FAIRFIELD FIRST FRIDAYS

CELEBRATING 16 YEARS

 

Fairfield First Fridays Moves Outdoors for the Summer Season

 

Join Fairfield First Fridays, June 7th for the first outdoor event of the season. Fairfield First Fridays is having a Party in Central Park, with live music, lawn games, vendors, artist and some community togetherness. 

There will be live music by The Roman Cadillacs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., enjoy some Rock n’ Roll from a great, local Fairfield band. Come celebrate the warmer weather, enjoy Central Park and the Fairfield Square.

 This year there will be the usual games, a few new games will be added this season, including lawn dice, jumbo dominos and lawn bowling!  Bring your friends for a little friendly competition!

There will be many galleries and businesses open on and around the square. A few are listed below:

Americus Gallery100 W. Burlington Ave.  Americus Gallery featuring Christopher Kufner’s new show called “The Muse” consisting of 18 paintings from his private collection. Several of these paintings are new and have not been displayed outside of the artists private residence. Also, a new show of recent paintings by artist, Jim Weidle. Hours: First Fridays 10 to 8

Art FiftyTwo- 52 E. Briggs Ave.   Open 6:30- 9:30ICON Gallery and Art 52 are combining forces to show the delightful art work of Geoffrey Baker. The unique two gallery exhibition opens on First Friday, June 7th, 6:00 to 9:30. Beloved to all who knew him, Geoffrey Baker was Professor of Art at Maharishi University of Management from 1979 until he passed away in 2011. His spirit, humor, wit, creativity, sweetness, and appreciation for beauty touched hundreds and hundreds of lives. ICON Director Bill Teeple describes Geoffrey’s paintings as “impressionistic dream art.” The paintings celebrate memories of his childhood and stir childlike visions inside the viewer.” 

Carnegie Historical Museum –  112 S. Court St. Stop in to look at the great exhibits and participate in the tie dye shirt and giant bubbles activity!  Open 5 to 8pm. 

Chakra Steps- 101 Main St. Suite B.  Open from 5-9pm.  Customers will have the FIRST sneak peek at our new inventory of crystals!

Chickadee – 57 E. Broadway Ave. Stop in the see the great gift and children items available.  Open 11-9 with 20% of all farm themed toys.

Crest Jewel-  48 N. Main St  Recent paintings by David Kupferman and Terrence Kennedy. Will be late. Stop in!

Fairfield Art Association (inside the FACC)  Main Gallery Exhibit – at FACC 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Leslie Leavenworth Oil Painting & Jan VanderLinden Watercolor. Sales Gallery OPEN. HALLWAY GALLERY Art Instructors Elaine Duncan & Emily Cantafio present “STUDENTS ART EXHIBIT”. OPENING OF SUMMER ART INSTALLATION.  “PIPE DREAMS” by Area Artists, Downtown Garden Nodes.

Henderson’s/Cindy’s Art Beat-53 W. Broadway Ave.  In honor of the annual Vintage Power Wagon rally,  Henderson’s Gallery will be displaying paintings of trucks by area artists.  Artists  featured include John Preston, Irene Murphy,  Gin Lammert, Jessica Kirby, Bill Munson, Kasie Clemmons, and more. Stop in for the opening and satisfy your sweet tooth with truck-shaped cookies on Friday Evening 6:30-9:30.

ICON Gallery58 N. Main St.  ICON Gallery and Art 52 are combining forces to show the delightful art work of Geoffrey Baker. The unique two gallery exhibition opens on First Friday, June 7th, 6:00 to 9:30. Beloved to all who knew him, Geoffrey Baker was Professor of Art at Maharishi University of Management from 1979 until he passed away in 2011. His spirit, humor, wit, creativity, sweetness, and appreciation for beauty touched hundreds and hundreds of lives. ICON Director Bill Teeple describes Geoffrey’s paintings as “impressionistic dream art.” The paintings celebrate memories of his childhood and stir childlike visions inside the viewer.” 

 

Kims Kottage by Missy- 54 S. Main St. Stop in to see what Missy has going on!  Great gift items and always new stuff!

 Revelations- 112 N. Main St. 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Music: Hannelore Stimson, cello and keyboard 
Artists: Peter Clemens: Yantras, John Schirmer: Paintings

SOMM Wines– S.Main St. Open for Fairfield First Fridays and featuring work by East Coast artist Kesryth.  Stop in, check out this great new addition to the shopping around the square!

Stuff a Bear and More – 53 N. Court St.-Celebrating the Opening of the “and More” part of the store.  Abstract Art on display by Dane Julian.  Stop in to show your support of this great addition to the shopping around the square.

Thymely Solutions- 104 N. Court St. Stop in Thymely Solutions to see the great gifts items and health products! open late until about 8:30pm. Offering $10 off Spamist essential oil diffusers, and also sampling out Garden of Life Whey protein powder which will be 50% OFF, while supplies last.

 

Grab your family, friends and your lawn chairs and come enjoy all that makes Fairfield so great!

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please call Marla Brader at 641 233-8883 or email fairfieldartwalk@gmail.com  . 

 

 

 

First Fridays

Fairfield First Fridays

CELEBRATING 16 YEARS OF CREATIVITY, CULTURE & COMMUNITY

Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk has grown to become Fairfield’s signature cultural event. Each month, the Art Walk celebrates creativity, culture and community and supports the arts in all forms, bringing diverse groups together to express their creativity and passion for the arts. Whether you enjoy touring art galleries, tasting incredible foods, watching wonderful performances, every 1st Friday fills the air with magic and fun for all.

In January 2017, the logo and name was changed, to Fairfield First Fridays