Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

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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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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[...]
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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[...]
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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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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[...]
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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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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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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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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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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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[...]
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,[...]
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