Fairfield, Iowa Events Calendar

Squares on the Square: 14 different decorated square boxes by Fairfield artists can be found around the square this summer. (photo by Werner Elmker)

Monday, July 23 • MOVIES AT THE ORPHEUM. Dealt:  7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Monday, July 23 • African Drumming & Culture with Fonziba. A kid-centric program. 5:15 p.m., Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield. (641) 472-6551 ext. 114

Tuesday, July 24 • 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.

Wednesday, July 25 • 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, July 25 • Quest for Beauty Series:  The Art of Pierre Bonnard. ICON director Bill Teeple continues his art history series. 7:30-9:30 p.m. ICON Gallery, 58 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6252. $10. .

Wednesday, July 25 • Pierce Edens. A haunting and fiery mixture of Appalachian and grunge-rock sounds. 7:30 p.m.  Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Wednesday, July 25 • 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, July 25 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, July 26 • 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, July 26 • 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, July 26 • Open Night Jam Mic with Depot House Band. Sign up to sit in with the band. Bring your instrument of choice. A sweet evening of tunes and musical camaraderie. 8:00-11:55 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959. No cover.

Friday-Monday, July 27-30 • MOVIES AT THE ORPHEUM. The Florida Project: Fri-Sat at 7:30 p.m.  The Peaceful Warrior: Sat-Sun 2 p.m. matinee. Dealt: Sun-Mon 7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Friday, July 27 • X-Ray Mary. Sonic bliss from Jimmy Dalton. 8:30-10:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Saturday, July 28 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Saturday, July 28 • Roman Cadillacs. 8:30 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Sunday, July 29 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, July 29 • 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, July 31 • 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.

Wednesday, August 1 • 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, August 1 • 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, August 1 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 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.

Thursday, August 2 • 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.

Friday, August 3 • Fairfield First Fridays: Blues and BBQ. Galleries and shops open around the square. Music, entertainment, food. 6-9 p.m., Fairfield Square.

Friday-Monday, August 3-6 • MOVIES AT THE ORPHEUM. To Be Announced. Fri-Sat at 7:30 p.m.  TBA: Sat-Sun 2 p.m. matinee. TBA: Sun-Mon 7:30 p.m. Orpheum Theatre, 121 W. Broadway Ave., Fairfield. (641) 472-8333.

Saturday, August 4 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Sunday, August 5 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, August 5 • 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, August 7 • 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, August 7Great 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.

Tuesday, August 7 • 3=One. Jazz performed by Mike Cantafio, George Foster, and Shawn Medieros. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Arbor, 60 W. Burlington, Fairfield. Free admission!

Wednesday, August 8 • 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, August 8 • 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, August 8 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 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.

Thursday, August 9 • 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, August 9 • Out on a Limb: Storytelling Night at the Bookhouse. An evening of heartful (or hilarious) personal stories written by Meredith Siemsen, Jocelyn Engman, Taylor Ross, and more. The Bookhouse, South side of the square, Fairfield. No cover.

Saturday, August 11 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Sunday, August 12 Free Knitters 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, August 12 • 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, August 14 • 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, August 14 • 3=One. Improvised, high-energy jazz performed by Mike Cantafio, George Foster, and Shawn Medieros. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Arbor, 60 W. Burlington, Fairfield. Free admission!

Wednesday, August 15 • 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, August 15 • Frank Caliendo.  The “Hello My Name is Frank Caliendo Tour” presents a mix of old and new and a Frank that you’ve never seen before. 7:30 p.m. Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield. (641) 472-2787.

Wednesday, August 15 • 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, August 15 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 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.

Thursday, August 16 • 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, August 16  • 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.

Friday, August 17 • Movies in Central Park: TBA. Watch a free, family-friendly movie on the square! 8:30 p.m.  Fairfield. Every third Friday of the month.

Friday, August 17 • Androgyny Presents Cirque Du Von Teeze. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Saturday, August 18 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Saturday, August 18 Iowa Regional Blues Challenge. 9 p.m. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959. 

Sunday, August 19 Free Knitters 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, August 19 • 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, August 21 • 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, August 21 • 3=One. Jazz performed by Mike Cantafio, George Foster, and Shawn Medieros. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Arbor, 60 W. Burlington, Fairfield. Free admission!

Wednesday, August 22 • 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, August 22 • 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, August 22 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 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.

Thursday, August 23 • 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.

Saturday, August 25 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Sunday, August 26 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, August 26 • 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, August 28 • 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, August 28 • 3=One. Jazz performed by Mike Cantafio, George Foster, and Shawn Medieros. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Arbor, 60 W. Burlington, Fairfield. Free admission!

Wednesday, August 29 • 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, August 29 • 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, August 29 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, August 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.

Thursday, August 30 • 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.

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

Sunday, September 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, September 2 • 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, September 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.

Tuesday, September 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.

Tuesday, September 4 • 3=One. Jazz performed by Mike Cantafio, George Foster, and Shawn Medieros. Every Tuesday at 8 p.m. The Arbor, 60 W. Burlington, Fairfield. Free admission!

Wednesday, September 5 • 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, September 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, September 5 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, September 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, September 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.

Friday, September 7 • Fairfield First Fridays: Central Park Open Mic. Galleries and shops open around the square. Music, entertainment, food. 6-9 p.m., Fairfield Square.

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

Sunday, September 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, September 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.

Wednesday, September 12 • 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, September 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, September 12 • Late Night Open Mic. With host Tim Carey. 10 p.m. to close. The Depot Brewery, corner of 4th & Depot St., Fairfield. (641) 469-6959.

Thursday, September 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, September 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.

Saturday, September 15 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Sunday, September 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, September 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.

Thursday, September 20 • 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.

Saturday, September 22 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Sunday, September 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, September 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.

Saturday, September 29 • Fairfield Farmers Market. Fresh locally grown produce, handmade crafts, gifts, herbs, flowers, baked goods, and more. Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howard Park, corner of Main and Grimes, Fairfield. Also Wednesdays 3-6 p.m.

Sunday, September 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, September 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.

Tuesday, October 2Great 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.

Friday, October 5 • Fairfield First Fridays: Oktoberfest. Galleries and shops open around the square. Music, entertainment, food. 6-9 p.m., Fairfield Square.

Sunday, October 7 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 7 • 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.

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.

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

Tuesday, November 6Great 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.

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.

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