Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

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Wood Carving Studio 9:30 am
Wood Carving Studio
Apr 3 @ 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[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 5 @ 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[...]
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Collin Stackhouse CD Release Show! 7:00 pm
Collin Stackhouse CD Release Show!
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Collin Stackhouse CD Release Show! @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Collin Stackhouse CD Release Show! Collin Stackhouse is a Portland musician, originally from Fairbanks. His sound is that of a modern songwriter, but with roots in Irish and old-time fiddle and old-time banjo. Join Collin on[...]
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Introduction to Spoon Carving 9:00 am
Introduction to Spoon Carving
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Spoon Carving @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Spoon Carving Instructor: Wesley Hathaway How often do you use a spoon? Most of us use one to eat, to cook, and even to serve food. In this class you will learn how[...]
Handbuilt Clay Vessels 12:00 pm
Handbuilt Clay Vessels
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Handbuilt Clay Vessels @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Handbuilt Clay Vessels (2 session class) – NEW DATE Instructors: Toni Kaufman Join us for a weekend at The Folk School building cup and glass forms with clay. Many shapes and sizes are possible with[...]
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Wood Carving Studio 9:30 am
Wood Carving Studio
Apr 10 @ 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[...]
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Introduction to Working Antler and Bone 6:30 pm
Introduction to Working Antler and Bone
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Introduction to Working Antler and Bone @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Working Antler and Bone Instructor: Chase Hensel Students will work on one of three projects, an antler hairpin, an antler/bone creaser, or an antler spoon. Antler and bone are tough, durable and beautiful[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 12 @ 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[...]
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Build a Green Wood Chair 9:00 am
Build a Green Wood Chair
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Build a Green Wood Chair @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Build a Green Wood Chair – From a Birch Tree in the Woods to Your Dining Room (5 day course) Instructor: John Manthei Make a post and rung chair from green wood (Alaska Birch) and[...]
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP 7:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP
Apr 13 @ 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[...]
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Beginning Organic Gardening @ Calypso Farm 10:00 am
Beginning Organic Gardening @ Calypso Farm
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning Organic Gardening @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Beginning Organic Gardening A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Grow your own food, free of pesticides, herbicides and chemicals! This is an overview of ecological gardening methods such as[...]
All About Seeds & Starts @ Calypso Farm 12:30 pm
All About Seeds & Starts @ Calypso Farm
Apr 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
All About Seeds & Starts @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
All About Seeds & Starts A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Learn techniques for growing healthy, organic transplants at home. Topics include choosing seed varieties, potting soil and containers,[...]
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Old German Wooden Architecture, Furniture and Knickknacks 7:00 pm
Old German Wooden Architecture, Furniture and Knickknacks
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Old German Wooden Architecture, Furniture and Knickknacks @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Old German Wooden Architecture, Furniture and Knickknacks Presenter: Philip S. Marshall This evening’s talk is about a visit to the Franconia Open-Air Museum in Bad Windsheim, Bavaria, Germany.  With over 100 buildings ranging in age from[...]
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Wood Carving Studio 9:30 am
Wood Carving Studio
Apr 17 @ 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[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 19 @ 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[...]
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Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP 7:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
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Basic Drip Irrigation @ Calypso Farm 10:00 am
Basic Drip Irrigation @ Calypso Farm
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Basic Drip Irrigation @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Basic Drip Irrigation A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Drip Irrigation saves water, time and money and improves root growth. This hands-on workshop will give you all the information[...]
Root Cellar Basics @ Calypso Farm 12:30 pm
Root Cellar Basics @ Calypso Farm
Apr 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Root Cellar Basics @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Root Cellar Basics A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Store your vegetables through the winter! One of the oldest methods of vegetable storage, root cellars are a valuable tool[...]
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Wood Carving Studio 9:30 am
Wood Carving Studio
Apr 24 @ 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[...]
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Principles of Woodworking 6:00 pm
Principles of Woodworking
Apr 26 @ 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[...]
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Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP 7:00 pm
Build Your Own Pack Raft from a Kit – OPEN SHOP
Apr 27 @ 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 Cancelled – Instructor gone boating Instructor: Bruce Campbell Packraft Open Shop is for you:   If you are thinking about building your own packraft[...]
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Sheep & Wool Day @ Calypso Farm 1:00 pm
Sheep & Wool Day @ Calypso Farm
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sheep & Wool Day @ Calypso Farm @ Calypso Farm & Ecology Center | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Sheep & Wool Day A collaboration between the Folk School and Calypso Farm and Ecology Center Come up to Calypso to meet our Shetland flock and learn about raising sheep in Alaska, handling and washing[...]
Bowl Carving 9:00 am
Bowl Carving
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bowl Carving @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Bowl Carving (2 day class) Instructor: John Manthei Spend a weekend outdoors (weather permitting) creating a beautiful bowl from a green-wood half log. The style of bowl we will be carving has been referred to[...]
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