Fairfield, Iowa Events Calendar

Award-winning bluegrass comes to Cafe Paradiso when Circus No. 9 performs on July 18.

Wednesday, July 17 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, July 17 Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Sign-up at 7:45 p.m. Performances at 8 p.m. sharp. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, July 17Late Night Open Mic Night at the Depot. 10-11:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, July 18 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Thursday, July 18 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. 7:30 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, July 18 • ICON Thursday Video. Geoffrey Baker Lecture: Art and the Infinite—The Art of J.M.W. Turner. Doors open at 7 for refreshments, video starts promptly at 7:30 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252. $2 admission, free to members.

Thursday, July 18 Circus No. 9. Bluegrass virtuosos. 8 p.m., Café Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Thursday, July 18 House Band Jam Night with Jon Estrin. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Friday, July 19 • Fundraising Lunch. Divine Star Charities presents a delicious Indian vegetarian lunch to raise funds for the LOAF program, which feeds schoolchildren in need over the summer. 11:30 to 12:45 p.m. Phoenix Rising Hall, 207 W. Burlington, Fairfield. $15 donation. RESERVE BY July 18.

Friday, July 19 • Movies in Central Park: TBA. Approximately 8:30 p.m. Fairfield square. Free!

Saturday, July 20 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Sunday, July 21 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Sunday, July 21Irish Music Session. Come to play or to listen! 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, July 23 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Wednesday, July 24 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, July 24 Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Sign-up at 7:45 p.m. Performances at 8 p.m. sharp. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, July 24Late Night Open Mic Night at the Depot. 10-11:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, July 25 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Thursday, July 25 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. 7:30 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, July 25 • ICON Thursday Video. Frida. Celebrating Frida Kahlo Week at ICON. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, video starts at 8 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252. $2 admission, free to members.

Thursday, July 25 House Band Jam Night with Jon Estrin. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Friday, July 26 • Party and Paint. Join the fun for Frida Kahlo night! If you’ve never painted before, join the fun! ICON director Bill Teeple will take the group step by step in the creation of a simple painting inspired by Monet. 7:30-9:30 p.m. ICON Gallery, Fairfield. Please sign up in advance. $25 fee.

Saturday, July 27 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Saturday, July 27 • Meditating Entrepreneurs: Roundtable and Booksigning. Join a panel discussion about how to build a business and grow spiritually at the same time. 1-3 p.m. Revelations Cafe, Fairfield.

Saturday, July 27 • Meditating Entrepreneurs: Roundtable and Booksigning. Join Hal Goldstein and featured entrepreneurs for a discussion about how to build a business, make money, and grow spiritually at the same time. 1-3 p.m. Revelations Cafe, Fairfield.

Sunday, July 28 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Sunday, July 28Irish Music Session. Come to play or to listen! 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, July 30 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Wednesday, July 31 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, July 31 Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Sign-up at 7:45 p.m. Performances at 8 p.m. sharp. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, July 31Late Night Open Mic Night at the Depot. 10-11:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 1 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Thursday, August 1 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. 7:30 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, August 1 • ICON Thursday Video. To be announced. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, video starts at 8 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252. $2 admission, free to members.

Thursday, August 1 House Band Jam Night with Jon Estrin. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Friday, August 2 • Fairfield First Fridays. Shops and galleries are open on the square. 6-9:30 p.m, downtown Fairfield.

Saturday, August 3 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Saturday, August 3 • Blue Ribbon Blues Fest. Featuring the Altered Five Blues Band, with Kevin B.F. Burt, Ivy Ford Band, and Tony Blew. Opens 5:30 p.m. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Fairfield. Tickets $25. (641) 233-7438.

Sunday, August 4 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Sunday, August 4Remembering Red. Tribute to Red Skelton. 3 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Sunday, August 4 Irish Music Session. Come to play or to listen! 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, August 6 • Great Taste. The live cooking show hosted by Steve Boss. Guests to be announced.  7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of 2nd St. & Burlington, Fairfield. Free!

Tuesday, August 6 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Wednesday, August 7 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, August 7 Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Sign-up at 7:45 p.m. Performances at 8 p.m. sharp. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, August 7Late Night Open Mic Night at the Depot. 10-11:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 8 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Thursday, August 8 • Carlos Mencia: Laughin’ & Livin’ Tour.  The stand-up comedian is one of today’s most lauded entertainers and feared comics. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, August 8 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. 7:30 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, August 8 • ICON Thursday Video. To be announced. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, video starts at 8 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252. $2 admission, free to members.

Thursday, August 8 House Band Jam Night with Jon Estrin. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 8 • Carlos Mencia: Laughin’ and Livin’ Tour. The standup comedian is one of today’s most lauded entertainers. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Saturday, August 10 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Saturday, August 10 Contra Dance. All are welcome! All dances are taught.  7:30 p.m. Morning Star Studio Ballroom, 51½ N. Court (second floor). $10, kids under 12 free. fairfolk.org.

Sunday, August 11 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Sunday, August 11Irish Music Session. Come to play or to listen! 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, August 13 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Wednesday, August 14 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, August 14 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, August 14 Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Sign-up at 7:45 p.m. Performances at 8 p.m. sharp. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, August 14Late Night Open Mic Night at the Depot. 10-11:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 15 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Thursday, August 15 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. 7:30 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, August 15 • ICON Thursday Video. To be announced. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, video starts at 8 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252. $2 admission, free to members.

Thursday, August 15 House Band Jam Night with Jon Estrin. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Friday, August 16 • Movies in Central Park: TBA. Approximately 8:30 p.m. Fairfield square. Free!

Saturday, August 17 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Saturday, August 17 • George! The Concert. An evening of great Harrison songs featuring Nic Bold. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Sunday, August 18 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Sunday, August 18Irish Music Session. Come to play or to listen! 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Saturday, August 24 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Sunday, August 25 • Free Knitter’s Clinic. Bring your questions, a new project idea, or just stop by to knit. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016. Free!

Sunday, August 25Irish Music Session. Come to play or to listen! 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Saturday, August 31 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Tuesday, September 3 • Great Taste. The live cooking show hosted by Steve Boss. Guests to be announced.  7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of 2nd St. & Burlington, Fairfield. Free!

Wednesday, September 4 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 3 to 6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturdays and Wednesday through October.

Wednesday, September 4 Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Sign-up at 7:45 p.m. Performances at 8 p.m. sharp. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Friday, September 6 • Fairfield First Fridays. Shops and galleries are open on the square. 6-9:30 p.m, downtown Fairfield.

Saturday, September 7 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Saturday, September 14 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Saturday, September 14 Contra Dance. All are welcome! All dances are taught.  7:30 p.m. Morning Star Studio Ballroom, 51½ N. Court (second floor). $10, kids under 12 free. fairfolk.org.

Friday, September 20 • Movies in Central Park: TBA. Approximately 8:30 p.m. Fairfield square. Free!

Tuesday, October 1 • Great Taste. The live cooking show hosted by Steve Boss. Guests to be announced.  7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of 2nd St. & Burlington, Fairfield. Free!

Friday, October 4 • Fairfield First Fridays. Shops and galleries are open on the square. 6-9:30 p.m, downtown Fairfield.

Saturday, October 5 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Come for fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, baked goods, vegetable and flower plants, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes. Saturday mornings and Wednesday afternoons through October.

Friday, November 1 • Fairfield First Fridays. Shops and galleries are open on the square. 6-9:30 p.m, downtown Fairfield.

Friday, December 6 • Fairfield First Fridays. Shops and galleries are open on the square. 6-9:30 p.m, downtown Fairfield.