FAIRFIELD FIRST FRIDAYS
CELEBRATING 16 YEARS
Join Fairfield First Fridays for Oktoberfest!
Come out and enjoy Oktoberfest, October 5th, from 6pm to 10pm in Central Park! Fairfield First Fridays and the Oktoberfest Committee, have planned a great Oktoberfest! This is the 12th year the Oktoberfest Committee has worked hard to bring you a fun, and fantastic evening.
The activities for the evening include live music by The Jonas Magram Jazz Quintet, as well as a few local musicians. There will be the annual Wiener Dog Races, lawn games, a dog parade, carriage rides, prize drawings, give-aways, treats for the pups and a few new fun activities for the kids.
There will be food vendors, artists, crafters, and more set up in Central Park. Jefferson County Hospital will have pretzels and root beer, they invite you to stop by their tent in Central Park to see them. FACC has generously donated 2 pairs of tickets for upcoming holiday shows to be given away as this event. Stop by the Fairfield First Friday’s tent to register to win prizes, also there will be treats for the kids, as well as for the pups!
The time line for the evening is as follows:
6:00- Wiener Dog Races Registration/ Live Music starts
6:15- Tapping of the Keg
6:30- Jonas Magram Jazz Quintet in the gazebo
6:30- Wiener Dog Races Begin & Dog Parade following
There will be many galleries, shops and restaurants (look for Oktoberfest drink specials at local restaurants) open on and around the square, a few are listed below:
Americus Gallery-100 W. Burlington Ave. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10 – 6, Friday 10 – 8 and Saturday 10 – 5 “Americus Gallery will be showing Christopher Kufner’s original oil paintings, featuring Italian/French Landscapes, Figurative works and Large Format Photography on archival paper of the Tuscan Countryside. Also, showing original oil paintings by Kim Kufner, New Original watercolor and ink paintings by Genevra Bell, Art Glass Vases by David Lotton and diochroic glass jewelry by Pedro Lujano
Art FiftyTwo- 52 E. Briggs Ave. Rod Falk – Elements in Motion – Friday Artwalk 6:30-9:30, continuing Tuesday-Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 thru October 20
At Home- 52 N. Main St.-6:30-8:30- Stop in to see what activity Rosie has for the evening!
Carnegie Historical Museum- 112 S. Court St, – Museum open 6 – 9pm. will be open 5:30 – 9 p.m. special events – PARSONS COLLEGE artifacts scattered throughout the museum in preparation for the ALUMNI REUNION. -members of the CARNEGIE MUSEUM FOUNDATION BOARD will supervise children’s activities: outside [weather permitting] – mini SMORES and 3rd floor CREEPY popcorn HANDS, ‘GHOST’ POPS & coloring your own helmet
Chickadee- 57 E. Broadway Ave- open 11-8 with 20% off all Melissa and Doug products. Stop in for great gifts and fun clothing for kids!
Fairfield Art Association (inside the FACC) – Main Gallery in FACC “Take it To the Canvas” watercolor & acrylic painting by 14 area artists. Studio Sales Gallery Open. Hours 6:00-9:00 PM
Fellowship of the Holy Spirit- 51 N. Court St. Friday Oct. 5, 7-9PM, Spiritual/mystical art by Richard Trice and Laura Weinberg.
ICON Gallery- 58 N. Main St. New Show Opening at ICON Gallery: Visionary Dimensions. Unique exhibit by visionary artists Amarnath Mukta, Zachary Brown, Peter Clemens, Kathleen Deyo, Kim Johnson and Douglas Walker. First Friday Hours: 6:30 to 10:00
Kim’s Kottage by Missy- 54 S.Main St. – Open for Fairfield First Fridays. Stop in and see what Missy has going on!
Revelations-112 N.Main St. – Friday 8 AM – 9PM Peter Clemens: Yantras, Freddy Fonseca: Photographs, John Schirmer: Paintings. Music: Hannelore Stimson, Cello and Piano 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Thymely Solutions- 104 N. Court St. – open late until 9pm on Friday October 5th. Starting October 1st lasting until October 6th is the big Anniversary Sale, with everything in the store on sale from 20 to 70% off! All customers who haven’t yet received one earlier in the week will receive a free goodie bag containing a variety of health and gift product samples with their purchase. Customers can then bring in their receipts from that week on Saturday the 6th to claim a free gift! Food and drink samples Friday night.
Bring your lawn chairs and come enjoy the evening in Central Park!
In the event of rain, this event will be moved to the Phoenix Rising Building. Announcements will be made on social media, local radio and on our website, in the event of inclement weather.
If you have any questions, would like vendor space, or would like to volunteer at the event, please Contact Marla at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 641 233 8883.
In January 2017, the logo and name was changed, to Fairfield First Fridays