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Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP 12:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 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 This Open Shop time is scheduled to give those who are registered for the Build Your Own Pack Raft from a[...]
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Forging On – Open Shop Project Time 10:00 am
Forging On – Open Shop Project Time
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Forging On – Open Shop Project Time @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Forging On: Open Shop Project Time –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Instructor: Tom Zimmer This is a NEW class style based on the Open Shop idea.  Registration[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
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Adventures in Woodworking II 3:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking II
Apr 4 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking II @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Woodworking II – (13 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[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
Basic Woodworking – CLASS FULL 4:00 pm
Basic Woodworking – CLASS FULL
Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basic Woodworking - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Basic Woodworking – (13 session class) – CLASS FULL Instructor: James L. Baird Basic Woodworking is a class introducing the student to working with wood. Measuring, cutting, shaping, drilling, fastening, and finishing operations will be introduced[...]
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Beginning Spinning Series 6:00 pm
Beginning Spinning Series
Apr 6 @ 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[...]
Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 6 @ 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 out[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife 6:00 pm
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife (2 day course) – A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Instructor: Tom Zimmer This 2 day class will introduce you to the world[...]
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Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – CLASS FULL 10:00 am
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – CLASS FULL
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – CLASS FULL Instructor: Bruce Campbell Build your own lightweight pack raft that you order from a DIY Pack Raft Kit! Pack rafting has become very popular.[...]
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife 10:00 am
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Forging a Viking Styled Hand Knife (2 day course) – A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Instructor: Tom Zimmer This 2 day class will introduce you to the world[...]
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) 10:00 am
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs)
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy For many people it is an Easter egg decorated using a method similar to batik, but for Ukrainians it’s more than just a pretty egg. The Ukrainian[...]
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Workshop 2:00 pm
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Workshop
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Workshop @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Workshop Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy This is a workshop for students who have previously attended the “Traditional Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs)” class. This is an opportunity for you to write more[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
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Adventures in Woodworking II 3:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking II
Apr 11 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Adventures in Woodworking II @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Woodworking II – (13 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[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
Basic Woodworking – CLASS FULL 4:00 pm
Basic Woodworking – CLASS FULL
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Basic Woodworking - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Basic Woodworking – (13 session class) – CLASS FULL Instructor: James L. Baird Basic Woodworking is a class introducing the student to working with wood. Measuring, cutting, shaping, drilling, fastening, and finishing operations will be introduced[...]
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Beginning Spinning Series 6:00 pm
Beginning Spinning Series
Apr 13 @ 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[...]
Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 13 @ 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 out[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
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Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – CLASS FULL 10:00 am
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – CLASS FULL
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – CLASS FULL Instructor: Bruce Campbell Build your own lightweight pack raft that you order from a DIY Pack Raft Kit! Pack rafting has become very popular.[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
Sustainable Singing For Life 6:00 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sustainable Singing For Life – (4 session course for all ages) Instructor: Ryan Bowers Our voice is the one instrument we all possess, but knowing how to “play” this instrument is not automatic. We carry[...]
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Private Event 5:30 pm
Private Event
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Private Event @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Private Event This event is not open to the public. If you would like to rent the Folk School space for a private party or event, please contact us at info@thefolkschoolfairbanks.org or 907-451-0445! Visit our[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 19 @ 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[...]
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP 7:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP
Apr 19 @ 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 This Open Shop time is scheduled to give those who are registered for the Build Your Own Pack Raft from a[...]
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Beginning Spinning Series 6:00 pm
Beginning Spinning Series
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 20 @ 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 out[...]
Sustainable Singing For Life 6:00 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sustainable Singing For Life – (4 session course for all ages) Instructor: Ryan Bowers Our voice is the one instrument we all possess, but knowing how to “play” this instrument is not automatic. We carry[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
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Introduction to Spindle Turning – CLASS FULL 12:00 pm
Introduction to Spindle Turning – CLASS FULL
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Spindle Turning - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Spindle Turning Instructor: Charles Simmons   Learn how to turn a fantastic table leg! This course will provide the basis for the ability to make a wide range of projects, such as furniture[...]
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Forging On – Open Shop Project Time 10:00 am
Forging On – Open Shop Project Time
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Forging On – Open Shop Project Time @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Forging On: Open Shop Project Time –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Instructor: Tom Zimmer This is a NEW class style based on the Open Shop idea.  Registration[...]
Get an Edge on Your Tools 10:00 am
Get an Edge on Your Tools
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Get an Edge on Your Tools @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Get an Edge on Your Tools Instructor: John Peirce There is nothing quite like a properly shaped and sharpened woodworking tool. It makes life easier and safer, greatly reduces frustration and yields a much better[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
Sustainable Singing For Life 6:00 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sustainable Singing For Life – (4 session course for all ages) Instructor: Ryan Bowers Our voice is the one instrument we all possess, but knowing how to “play” this instrument is not automatic. We carry[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 26 @ 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[...]
Fung-tastic Morels and Where to Find Them 6:00 pm
Fung-tastic Morels and Where to Find Them
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fung-tastic Morels and Where to Find Them @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fung-tastic Morels and Where to Find Them Instructor: Christin Anderson Spring is here, and it’s time to study up on techniques for finding wild mushrooms. I will blend practical and scientific knowledge to teach you[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 27 @ 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 out[...]
Sustainable Singing For Life 6:00 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sustainable Singing For Life @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sustainable Singing For Life – (4 session course for all ages) Instructor: Ryan Bowers Our voice is the one instrument we all possess, but knowing how to “play” this instrument is not automatic. We carry[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 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[...]
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP 7:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP
Apr 28 @ 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 This Open Shop time is scheduled to give those who are registered for the Build Your Own Pack Raft from a[...]
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Working With Handplanes: Benchplane Use and Tune-up 10:00 am
Working With Handplanes: Benchplane Use and Tune-up
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Working With Handplanes: Benchplane Use and Tune-up @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Working With Handplanes: Benchplane Use and Tune-up Instructor: John Peirce Handplanes form the backbone of a hand woodworkers tool kit. Many people have a plane or two passed down from a relative or have acquired[...]
Adventures in Lip Balm 11:00 am
Adventures in Lip Balm
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 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. We can then customize it for your personal needs and the central Alaskan climate. We[...]
The Tomato Whisperer: Secrets of Growing Bountiful Tomatoes! 1:00 pm
The Tomato Whisperer: Secrets of Growing Bountiful Tomatoes!
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Tomato Whisperer: Secrets of Growing Bountiful Tomatoes! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
The Tomato Whisperer: Secrets of Growing Bountiful Tomatoes! Instructor: Elizabeth Eero Irving    Have you been frustrated growing tomatoes? Do you have puny plants and poor production? Struggle no more! In this class, we’ll go[...]
Adventures in Lip Balm Workshop 3:00 pm
Adventures in Lip Balm Workshop
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventures in Lip Balm Workshop @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Adventures in Lip Balm Workshop Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy This is a workshop for students who have previously attended the “Adventures in Lip Balm” class. This is an opportunity for you to make more lip balms,[...]
Private Event 6:00 pm
Private Event
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Private Event @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Private Event This event is not open to the public. If you would like to rent the Folk School space for a private party or event, please contact us at info@thefolkschoolfairbanks.org or 907-451-0445! Visit our[...]
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