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Links That May Interest You

Here are selected websites that may give you a better picture of Fairfield as a Great Place in Iowa.

      A list of places to eat in Fairfield can be found on the
      Fairfield Cultural District website.

Things to See and Do in Fairfield:

Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau has visitor information about Fairfield and surrounding areas.

Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, just off the square, opened November 2007. It includes the 522-seat Sondheim Center Theater.

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce has information about Fairfield, and contains a map of Fairfield.  See the Community Quick Reference PDF.

The award-winning Fairfield's 1st Fridays Art Walk is held the 1st Friday of every month in downtown Fairfield.

The popular All Things Italian Street Fest takes place in June.

Fairfield Cultural District website is about Fairfield's Cultural District.  It includes the Fairfield Heritage Tour.

The Fairfield Heritage Trail shows you Fairfield's historic buildings. How much do you know about Fairfield?

The Louden Machinery Company was headquartered in Fairfield, and had a huge influence on farming and industry around the world.

The Carnegie Museum is the fifth oldest in Iowa, and is located in an historic building.  Limited hours.

The Maasdam Barns complex contains a museum/welcome center as well as three historic barns.  Discover the significance Fairfield played in early agriculture.

Jefferson County Trails Council website has information about Fairfield, as well as trail details.

Find out how Fairfield was chosen as one of Iowa's Great Places.

Maharishi Vedic City is the newest city in Iowa, four miles northwest of Fairfield.

The Jefferson County Fair, the 1st State Fair in Iowa, is held every year in late June/early July.

Vintage Power Wagons has a rally every June, drawing Power Wagons from around the world.

       Here are some of the art/music venues and organizations.

In October 2002 The ArtLife Society began the 1st Fridays Art Walk. The 1st Fridays Art Walk is now managed by the Art Walk Board of Directors.

Iowa Contemporary Art (ICON) provides programs to raise the public's awareness of art, and is a venue for high-quality contemporary fine art.

The Fairfield Art Association has been serving the arts since 1966.

The Fairfield Concert Association in Fairfield was established in 1948 to provide varied, entertaining concerts.

The Cafe Paradiso hosts a variety of events.

Things in the surrounding Fairfield area:

Amana Colonies.  The Colonies have been a treasure on the Iowa prairie for over 150 years.

American Gothic House Center.  Come see the house that started it all.

Kalona, Iowa.  Where time moves at a slower pace. . .

Old Threshers Reunion.  Where Memories Are Made!

Villages of Van Buren.  Off the beaten path, but near to history, nature and the spirit of America's heartland.

Villages Folk School.  Living the Arts!

Fairfield Weather:

The latest report of Fairfield's Weather is available from NOAA's National Weather Service.

The Weather Underground brings you local weather and more.

Recreation:

An overview of recreational opportunities in and around Fairfield, from the Jefferson County Trails Council website.

Fairfield Park & Recreation Dept sponsors recreational facilities in Fairfield.

Jefferson County Trails Council website tells the story of the walking/bicycling Loop Trail surrounding Fairfield.

Jefferson County Conservation Board manages Jefferson County Park and other parks, and camping and conservation areas in Jefferson County.

Lamson Woods is one of the Iowa DNR State Preserves in Fairfield.

Education:

Fairfield Community School District website.

Preschool to Grade 12 at Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment.

Maharishi University of Management is the local university.

The Fairfield Branch of the Indian Hills Community College.

Parsons College opened in Fairfield in 1875 and closed in 1973.

Services:

The City of Fairfield website includes information about the Blue Zones Project.

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors website brings you information about the Jefferson County (Iowa) government.

The Fairfield Public Library website includes the story of Carnegie's gift to Fairfield, a University of Iowa project.

Let'sGoJeffCo is meant to be Jefferson County's first stop for information and resources to improve wellness via a healthy mind and a healthy body.

Fairfield Volunteer Center -- make volunteering a community event.

