Fairfield, Iowa Events Calendar

The Choir of Man comes to the Sondheim on October 18.

Wednesday, October 17 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 3-6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17 • 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, October 17 • Quest for Beauty Series: American Painting. Tonight: “Ash Can School.” Taught by ICON director Bill Teeple. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 919-6252. $10 per class.

Wednesday, October 17 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, October 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.

Thursday, October 18 • The Choir of Man. A pint-filled good time set in a working pub, combining hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, October 18 • ICON Thursday Video. Eva Hesse. A PBS American Masters Documentary. 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, October 18 • SEED Center Potluck. All are invited to an evening of inspiration, great food, music, and community good news. 6:30 p.m. Eco Barn at the SEED Center, 2143 185th St., Fairfield.

Thursday, October 18 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, October 18 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Dance till midnight at the MUM Halloween Dance on October 27.

Friday-Monday, Oct. 19-22 • MOVIES AT THE ORPHEUM. Mark Felt, Friday at 7:30 p.m. All the King’s Men, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Batteries Not Included, Sun-Mon at 7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Friday, October 19 • Closing Reception and Walk-Through for Visionary Dimensions. A walk-through with the artists hosted by BIll Teeple. 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Walk-through begins at 8:15 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252.

Friday, October 19 • The Chickadees. A delightfully refreshing duo from Ottumwa. 8:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, October 20 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Weds. 3-6 p.m.

Saturday, October 20 Chinese Warriors of Peking.  A high-intensity exhibition of breathtaking acrobatics. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Saturday, October 20 • The Awful Purdies. All-female folksy homegrown gem. 8 p.m., Café Paradiso, Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Saturday, October 203=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. 8:30 p.m., The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Sunday, October 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.

Sunday, October 21 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Sunday, October 21 • Halloween Dance. Featuring Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Sponsored by the Fairfield Latin & Ballroom Association. Morning Star Studio, 51-1/2 S. Court, Fairfield. (641) 919-5698.

Monday, October 22 • Organist Jan Kraybill. The Barhydt Organ: A Community of Voices. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Tuesday, October 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.

Tuesday, October 23 • Is It A Whole Grain? What is a whole grain? How much do you need in your diet? Learn about whole grains and how to cook with them. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 30. $5 for the series. Jefferson County Extension. 641-472-4166.

Wednesday, October 24 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 3-6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, October 24 • 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, October 24 • Quest for Beauty Series: American Painting. Tonight: “Moderism, Abstract Expressionism.” Taught by ICON director Bill Teeple. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 919-6252. $10 per class.

Wednesday, October 24 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, October 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.

Thursday, October 25 • Candidate Forum.  Iowa Senate and House candidates answer questions. 6:30 p.m. Sondheim Center, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, October 25 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, October 25 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, October 25 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Friday, October 26 • Benefit Lunch. All of the proceeds raised from this 9-course vegetarian Indian feast will be donated to Iowa Wins. $12. 11:30 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Phoenix Rising Hall, 207 W. Burlington, Fairfield. Reservations required by October 25: (641) 451-1331.

Friday-Monday, Oct. 26-29 • MOVIES AT THE ORPHEUM. The Birds, Fri-Sat at 7:30 p.m. The Addams Family Sun-Mon at 7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Friday, October 26 • Zachary Daniels Band. Indie-alternative and pop-rock. 8:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, October 27 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Weds. 3-6 p.m.

Saturday, October 27 • MUM Halloween Dance Party. Dance lights by City Boy Lasers of Denver, CO, for DJ Nina and DJ Bring The Noize. With massage, flow performers, glow face painting, and more. $10 admission, $5 with costume. 8 p.m.–midnight, FACC, Fairfield.

