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

Dec
21
Thu
6:00 pm Principles of Woodworking
Principles of Woodworking
Dec 21 @ 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[...]
Jan
8
Mon
4:45 pm Adventures in Woodworking III (a...
Adventures in Woodworking III (a...
Jan 8 @ 4:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking III (ages 12 & up) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Woodworking III– (ages 12 & up) – (10 session class) Instructor: John Manthei Adventures in Woodworking III is a more advanced program for kids 12 and older who are excited about woodworking and[...]
Jan
10
Wed
4:45 pm Adventures in Woodworking II (ag...
Adventures in Woodworking II (ag...
Jan 10 @ 4:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking II (ages 11-14) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Woodworking II – (ages 11-14) – (10 session class) Instructor: John Manthei The goal of this program (in addition to having fun making cool stuff) will be to develop proficiency in a wide[...]
6:00 pm Private Class
Private Class
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Private Class @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Private Event This class is not open to the public.  
Jan
11
Thu
6:00 pm Principles of Woodworking
Principles of Woodworking
Jan 11 @ 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[...]
Jan
17
Wed
6:00 pm Private Class
Private Class
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Private Class @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Private Event This class is not open to the public.