Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk Celebrates The Holiday Season!

December 2016 The Christmas City

Come out and celebrate the holiday season December 2, 2016. Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk, The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, The Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Lions Club and area businesses have all partnered to make this an amazing evening.
There will be Live Window displays around the square in business windows to enjoy as you stroll around the square. Many shops will be open late, as part of the Shop and Be Merry event, to allow you to get your holiday shopping taken care of. There will also be carriage rides from 6pm to 9pm, sponsored by the Lions Club and Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk. Enjoy caroling around the square by local high school students, and live music in various stores.
The Lions Club will have their annual Soup Supper at the Senior Center. They will be serving from 5pm to 7pm (homemade chili and chicken noodle soup) includes ham sandwiches and choice of pie. Cost is a free will offering. The auction starts at 630 pm. Stop in and help support a great organization.
Bring the family to visit Santa in his house on the square, and stroll through Central Park to enjoy the decorations.
Come enjoy The Christmas City and activities in various locations around the square.

Americus Gallery-100 W. Burlington Ave Open 10-9pm 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, New Original watercolor and ink paintings by Genevra Bell, Original Pastel Farm Landscapes by Gordon Kellenberger, Art Glass Vases by David Lotton, Leaping Koi sculptures by Dale Divoky, and diochroic glass jewelry by Pedro Lujano.”

Art 52– 52 Briggs Ave. open Friday 6pm to 9pm. Dania DeBortoli Designs jewelry trunk show. Artisan vintage revival styled jewelry and silk scarves. Also open Saturday 10 to 2.

At Home– 52 N. Main St.- Live Window Display! Stop in to see what Rosie has going on!

Carnegie Historical Museum-112 S. Court St.

Chickadee– open from 5-9:30 Will be having a sale 20% off all toys and books. Look for the elves stringing popcorn and trimming the tree live in the window! Live Window Display

CoLab– 107 ½ S. Main St Various Artist on display. Stop in and tour the space to check out the latest renovations.

Crest Jewel– 48 N. Main St. Featured Jewelry Artist, Silversmith, Margaret Zacny. Live Window: Fashion Flash Bits with Wendog Fashions. Paintings by David Kupferman, Mixed Media Photo Paintings by Terrence Kennedy. Open until 9PM or later! Live Window Display

Fairfield Art Association- Located in the Civic Center Membership Exhibit Continues in Main Gallery at FACC with Winner of “People’s Choice Selection” posted. Live window painting by FAA Elves.FAA Studio Sales Gallery Open – also on Saturday for “Shop & Be Merry” Live Window Display

Fairfield Nutrition– Live Window Display.

Green Building Supply- 118 W. Burlington Ave. Open 5-9:30pm Stickley Furniture Truckload Sale! Offering Free treats and beverages.

Health and Wholeness– Live Window Display

Henderson’s Gallery & Framing- 53 W. Broadway Ave. Artists in the main gallery.

ICON Gallery– 58 N. Main St. Our ICON Silent Art Auction fundraiser continues. Over 160 works of art by 80 artists. Hours:6:30 to 10:00 on Friday. Auction ends Saturday 1to 4

Thymely Solutions- 104 N. Court St. Open until 8:30 or later. Sarah Larson will be the artist of the evening! She makes knit winter hats and will be making and selling the hats at Thymely from 6-8 on Artwalk evening. Thymely will also be serving hot tea for anyone who needs to be warmed up. Live Window Display

Revelations – 8AM – 9 PM Artists: Jennifer Blair – Paintings, John Schirmer – Paintings, Peter Clemens – Yantras. Live Window Display. Hannelore Clemenson will be playing keyboard and cello.

*Please stop in the Senior Center for the Lions Club annual Soup Supper serving 5-7pm (homemade chili and chicken noodle soup) includes ham sandwiches and choice of pie. –free will offering– auction starts at 630 pm–Lions are cooperating with the First Fridays artwalk team to provide horse drawn carriage rides around the square– proceeds to various lions charitable projects in the Fairfield area.*

Shop and Be Merry Participants
Americus Diamond
At Home Store
Crest Jewel
Fairfield Art Assoc.
Flair Vintage Décor
Frontline Printing
Jamuna Craft Collection
Kim’s Kottage
Revelations Café and Books
Thymely Solutions

If you have any questions please contact Marla at 641 233-8883 or fairfieldartwalk@gmail.com.

1st Friday Art Walk



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.