Saturday, October 27 • The Loading Zone. Paul Fauerso presents the latest incarnation of his popular San Francisco ’60s band. Hear radical new takes on old favorite, originals, and improv surprises. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Saturday, October 27 • MUM Halloween Dance. Special guests City Boy Lasers from Denver will be creating visual magic with authentic rave lighting for DJ Nina and DJ Bring The Noize. Massage, glow paint, and flow performers. $10 admission, $5 with costume. Immersive dance experience. 8 p.m. to midnight. Fairfield Arts & Convention Center. Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Saturday, October 27 • Feist Club Burlesque: Hocus Poke-Us. Time-warping, witchy cabaret with raging-hot numbers. 8:30 p.m., Morning Star Studio, 51 N. Court St., Fairfield. Facebook.com/FeistClub.

Saturday, October 27 • Van and the Movers. Blues with a feeling. 8:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Sunday, October 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.

Sunday, October 28 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, October 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.

Tuesday, October 30 • Haunted: A Night of Spooky Stories and Troublesome Tales. Curated by Meredith Siemsen, featuring true stories and freaky fiction by regional writers. 8 p.m., Café Paradiso, Fairfield. CafeParadiso.net.

Wednesday, October 31 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Last day of the outdoor market! Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 3-6 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, October 31 • 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, October 31 • Quest for Beauty Series: American Painting. Tonight: “1955-1980.” Taught by ICON director Bill Teeple. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 919-6252. $10 per class.

Wednesday, October 31 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, November 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.

Thursday, November 1 • Spamalot. The outrageous musical comedy brings its search for the Holy Grail to Fairfield. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, November 1 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, November 1 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, November 1 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Friday, November 2 • Fairfield First Fridays: Gallery Hop. Galleries and shops open around the square. Music, entertainment, food. 6-9 p.m., Fairfield Square.

Friday, November 2 • Diane Frank: Book Signing. 7-9 p.m., ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St.. Fairfield square.

Friday, November 2 • John Anderson: An Acoustic Evening. Country music treasure. 7:30 p.m., FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Friday-Monday, Nov. 2-5 • MOVIES AT THE ORPHEUM. To be announced.  Fri-Sat at 7:30 p.m. Sun-Mon at 7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Saturday, November 3 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Saturday, November 3 • Fall Craft & Vendor Show. Over 40 vendors. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. FACC, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Sunday, November 4 • Everybody Sings: Mozart for All Souls & All Saints. Community chorus. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center, Fairfield. FairfieldACC.com.

Sunday, November 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.

Sunday, November 4 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for tea and tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Monday, November 5 • Poetry Reading: Rustin Larson and Diane Frank. 7:45 p.m. Sustainable Living Building, MUM Campus, Fairfield.

Tuesday, November 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, November 7 • Great Taste. Held on Weds. this month! Join host Steve Boss for the monthly show on food. With special guests and recipe tasting. 7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of Burlington & 2nd St., Fairfield. Free.

Wednesday, November 7 • 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, November 7 • Quest for Beauty Series: American Painting. Tonight: Epilogue. Taught by ICON director Bill Teeple. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 919-6252. $10 per class.

Wednesday, November 7 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, November 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.

Thursday, November 8 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, November 8 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, November 8 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, November 10 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Saturday, November 10 Contra Dance. All are welcome! Live music, 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, November 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.

Sunday, November 11 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for tea and tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Sunday, November 11 • California Guitar Trio. Since 1991 the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses very style of music.  7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Tuesday, November 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, November 14 • 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, November 14 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, November 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.

Thursday, November 15 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, November 15 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, November 15 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, November 17 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, November 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.

Sunday, November 18 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for tea and tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, November 20 • 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, November 21 • 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, November 21 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, November 22 • 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.

Thursday, November 22 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, November 22 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, November 22 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, November 24 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, November 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.

Sunday, November 25 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for tea and tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, November 27 • 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, November 28 • 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, November 28 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Friday, November 30 • Carol of the King: The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular. Featuring 20 of the world’s most skilled Irish dancers and musicians, Carol of the King features an original, inspiring Christmas story of love and salvation.  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, December 1 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, December 2 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.

Sunday, December 2 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for tea and tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, December 4 • 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!

Tuesday, December 4Great Taste. Join host Steve Boss for the monthly show on food. With special guests and recipe tasting. 7 p.m. Green Building Supply, corner of Burlington & 2nd St., Fairfield. Free.

