Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

The Folk School of Fairbanks offers year-round, affordable classes and programs in a wide variety of hands-on disciplines for adults and youth.

Woodworking,  Boatbuilding,  Pottery,  Carving,  Basketmaking,  Blacksmithing,  Fiber Arts,  Tanning,  Book Arts,  Survival Skills,  Summer Camps for Kids and Adults,  Cooking,  Music,  Wild Plant Identification and Harvesting,  Food Preservation,  Farming,  Writing,  Journaling and Drawing,  Navigation,  Botany,  Biology,  and so much more…            Check out our Upcoming Classes!

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Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Tue
9:30 am Wood Carving Studio
Wood Carving Studio
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wood Carving Studio @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Wood Carving Studio (ongoing class) Instructor: Marianne Stolz This is an ongoing program in which we explore all aspects of traditional woodcarving from the most elementary to extremely complex. Projects can range from spoons and[...]
Mar
1
Thu
6:00 pm Beginning Spinning Series
Beginning Spinning Series
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginning Spinning Series @ Ester Volunteer Fire Department | Ester | Alaska | United States
Beginning Spinning: Learn How to Spin Your Own Yarn! (3 session series) A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Instructor: Susan Willsrud Learn how to create your own yarn!  No[...]
6:00 pm Principles of Woodworking
Principles of Woodworking
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 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[...]
Mar
2
Fri
5:00 pm OneTree First Friday at Trax Out...
OneTree First Friday at Trax Out...
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
OneTree First Friday at Trax Outdoor Center @ Trax Outdoor Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
One2Tree First Friday @ Trax Outdoor Center Art, music and delicious eats! We have an Amazing art show for Fairbanks this March! The Folk School Fairbanks and OneTree Alaska, a program of the University of[...]
7:00 pm Build Your Own Pack Raft from a ...
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a ...
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit - OPEN SHOP @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP Instructor: Bruce Campbell Packraft Open Shop is for you:   If you are thinking about building your own packraft and want to see what[...]
Mar
3
Sat
9:00 am Repair Cafe @ Metropolitan Garage!
Repair Cafe @ Metropolitan Garage!
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Repair Cafe @ Metropolitan Garage! @ Metropolitan Garage | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Repair Cafe @ Metropolitan Garage!   Metropolitan Garage, in collaboration with The Folk School, is holding a Repair Cafe Saturday morning, March 3rd from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. This is an open house event[...]