by Marla


Join Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk Friday, July 1st, from 6-10:00 for an Independence celebration in Central Park. Art Walk has great family activities planned for the evening!

Kick off your upcoming 4th of July festivities by coming to Central Park to enjoy live music by Dakota Webber at 6:00 p.m, Scrap Metal of the 34th Army Band National Guard starting at 6:30 p.m., and Internationally Acclaimed Irish Piper Tim Britton, starting at 9:00 p.m. Browse through the vendors, have dinner in the park and spend some time with your family and friends, while enjoying this community event. Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk will also be announcing the winners of the fruit pie baking contest and Jefferson County Trails Council will have the Scavenger Hunt drawing .
Enjoy some friendly competition with your friends and family, come compete in potato sack races, tumbling towers, hula hoop and more. When you are ready to relax and enjoy the music, stop in at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center tent in Central Park and have a free root beer float.

Many of the galleries and stores around the square will be open.

Americus Gallery-100 W. Burlington Ave. ArtWalk Friday 10 – 9 “Americus Gallery will be showing Christopher Kufner’s Large Format Photography on archival paper of the Tuscan Countryside, original oil paintings, featuring Italian/French Landscapes, and Figurative works. Also, showing original oil paintings by Kim Kufner, Leaping Koi sculptures by Dale Divoky, and diochroic glass jewelry by Pedro Lujano.”

Arbor Bar/Over the Moon dining from 5-9pm. Arbor Bar open late.

Art 52- 52 Briggs Ave. . 6:30 – 9:30 ArtWalk night. 1:00 – 4:00 Tuesday Saturday till July 28. New show featuring Judy Bales and Chad Starling.

Blue Fish-56-58 S. Main St. Will be closed for Art Walk

Carnegie Historical Museum-112 S.Court St. Art Walk hours : 6 – 9 p.m. NEW DISPLAY ITEMS: 1. New “autographed” picture of William Louden added to the LOUDEN MACHINERY COMPANY installation. 2. Newly acquired carte de visite COMRADES IN ARMS collection… Union soldiers in uniform ca.1863

Central Park Futon- 56 S. Main St. Will be closed for Art Walk

CoLab- 107 ½ S. Main St. Will be open from 6-9 p.m. Artists include: Ashley Smith, Richard Trice, and some new works by Paulina E. Sinaga,.

Crest Jewel- 48 N. Main St. Open 7-9PM Showing:David Kupferman’s Paintings featured in the latest issue of Anchor Magazine and Terrence Kennedy’s New Originals and Prints. Special sale of gems and beads at wholesale prices.

Fairfield Art Association- Located in the Civic Center “Coming Home” Art Exhibit features 16 artists that grew up in Fairfield from 1950 – 2014. Main Gallery at FACC “Imaginative Little Libraries” Summer Art Installation Downtown Exhibit of 14 libraries

Green Building Supply- 118 W. Burlington Ave. 7-9 PM Ice Cream Social- Join us in celebrating our 25 year Anniversary ! To show our appreciation, we will be serving Free Ice Cream, Live Music and a Magic Show by the infamous Mr. Illusion. Stop in to see the celebration discounts going on all month long!

Henderson’s Gallery & Framing- 53 W. Broadway Ave. Various Artists on display in Main Gallery
ICON Gallery- 58 N. Main St. Continuing show, ICON Gallery celebrates the beauty of Black and White Photography and the many practitioners of the art form in Fairfield and Iowa. The show opens on the 1st Friday in June, 6:30 -10:00, and runs through July 23rd . The show consists of over 80 works by 22 photographers. Rather than the usual severe minimalist presentation of photos, all the same size, all in a row, this show will be a large eclectic mix of styles and subjects, hung in a variety of ways. The artists range from local talents to top regional professionals.

Thymely Solutions- 104 N. Court St. Open until 8:30. Artist: Jessica Orne- Laser imprinted wood art. Also, serving iced tea.

Revelations -112 N. Main St. Hours on Friday: 8 am – 9 pm Artists:Peter Clemens: Yantras, John Schirmer: Paintings, Jennifer Blair: Paintings, David Fleming: Photographs

If you would like to enter the fruit pie baking contest, or you have children who would like to decorate their bikes or wagons and ride them in a small bike parade around the sidewalks of Central Park. Please contact Marla Brader at 641 233-8883 or email

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