Wednesday, December 5 • 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, December 5 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, December 6 • 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.

Thursday, December 6 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, December 6 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, December 6 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Friday, December 7 • Fairfield First Fridays: Holiday Celebration. Galleries and shops open around the square. Music, entertainment, food. 6-9 p.m., Fairfield Square.

Saturday, December 8 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Saturday, December 8 Contra Dance. All are welcome! Live music, all dances are taught. 7:30 p.m. Morning Star Studio Ballroom, 51½ N. Court (second floor). $10, kids under 12 free. fairfolk.org.

Saturday, December 8 • It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. The beloved holiday classic comes tolife, performed by Iowa Stage Theatre Company of Des Moines. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Sunday, December 9 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.

Sunday, December 9 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, December 11 • 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, December 12 • 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, December 12 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, December 13Steve Earle and the Dukes. Featuring the acclaimed Americana singer-songwriter. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, December 13 • 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.

Thursday, December 13 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, December 13 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, December 13 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, December 15 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, December 16 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.

Sunday, December 16 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Tuesday, December 18 • 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, December 19 • 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, December 19 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, December 20 • 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.

Thursday, December 20 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, December 20 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, December 20 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, December 22 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, December 23 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.

Sunday, December 23 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, December 26 • 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, December 26 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, December 27 • 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.

Thursday, December 27 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, December 27 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, December 27 • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, December 29 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, December 30 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.

Sunday, December 30 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Wednesday, January 2 • 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 2 • Late Night Open Mic at the Depot. Tim Carey emcees this rich and fabulous Depot tradition, always a hoot and a holler. Sign up for a slot starting around 9:30 p.m. Performances begin at 10 p.m. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Thursday, January 3 • 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.

Thursday, January 3 • ICON Thursday Video. 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, January 3 • 3=One Jazz Trio. Beautiful, melodic standards and originals. Every Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m. The Bookhouse, 56 E. Burlington, Fairfield. No cover.

Thursday, January 3  • Open Mic Jam Night at the Depot. Enjoy house band action starting around 9 p.m., with a sign up sheet that allows you to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8-11 p.m. No cover. The Depot Brewery, 500 N. 4th St., Fairfield. TheDepotBrewery.com.

Saturday, January 5 • Indoor Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 209 S. Court. Fairfield.

Sunday, January 6 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.

Tuesday, January 8 • 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!

Sunday, January 6 • Irish Music Session. Stop by for a hot cuppa tae and some tunes from the Emerald Isle. With Tim Britton and a changing assortment of musicians. 3-5 p.m. Cafe Paradiso, 101 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-0856.

Saturday, January 12 • John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party. The official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper’s final tour. 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, January 19 • Terri Clark. A distinctive voice on the country music landscape. 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, January 26 • Sleeping Beauty. The Russian National Ballet Theatre brings 50 dancers to a traditional staging of the classic fairytale. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Thursday, January 31 • ABBA Mania. A spectacular musical recreation of the last ever concert by the Swedish disco sensation ABBA. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Monday, February 11 • Rock of Ages. This award-winning musical captures the iconic era that was big bad 1980s Hollywood. 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, February 23 • Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater. Featuring the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of over 30 furry costars. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Tuesday, February 26 • Peg + Cat LIVE! Based on the Emmy-winning PBS show, this musical features wild comedy, favorite songs, and Peg’s super-coolest pal Ramone. 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, March 2 • Shenandoah. The legendary Grammy Award-winning country music band, with vocalist Marty Raybon. 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, March 2 • Charlie Albright, Piano. Hailed as “among the most gifted musicians of his generation” with a “dazzling natural keyboard affinity” by the Washington Post, American composer Charlie Albright has been praised for his distinctive musicality. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.

Friday, March 8 • Reza Returns: Edge of Illusion. Intriguing, engaging, and captivating, the world’s top touring illusionist returns with an all-new show. 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, March 16 • MarchFourth. This larger-than-life group of musicians and acrobats is a joy-inducing force of entertainment. 7:30 p.m., Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787. FairfieldACC.com.