Local Events http://www.exploreseiowa.com Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:44:05 EST en-us (2/25) Libertyville's 175th Anniversary <br /> Kicking off Libertyville&rsquo;s 175th anniversary with a Soup Supper and &ldquo;White Elephant&rdquo; Bingo on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Libertyville Fire Station. Homemade soups starting at 5:00pm &nbsp;with a free will offering. &nbsp;A fun White Elephant Bingo will start at 7:00. Bring a white elephant prize and get a free bingo card; additional cards $.50 each. Families encouraged to http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19067609 (2/25) Living Hope Bible Church Preschool Soup Luncheon/Auction Living Hope Bible Church Preschool will be holding their annual Soup Luncheon on Saturday, February 25 starting at 11 am. There will be several kinds of soups, salads and desserts to enjoy. The Auction will begin at 12:30 pm and will include homemade quilts, other homemade items, University of Iowa and Iowa State items, and other items donated by local businesses, church members and citizens in http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19052156 (2/26) Bob Reed Country Show http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19067486 (2/26) Chamber Singers Community Appreciation Evening The Chamber Singers of Southeast Iowa warmly invite the Fairfield and Southeast Iowa community to a gala community appreciation evening at the Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. This event will celebrate the&nbsp;Chamber Singers&rsquo; Carnegie Hall debut in New York City in January and provide the group with an opportunity to appreciate everyone in the http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19067472 (2/27) Retail Managers Working Group to Meet <br /> The Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce new &ldquo;Retail Managers Working Group&rdquo; will have their first meeting on Monday, February 27 from 8:00 &ndash; 9:00 a.m. at the Hy-Vee Club Room. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re starting this initiative to provide support and assistance to retail shops and restaurants,&rdquo; says Chamber Executive Director Detra Dettmann. &nbsp;The Working Group is open to all http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19068496 (3/1) Word of Life Lutheran Church <br /> Word of Life Lutheran Church<br /> <br /> 2092 Libertyville Road<br /> <br /> Fairfield Iowa 52556<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Pastor Chris Fiske<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Contact: Judy Cooper 472- 1463<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Calendar of the Week<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Sunday Feb 26&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8:30 &amp; 10:00 a.m. Worship Service with http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19068188 (3/1) First United Methodist Church <br /> OPPORTUNITIES OF THE WEEK<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> <br /> SUNDAY, February http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19064720 (3/4) An Evening With Collin Raye <br /> Country music favorite COLLIN RAYE, one of the true hit makers from the 1990s, brings his 16 number one hits, to the Sondheim Theater for An Evening with Collin Raye, Saturday, March 4 at 7:45 p.m.<br /> Colortura, a trio of Fairfield High School freshmen, Maya Gottshall, Megan Higgins, and Devika Pharasi will open the evening on the Sondheim stage with their colorful vocal harmonies at 7:15 http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19069114 (3/4) 3rd Annual Southeast Iowa Farm Show is March 4th The 3rd Annual Southeast Iowa Farm Show plows its way to the Fairfield Arts &amp; Convention Center, Saturday, March 4 from 9 a.m. &ndash; 4 p.m. Enjoy free admission to this rapidly growing agricultural exhibition and join the conversation with vendors relating to machinery, seed technology, grain handling and more to assist in today&rsquo;s farming operation.<br /> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19066699 (3/4) Batavia Methodist Church Chicken & Biscuit Supper ​The Batavia United Methodist Church will hold a Chicken &amp; Biscuit Supper,<br /> Saturday March 4th from 4:30 to 6:30pm at the church at 806 Third Street.<br /> ​Chicken and Biscuits plus salads, pie and cake<br /> Free will offering<br /> Everyone&#39;s welcome http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19064505 (3/6) Frank & Vinny At Indian Hills The Ottumwa Civic Music Association presents &quot;Frank &amp; Vinny Guitarists&quot; Monday March 6th, 7:30pm&nbsp;at Indian Hills Community College, 525 Grandview, Ottumwa.<br /> The audience will be entertained by their jaw dropping guitar technique as well as a sing-a-long and even dancing. Classics like Stardust will be part of the program but don&#39;t be surprised if they transition to Led http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19069224 (3/6) ISU Extension Food Preservation 101 A Food Preservation 101 class will be offered on March 8, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 pm at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 2606 West Burlington Ave., Fairfield.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The workshop, taught by ISU Extension and Outreach specialist, Sara Sprouse, is intended for those wanting to learn how to safely preserve food.&nbsp; It will also serve as a refresher for those who have experience preserving food.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> There is no cost for this workshop, however, it is requested to <a name=\"_GoBack\"></a>please register by March 3<sup>rd</sup> by calling the Extension Office at (641)472-4166 so there are enough materials available. (3/11) Living Hope Bible Church Outdoor Sporting Banquet Living Hope Bible Church will be holding their 6th annual Outdoor Sporting Banquet on March 11, 2016 from 2:00 &ndash; 7:30 pm. Dinner of Fish, deer and noodles, deer meatloaf, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, bread sticks, salads and desserts will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at no charge, however, there will be a free will offering. Speakers will include Mark Wagner, a lifelong hunter http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19062150 (3/11) Pence Pals Vendor Blender <br /> Pence Pals will be hosting Vendor Blender Event benefit &nbsp;on Saturday, &nbsp;March 11, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm. at Pence Elementary. Please stop, shop and support Pence Elementary. http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19045634 (3/31) Fairfield Art Association - See The Music-Tune Into Our Vibe <br /> The Fairfield Art Association announces its&rsquo; 2017 Summer Art Installation Theme and invites artists and fine craft persons to participate. &ldquo;SEE THE MUSIC &ndash; Tune into Our Vibe&rdquo; is the theme selected by FAA board members and it ties into the Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau&rsquo;s&nbsp; new tagline &ldquo;Fairfield - Tune Into Our Vibe&rdquo; promoting local http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=19070197 Burlington Civic Music Association 2016-17 Season Schedule Burlington Civic Music association announces its 87th season<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Burlington Civic Music will bring eight diverse performances to the stage of Burlington&rsquo;s Memorial Auditorium in its 87th season of artistry on the river.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 2016-2017 season schedule<br /> &middot; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Presidio Brass, Wednesday, Sept. 14 &ndash;&nbsp;By combining a brass quintet, piano and percussion with http://www.exploreseiowa.com/content_page.php?contentType=4&contentId=18674953