Welcome to The Folk School of Fairbanks

Supporters

 

We want to thank all of our members, sponsors, and partners who make the Folk School possible!

MembersMembers are individuals who support our mission and contribute to The Folk School annually. You can become a member by donating any amount.  In return, you will be eligible for the special member rate on all of our classes, special members-only events, and will receive our monthly e-newsletter and annual report.  As a 501 (c) 3 organization, your donations to The Folk School are tax-deductible.  Click here to become a member.

Sponsors:  Our sponsors are local businesses that understand the need for a folk school in Fairbanks and support our efforts to fulfill our mission with financial and in-kind donations. As a sponsor we will post your logo, a paragraph about your business or organization and a link to your website on our sponsor page. If your organization would like to become a sponsor, please contact us.

Partners:  Our partners are organizations with which we share a mutually beneficial relationship. We share ideas, collaborate on programs and help promote one another. If you think we would make good partners, please contact us.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or partner of the Folk School Fairbanks, please contact us via our website, 907-451-0445 or info@thefolkschoolfairbanks.org.

 

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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[...]