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
HooDoo Brewery Tour
Wednesday July 26, 3:00 pm
Tour the HooDoo Brewery with President and Head Brewer, Bobby Wilken. See the whole process and learn about the different kinds of beer produced.
Click here for details and registration.
Miniature Horse Farm Tour
Wednesday July 12, 2:00 - 4: 00 pm
2nd tour added Friday July 14, 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 for July 14 date.
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 2017:
Alaska Salmon Bake
Arctic Qiviut Mill Tour
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