Sustainable Living Fundraiser Aug. 22nd

The Sustainable Living Center-Fairfield Ecological Design Center Fundraiser, Saturday, August 22nd,will raise funds for an executive director post. The SLC Board has selected Frank Cicela, presently with Clipper Turbine Works in Cedar Rapids.

A Slow Food 5-course meal will feature the talents of Sundar Raman, Grover Stock, and Torrey Witherspoon. Truckstop Souvenir’s Lauryn Shapter and Dennis James will perform. The gala fundraising dinner ticket is $100 per plate with options for corporate sponsorship.

The site is at 185th & B Street, just south of Abundance Ecovillage. For reservations call 469-5600 or log onto
Natural home tours and interactive workshops, 1-4:30 p.m, free of charge.
Mayor Ed Malloy is officiating the evening fundraising dinner. Guest speaker Lois Hunt, from the ISU Extension Service, will speak on the ISU partnership with the City of Fairfield in funding a three-year sustainability coordinator position to be held by Scott Timm.  Other featured speakers include Ken Hach of Wind on Rails, Fairfield’s own Francis Thicke, and Diane Dillon-Ridgley, Director for Interface Carpet and Plains Justice.

Fairfield Farmers Market

Wednesdays 3-6 p.m and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Grimes Street – South of Howard Park

Way Off Broadway Summer Season – Last Weekend
Pirates of Penzance

Aug 14-16
7:30 p.m. (except Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.)
Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts
We loved this show! Don’t miss it!

Carter Sampson
Friday,  August 14
8 p.m.
Cafe Paradiso

Ranajit Sengupta, sarode player with Fairfield’s own David Hurlin on tabla
Sunday, August 16
2:00 p.m.
Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Pavilion
$10, students $5

Live Comedy with Rocky Whatule and David E. Taylor

Thursday, August 20
8 p.m.
Tickets for the live comedy show are $10 in advance and $12 night of the show.
Tickets are available at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Box Office, online at and at the Red Rock Tavern.

The Drummer – Free Film
Friday,  August 21
7:15 p.m.
Fairfield Public Library
$1 for organic popcorn

Woodstock – 40th Anniversay Celebration Tribute

Saturday, August 29
8:00 p.m.
Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts

September Art Walk – All Things Local

Friday,  September 4th
FACC and Jefferson County Courthouse lawn

Second Biannual Tri-State Local Food Conference
Producing Sustainability: Growing Food, Growing Lives, Growing Economies
Friday, September 4, 2009
10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Fairfield Arts and Convention Center
 There’s something for everyone with two keynote speakers and nine concurrent sessions.  Program tracks include: Farm to Institution, Producer Innovation and Food System Advocates.  Early bird registration includes a delicious, locally grown lunch.  For more information call 641-472-6177. .  Register online

Beach Boys Benefit Concert for David Lynch Foundation
Finale of Endless Summer Tour
Monday, September 7 – Labor Day
Fairfield Middle School Grounds