique enjoyments and challenges. Imagine enjoying these rivers with your very own, personally built,  outboard skiff that is[...]
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Introduction to Dehydrating Foods @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Dehydrating Foods Instructor: Christie Pelzer This class is an introduction to dehydrating food, herbs, nuts, and seeds. Being able to make healthy snacks for your family is very important in today’s hectic society.[...]
Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills: A Summer Youth Experience @ The Folk School Fairbanks | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Skills, Drills and Woodland Thrills: A Summer Youth Experience (5 day class) Primary Instructor: John Manthei Does the idea of spending a week building tree forts and making cool things from materials they find in[...]
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Jul 20 – Jul 24 all-day
Week on the River 2016 @ Tanana River | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Week on the River 2016 (5 day course) WHO: Anyone interested in learning river-related subsistence and craft skills at a rustic Tanana River  camp.  The program is open to people ages 8 and up.  18 and[...]
Aug 20 – Aug 27 all-day
Savor Wild Alaska Week @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Savor Wild Alaska Week! August 20 – 27, 2016 Check back for exciting classes in the theme of enjoying Alaska’s natural bounty! If you have an idea for a class you would like to teach,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]


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Build your very own Outboard Skiff in an upcoming course with Bruce Campbell. Sessions begin July 6th, so reserve a space NOW!

Upcoming Events

Jun
4
Sat
1:00 pm Saving Your Family Photos
Saving Your Family Photos
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saving Your Family Photos @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Saving Your Family Photos Instructor: Len Kamerling If you’re like most families you have boxes filled with color prints, slides, VHS tapes and hard drives filled with digital images. You likely have old, irreplaceable photos from[...]
Jun
6
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Jun
11
Sat
10:00 am Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Dol...
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Dol...
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Doll Making Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Crafting a Playmate: Waldorf Doll Making Basics Instructor: Avril Freeman Waldorf dolls are made with all-natural materials and specially crafted with neutral expressions. Based on Rudolf Steiner’s theories of education, a Waldorf doll is a[...]
Jun
13
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
Jun
20
Mon
6:00 pm Drawing for Meditation
Drawing for Meditation
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drawing for Meditation @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Drawing for Meditation (6 session series – take one, a few, or all!) Instructor: Robin Feinman   Drawing is a workout for your brain. When you draw you can harness the power of your focus[...]
6:00 pm Fly Casting (in partnership with...
Fly Casting (in partnership with...
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fly Casting (in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fly Casting (3 evening class) in Partnership with Wounded Warrior Project Instructor: Fred DeCicco In this three-session class, the student will learn proper flycasting techniques for the simple overhead cast and the roll cast. The[...]

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