Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
May 1 @ 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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Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 9:00 am
Principles of Woodworking
May 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[...]
Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
May 4 @ 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
May 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[...]
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Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance 10:00 am
Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance Instructor: Brian Sprague This 2 hour session will provide a brief introduction to the essential anatomy and mechanical relationships of a chainsaw and quickly move into a discussion of the high[...]
Tree Felling and Firewood 2:00 pm
Tree Felling and Firewood
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tree Felling and Firewood @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Tree Felling and Firewood (2 session course) Instructor: Brian Sprague This is a two session class with the first, classroom-based, session at The Folk School. The second session will be held at a field location[...]
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Farm Planning Series (May – Aug.) 9:00 am
Farm Planning Series (May – Aug.)
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Farm Planning Series (May - Aug.) @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Farm Planning Series (May – Aug.) –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming[...]
Tree Pruning and Intro to Growing Apples in Alaska 11:00 am
Tree Pruning and Intro to Growing Apples in Alaska
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Tree Pruning and Intro to Growing Apples in Alaska @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Tree Pruning and Intro to Growing Apples in Alaska –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you[...]
Apple Tree Grafting 1:30 pm
Apple Tree Grafting
May 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Apple Tree Grafting @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Apple Tree Grafting –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming classes at Calypso[...]
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Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
Basic Fly Casting 6:30 pm
Basic Fly Casting
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Basic Fly Casting @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Basic Fly Casting (3 evening class) 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 class is suitable for beginning[...]
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Soil Basics 10:30 am
Soil Basics
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Soil Basics @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Soil Basics –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming classes at Calypso Farm[...]
Organic Fertilizers and Soil Testing 1:30 pm
Organic Fertilizers and Soil Testing
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Organic Fertilizers and Soil Testing @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Organic Fertilizers and Soil Testing –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through summer farming classes[...]
Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
Basic Fly Casting 6:30 pm
Basic Fly Casting
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Basic Fly Casting @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Basic Fly Casting (3 evening class) 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 class is suitable for beginning[...]
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FUNdamentals of Still Life Drawing – CLASS FULL 12:00 pm
FUNdamentals of Still Life Drawing – CLASS FULL
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
FUNdamentals of Still Life Drawing - CLASS FULL @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
FUNdamentals of Still Life Drawing Instructor: Somer Hahm Still life is the most popular of all the painting/drawing genres, it is the ideal subject to introduce fundamentals of drawing; a perfect foray for beginner artists.[...]
Basic Fly Casting 6:30 pm
Basic Fly Casting
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Basic Fly Casting @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Basic Fly Casting (3 evening class) 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 class is suitable for beginning[...]
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Tree Felling and Firewood 10:00 am
Tree Felling and Firewood
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tree Felling and Firewood @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Tree Felling and Firewood (2 session course) Instructor: Brian Sprague This is a two session class with the first, classroom-based, session at The Folk School. The second session will be held at a field location[...]
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You 1:00 pm
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You @ The Folk School and Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You! (two session class) Instructor: Elizabeth Eero Irving Nature Journaling is a way of experiencing and recording the natural world through drawing, painting and writing.[...]
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Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts) 1:30 pm
Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts)
May 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts) @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts) –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through[...]
Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
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Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
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Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts) 1:30 pm
Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts)
May 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts) @ Calypso Farm and Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Animal Husbandry – Sheep and Goats (2 parts) –  A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Are you an aspiring farmer or avid home gardener? Gain the skills you need through[...]
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Fundraiser Yard Sale at The Folk School! 9:00 am
Fundraiser Yard Sale at The Folk School!
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fundraiser Yard Sale at The Folk School! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Fundraiser Yard Sale at The Folk School! The Folk School is having a yard sale and tool swap fundraiser! As you do your spring cleaning, please set aside your clean and usable items, and donate[...]
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You 1:00 pm
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You @ The Folk School and Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Nature Journaling: Observe, Examine, and Record the Wild World Around You! (two session class) Instructor: Elizabeth Eero Irving Nature Journaling is a way of experiencing and recording the natural world through drawing, painting and writing.[...]
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper 2:00 pm
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper (2 day class) Instructor: Beverly Frey Join us in May for Suminagashi on paper. Suminagashi (from Japanese; sumi=ink, nagashi=floating or flowing) is the art of applying special Japanese inks to the[...]
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Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper 2:00 pm
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Suminagashi: Japanese Marbled Paper (2 day class) Instructor: Beverly Frey Join us in May for Suminagashi on paper. Suminagashi (from Japanese; sumi=ink, nagashi=floating or flowing) is the art of applying special Japanese inks to the[...]
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Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
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Carpentry Basics 5:30 pm
Carpentry Basics
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Carpentry Basics @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Carpentry Basics (8 session course) Instructors: John Manthei & David Costello Almost everyone, at some point in their life, needs to build a small building of some kind. It is a fun, practical and rewarding[...]
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