Day Trips & Special Events


First Friday Winter Lecture Series

First Fridays of January, and February
3:00 - 4:30 pm in the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center Theatre
FREE and open to the public - Registration is not required. Invite a potential new member!
After the lecture, go on to Fairbanks First Friday events!

Topics and speakers for the 2017-2018 season TBA



 Professor's Choice Lecture Series

Our Fall 2017 installment will be
Mondays Sept. 18 - Oct. 9, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Schaible Auditorium (in Bunnell Building, next to the new Engineering Building, on UAF lower campus)
FREE and open to the public – bring a friend!

Current OLLI members are encouraged, but not required, to register for this as a free course, SOC-01.

This lecture series aspires to share with OLLI members and the general public some of the wealth of knowledge and experience of the University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty. The series spotlights UAF professors and professors emeriti, encouraging them to share topics of their own choice.

Topics and speakers TBA

 


Day Trips for 2017

Arctic Qiviut Mill Tour
Tuesday June 6, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
You will see the whole process of how Arctic Qiviut transforms raw muskox fiber to beautiful yarn, yarnwear and insoles, and have a chance to shop in their onsite gift shop.
Click here for details and registration.

Miniature Horse Farm Tour
Wednesday July 12, 2:00 - 4: 00 pm
Renee Blahuta will share with us her journey with miniature horses, information about the horses and how they perceive things.
Click here for details and registration.

To Register for a Day Trip:
CLICK HERE for OLLI's registration site.
Log in. (Use the "forgot password" link if you need to have your username and password emailed to you.)
Select "2017 Day Trips" as the semester; then click "Search."
The registration process is the same as for classes. OLLI doesn't collect any fees for day trips, but some of the events require you to pay the vendor directly.
We also take your reservation over the phone. Please call the OLLI office at 474-6607 
 
Day trips we did in 2016:
Alaska Salmon Bake
Tour of Ursa Major Distillery
North Pole Peonies & Lilyvale Farm Tour
Tour of Fairbanks Distilling Co.
Guardian Flight Hangar Tour (one in July, one in October)
Chena Flood Control Project Tour


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