Jefferson County Health Center offers a wide variety of services and assists in promoting recreational use of the trails.

Pathfinders Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Area, Inc. projects are tied to economic development, natural resource conservation or recreation in its six-county area.

The Greater Jefferson County Foundation has a grant application form on their website.

The Iowa State University Extension in Jefferson County brings Iowa State University resources to you.

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Business:

(See the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce membership directory here).

Breadtopia-Making bread is simple with the quality ingredients, fine baking tools and friendly help from your friends at Breadtopia.

Creative Edge-specialists in waterjet fabrication of decorative floors from stone, ceramics, metals and other materials.

Bovard Studio-stained glass windows; new and restored.

Agri-Industrial Plastics- custom plastics blow molder specializing in the engineering and production of large parts.

Americus Diamond-Fairfield's diamond store.

Century 21 Hayes-Heartland-real estate services in Fairfield and Jefferson County.

Chappell Studio-graduation and event photography.

Copperfield Chimney Supply Inc.-3500 products for chimney sweeps, hearth retailers, masons and contractors.

Davis and Palmer Real Estate-real estate services covering the Fairfield, Keosauqua, and Mount Pleasant areas.

Dexter Company-manufacturers of commercial laundry equipment and iron castings.

Earth and Sea Gem-gemstones, diamonds and pearls.

ERA Fairfield Real Estate-real estate services covering the Fairfield, Eldon, and Libertyville areas.

Fairfield Flower Shop-FTD flower shop.

Gemini Audio-electronic audio, video, satellite and communications products.

Green Building Supply-natural and non-toxic building materials.

H & H Mold & Tooling-plastics manufacturing.

Hawthorne Direct-direct response television agency.

Hedquist Productions-radio commercials, sound design and audio marketing.

Iowa Capital Management Inc.-professionally managed futures investment programs.

Iowa Contemporary Art-fine art gallery.

Jay Boyle Company-imports and distributes gemstones.

Nelson Company-machine castings.

Noah's Ark Foundation-no-kill organization for homeless animals.

Overland-fine quality sheepskin and leather goods.

Radiant Health Imaging-digital infrared thermal imaging.

Rail Merchants International-sells railroad rolling stock.

Sunnybrook Assisted Living-all the comforts of home, without the worry.

Tenco Industries Inc.-provides opportunities for people with disabilities to develop and maintain independence in all areas of life.

Thaddeus Computing-"Smartphone and Pocket PC' magazine publisher.

The Sky Factory-decorative ceiling panels.

Thymely Solutions-gifts and natural remedies; herbs, aromatherapy, supplements, homeopathy, personal care.

Tigerhawk Profiles- the largest custom profile extrusion company in Iowa.

Traffix Devices Inc.-traffic control products.

Village Realty-real estate services.

Vintage Power Wagons-dealer in 1940-1971 Dodge four wheel drive trucks and parts.

Whitney Monument Works-memorial designs.

Yummy's Gourmet Cakes-gourmet cakes and bakery.

Media:

The Fairfield Daily Ledger is the local daily newspaper.

The free Fairfield Weekly Reader is published every Thursday and contains an events calendar.  Check their website (may be off-line while being revised).

The Iowa Source, a monthly regional paper published in Fairfield, has a regional Calendar of Events.

The KMCD/Classic 96 FM website brings you news, weather, events, and shopping.   KMCD (1570AM) and Classic 96 (95.9FM).

KRUU FM Radio, 100.1 MHz on your FM band, is a new, non-commercial, non-profit, community-supported low-power radio station with a strong emphasis on locally created-and-produced programming.

Iowa Public Radio.  Stations nearest to Fairfield are WSUI (910AM) & KSUI (91.7FM) in Iowa City, and KDWI (89.1FM) & KUNZ (91.1FM) in Ottumwa.

Fairfield Media Center provides FPAC9, Fairfield's local access channel, and more.

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