Fairfield, Iowa Events Calendar

 

Wednesday, Jan. 17th • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wednesday, January 17th • Everyone Can Eat: Food Security for Southeast Iowa. Potluck and community discussion with special guests Faith Reeves, farm manager at the Sky Factory, and Dee Sandquist, farmer, dietician, and Jefferson County Supervisor. 6:30 p.m. SEED Center Eco Barn, 2143 185th St., Fairfield. Sponsored by the Sustainable Living Coalition and the Southeast Iowa Sierra Club.

Wednesday, Jan. 17th • Late Night Open Mic. With Tim Carey. 10 p.m.-close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, Jan. 18th • ICON ThursdayICON Slide Show. India Photos by Alexandra Ulmer. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, presentation starts at 8 p.m. $2 admission, free to members. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252.

Thursday, January 18th • Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Help fight hunger! Attend the Empty Bowls event on January 21.

Saturday, January 20th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Saturday, Jan. 20th • Latinwood Dance Party. With DJ G Rod. 8-1 1 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Sunday, Jan. 21st • Empty Bowls. Come for soup, leave with your bowl! All proceeds to Action Against Hunger or The Lord’s Cupboard. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Maharishi School Courtyard Kitchen. $25 admission.

Sunday, Jan. 21st • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, Jan. 21st • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Sunday, Jan. 21st • Free Screening of Mission Blue. The Southeast Iowa Sierra Club presents the award-winning documentary Mission Blue, which examines the life’s work of legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle, a tireless champion for protecting the ocean’s  creatures.  Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway, 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Free (donations welcome).

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd • Understanding Financial Statements. Professor Andy Bargerstock teaches the last workshop in a four-part series.Andy’s ability to make accounting understandable and clear is legendary among his students. 7 p.m. Fairfield Public Library. Free.

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd • Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club: Troy Van Beek. “Leading the Way through the Midwest’s Energy Paradigm Shift.” Van Beek, a former Navy SEAL, shares his story. 7:30 p.m. HyVee Club Room, 1600 W. Burlington Ave., Fairfield. Free. Refreshments served.

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd • Everybody Sings. Community choir. All welcome, no auditions necessary. Rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Morning Star Studio. 51-1/2 S. Court, Fairfield.

Wednesday, Jan. 24th • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wednesday, Jan. 24th • Late Night Open Mic. With Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, January 25th • Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, January 25th • The Cantafios. Jazz standards. 6–8 p.m., Café Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Thursday, January 25th • Stomp. In this all-new show, the eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, Jan. 25th • ICON Thursday. India Photos by David Fleming. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, presentation starts at 8 p.m. $2 admission, free to members. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252.

Thursday, January 25th • ICON Thursday Video. To be announced. Doors open at 7:30 for refreshments, video starts at 8 p.m. $2 admission, free to members. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252.

Thursday, January 25th • Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Saturday, January 27th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Saturday, Jan. 27th • Amine Kouider. 8:30-10:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Sunday, Jan. 28th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, Jan. 28th • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, Jan. 30th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Tuesday, Jan. 30th • Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club.  7:30 p.m. HyVee Club Room, 1600 W. Burlington Ave., Fairfield. Free.

Tuesday, Jan. 30th • Everybody Sings. Community choir. All welcome, no auditions necessary. Rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Morning Star Studio. 51-1/2 S. Court, Fairfield.

Wednesday, Jan. 31st  • A Night with Janis Joplin. The Broadway hit musical journey resurrects the queen of rock and roll and celebrates the inspirations of one of rock music’s greatest legends. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Wednesday, Jan. 31st • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wednesday, Jan. 31st • Late Night Open Mic. With Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

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

Thursday, February 1st • Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Friday, February 2nd • Fairfield First Fridays. A Taste of Fairfield. Local food, food films, extended shopping hours and gallery openings. 6–9 p.m., downtown Fairfield. FairfieldFirstFridays.org.

Saturday, February 3rd • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Saturday, February 3rd • Elizabeth Moen. 8 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Sunday, February 4th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, February 4th • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, February 6th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Tuesday, February 6th • Great Taste Live. Join host Steve Boss for a taping of the live KRUU radio show on food. With special guests and tastings. 7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of Burlington & 2nd St., Fairfield.

Tuesday, February 6th • Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club.  7:30 p.m. HyVee Club Room, 1600 W. Burlington Ave., Fairfield. Free.

Tuesday, February 6th • Everybody Sings. Community choir. All welcome, no auditions necessary. Rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Morning Star Studio. 51-1/2 S. Court, Fairfield.

Wednesday, February 7th • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wednesday, February 7th • Late Night Open Mic. With Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, February 8th • Steve & Michaela McLain. 6-8 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Thursday, February 8th • SEED Center Monthly Potluck. Potluck and community discussion with special guests to be announced. 6:30 p.m. SEED Center Eco Barn, 2143 185th St., Fairfield. Sponsored by the Sustainable Living Coalition and the Southeast Iowa Sierra Club.

