Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

 

Become a Member!

Members are individuals who support our mission and contribute to The Folk School.

Your membership contributions support the ongoing operations of The Folk School, the development of new programming, and helps us keep the cost of classes as low as possible.

Note: Memberships are solicited annually.

Membership Rates per Year (the minimum donation to qualify as a member – larger donations are always welcome!):

  • $20 Student & Active Duty Military Personnel
  • $35 Individual
  • $50 Family

Sustaining Members:

You may also choose to take the next step and become a sustaining member. Sustaining members donate an amount of their choosing each month. To become a sustaining member, indicate this choice on the membership form below and then click on the Subscribe button on the Payment Options page to set up your recurring payment.

 All members are eligible for the following benefits:

  • special member rate on all of our classes; and,
  • a subscription to our monthly e-newsletter and annual report.

*As a 501 (c) 3 organization, your donations to the Folk School are tax-deductible.

To become a Folk School Member:

Please fill out the membership form below and click on the “Submit” button. This will take you to Payment Options page, where you can make your donation through PayPal (or you may send a check by mail).


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Upcoming Events

May
1
Mon
9:00 am Principles of Woodworking
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[...]
May
2
Tue
5:30 pm Carpentry Basics
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[...]
May
4
Thu
6:00 pm Principles of Woodworking
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[...]
May
6
Sat
10:00 am Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance
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[...]
11:00 am Introduction to Natural Soap Making
Introduction to Natural Soap Making
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Introduction to Natural Soap Making @ The Folk School | Fairbanks | Alaska | United States
Introduction to Natural Soap Making Instructor: Lidiia Olszowy                       Learn to make soap from scratch with us! This class will give you a simple introduction[...]
2:00 pm Tree Felling and Firewood
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[...]