Thursday, February 8th • Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Friday, February 9th • Edge of Illusion. Featuring master illusionist Reza. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, February 10th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Saturday, February 10th • Contra Dance. All are welcome, no partner necessary. 7:30 p.m. Morning Star Studio Ballroom, 51½ N. Court (second floor). $10; $5 students, seniors, faculty. More information at www.fairfolk.org.

Saturday, February 10th • String Symphony. 8 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Saturday, February 10th • The Riverdogs. 8:30-10:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Sunday, February 11th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, February 11th • Pelov & Penn. Featuring vocal duets from two top opera performers touring today 3 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Sunday, February 11th • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, February 12th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Tuesday, February 12th • Everybody Sings. Community choir. All welcome, no auditions necessary. Rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Morning Star Studio. 51-1/2 S. Court, Fairfield.

Wednesday, February 14th • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wednesday, February 14th • Late Night Open Mic. With Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, February 15th • SEED Century Potluck & Discussion. Topic to be announced. All are invited! 6:30 p.m. SEED Center Eco Barn, 2143 185th St., Fairfield. Sponsored by the Sustainable Living Coalition and the Southeast Iowa Sierra Club.

Thursday, February 15th • Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Saturday, February 17th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Sunday, February 18th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, February 18th • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Saturday, February 19 • An Evening with Lonestar. Lonestar merges their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals 7:30 p.m. Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Wednesday, February 21st • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Thursday, February 22nd • Gobsmacked! Direct from sellout concerts in London, Hong Kong, and Edinburgh comes the mind-blowing a cappella show that redefines the limits of the human voice. 7:30 p.m. Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, February 24th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Saturday, February 24th • Daddy Daughter Dance. Hosted by Jefferson County Relay for Life, the enchanted evening is for girls preschool through 6th grade and their dads, grandpas, uncles, or other special person. 6 p.m. Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, February 24th • Van & the Movers. 8:30-10:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Sunday, February 25th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, February 25th • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, February 27th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 6:30-8 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Tuesday, February 27th • Everybody Sings. Community choir. All welcome, no auditions necessary. Rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Morning Star Studio. 51-1/2 S. Court, Fairfield.

Wednesday, February 28th • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Saturday, March 3rd • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Thursday, March 3rd • John Anderson Unplugged. The country music treasure performs some of his greatest hits. 7:30 p.m. Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, March 3rd • Elizabeth Moen. 8 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Sunday, March 4th • Free Knitting Workshop. For all levels. 2-4 p.m. At Home Store, 52 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-1016.

Sunday, March 4th • Irish Jam. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, March 6th • Great Taste Live. Join host Steve Boss for a taping of the live KRUU radio show on food. With special guests and tastings. 7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of Burlington & 2nd St., Fairfield.

Wednesday, March 7th • Open Mic Night at Cafe Paradiso. Stand-ups, musicians, and writers come together for a night of new material. 7:45 p.m. sign-up, 8 p.m. show, Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Friday, March 9th • Amazing Grace. An original Broadway musical based on the awe-inspiring story behind the world’s most beloved song. 7:30 p.m. Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, March 10th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Saturday, March 10th • Contra Dance. All are welcome, no partner necessary. Live music by the Café Céilí Band, with caller Jennifer Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. Morning Star Studio Ballroom, 51½ N. Court (second floor). $10; $5 students, seniors, faculty. More information at www.fairfolk.org.

Sunday, March 11th • 10 String Symphony. 8 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Friday, March 16Gratefull Ball: The Traelin’ McCourys & the Jeff Austin Band. FAIRfest at the Sondheim Series. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, March 17th • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts. Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court, Fairfield. Every Saturday through April.

Tuesday, March 20thRoss Jallo, Organist. This rising star on the organ pipes is currently pursing his Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Thursday, March 22ndWindsync. This young woodwind quintet mixes familiar classical music with well-known tunes and a fascinating stage presence. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, March 24thJohn Conlee. The legendary country music singer brings classic country to the Sondheim, including his iconic hit, “Rose Colored Glasses.” 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Tuesday, April 3rd • Great Taste Live. Join host Steve Boss for a taping of the live KRUU radio show on food. With special guests and tastings. 7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of Burlington & 2nd St., Fairfield.

Thursday, April 5th • TAO: Drum Heart. Athleticism and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, April 7Iowa Outlaws and San Francisco Angels. With William Elliot Witmore. FAIRfest at the Sondheim Series. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, April 14th • Contra Dance. All are welcome, no partner necessary. Live music by the Café Céilí Band, with caller Jennifer Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. Morning Star Studio Ballroom, 51½ N. Court (second floor). $10; $5 students, seniors, faculty. More information at www.fairfolk.org.

Sunday, April 22ndDerik Nelson & Family. Velvety three-part vocal harmonies. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Friday, April 27thCabaret. Hear some of the most memorable songs in theater history, including “Cabaret” and “Maybe this Time.” 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Tuesday, May 8thMartin Soderberg. “A Musical Journey” is a fresh new approach to a classical piano concert. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Saturday, May 12thThe Hit Men—Time Travel Tour. Time travel through the most magnificent years of rock and roll. Featuring Jimmy Ryan of Fairfield. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Friday, May 18thMJ Live! A tribute to the king of pop, Michael Jackson. 7:30 p.m.  Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.