22nd Annual Fairfax USA Days Final Schedule
JUNE 27TH AND JUNE 28TH
Red = New in 2014
WILD HOGS:serving fresh cooked food at the Fairfax Street Dance
THE AMERICAN LEGION: pouring ice cold beverages at the Fairfax Street Dance
Friday and Saturday
FAIRFAX SPORTS COMPLEX CONCESSIONS STAND WILL BE OPEN ALL WEEKEND STARTING 6-8 FRIDAY AND THEN BANK SATURDAY - burgers, hot dogs
AMERICAN LEGION BREAKFAST - Start off a busy day with a filing all American Breakfast.
7:00am – 11:00am
Visit the American Legion to support our Hero's and enjoy pancakes, eggs and sausage.
10:00am – 3:00pm
POPCORN AND POP - Gloria Dei Lutheran Church is serving popcorn and pop for a free will donation. Located at the Library! Donations given back to the Fairfax Public Library!!
11:00am – 3:00pm
FIREMAN'S PICNIC - Drop by the fire station, say THANKS to your favorite firefighter and grab a bite to eat! Hamburgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill.
11:00am – 9:00pm
WILD HOGS - serving tasty tenderloins on Linn Street
11:00am – 5:00pm
KNIGHT'S OF COLUMBUS LUNCHEON STAND - Playing hard today? Mosey over to Linn St and visit the KC's for some fresh squeezed lemonade or a FRESH CARAMEL DIPPED APPLE. Grab a delicious sandwich while your relaxing!
12:30pm – 2:30pm
LUNCHEON - head over to the American Legion for an air conditioned place to eat! Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary
4:00pm – 7:00pm
TENDERLOIN DINNER - Hot off the grill! Visit St Patrick's lawn. Hometown chefs cooking Hometown tenderloins. Grab one before they are gone!
9:00am – evening
FRUITZEN SHAVED ICE - Located on Linn St. Cool off with a icy cone!
4:00pm – 6:00pm
SCRATCH CUPCAKERY - Located on Linn St. Stop by the van for one of their famous cupcakes!
Be on the look out for other vendors through out the city. Some are located in the Street Market and other are located on Linn St.
PLEASE VISIT OUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS FOR A COOL SIT DOWN MEAL AND REST: THE STAR BAR; THE PIT STOP BY RILEY'S; THE DAIRY QUEEN AND WILD HOGS IN WALFORD
ACTIVITIES / ENTERTAINMENT
YOUTH KICKBALL TOURNAMENT - Fairfax Sports Complex - Co-ed ages 12 & under. register at Fairfax DQ, Fairfax Post Office, The Pit Stop, Fairfax State Savings Bank or Guaranty Bank.Pre-Registration is required by noon on 06/20/14. Sponsored by Hynek's Lawn Care.
6:00pm – midnight
FAIRFAX STREET DANCE: Party uptown Fairfax in the American Legion parking lot.
6:00-8:00 JAKE DINNELLA and 8:00pm-12:00am JC PROJECTS. Come and get your grove on for a good cause!! FREE WILL DONATION TO BENEFIT IOWA DONOR NETWORK AND FAIRFAX USA DAYS!! The American Legion #572 is providing beverages. Food provided by Wild Hogs. (No outside food or drink allowed inside) Bands sponsored by Fairfax STate Savings Bank.
9:15pm – 10:45pm
MOVIE IN THE PARK "The Lego Movie" playing at the Fairfax Sports Complex. Bring your lawn chairs! Great way to relax with the family!
7:00am – 9:30am
MASON'S LODGE ST CLAIR & FIDELITAS LODGE FAIRFAX USA DAY 5K RUN AND 1K FUN RUN - Celebrate good health and walk/run! It's a great way to start off the day! Race starts at the Masonic Lodge. Register at www.active.com, 7:00 am registration.
8:00am – 2:00pm
FAIRFAX STREET MARKET - Vanderbilt St between Main St and Railroad St. Shop the creative crafts of local vendors. Check out the non-profit booths including the IOWA DONOR NETWORK!! Happy 20th Anniversary IDN! Would you like to showcase your merchandise? Call 319-846-2300 for information-Spaces going FAST!! Sponsored by Fairfax State Savings Bank, with vendor fees donated to Fairfax USA Days.
9:00am – 10:00am
YOUTH KICKBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME - Fairfax Sports Complex - the 7th ANNUAL Fairfax Kickball Champions will be crowned...can you take home the title???
11:00am – 12:00pm
STAGING FOR THE PARADE - Commence staging south of Crandic Railroad tracks on Lefebure Road.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
INDEPENDENCE DAY FREEDOM PARADE - Same route as last year! Come one come all and parade your creative float throughout the town! JOIN OUR GRAND MARSHAL, HAILEY STEIMEL, driven in style by Loren Mulherin.
PLEASE NOTE: Entrants will be announced on Church Street on the steps of St Patrick's Church.
1:00pm – 2:30pm
LINN COUNTY CONSERVATION - Hands on items for the kids. Come see a live animal! Brought to you by Wickiup Hill Learning Center - located at the Kids Carnival
1:00pm – 9:00pm
KIDS CARNIVAL - located off of Linn St across from Fairfax Sports Complex. Attractions are free thanks to the City of Fairfax, local merchants and friends of Fairfax! Bounce in the Castle Bounce, stick to the Velcro Wall, climb the Rock Climbing Wall, Swing away on the Chair Swing and ride the rails on the Trackless Train! New Games; the Penguin Game and Zap the Zombies
1:00pm – 3:00pm
CZECH PLUS BAND CONCERT - Visit St Patrick's lawn for terrific outdoor music. Local talent Patti Cejka will be performing live with the Czech Plus Band.
1:00pm – 4:00pm
MUSIC, FACE PAINTING, BALLOONS, GAMES!! - Free music provided by Kelly Moyer sponsored by Fairfax State Savings Bank, Free face painting by Fun Factory Face Painting, Free balloon animals by Popa Balloon from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Kids games sponsored by Kinder Care Learning Center. All located at the Kid's Carnival.
1:00pm – 3:00pm
TURTLE RACES - Fundraiser brought to you by the Fairfax Rotary Club. Come cheer on your turtle for the win!! Located off Linn Street.
1:00pm – 4:00pm
YOUTH FOOTBALL SKILLS COMPETITION - Test your football skills at the Fairfax Sports Complex Soccer area; Sponsored by the Fairfax Lions Club. To register contact Jason Rabe at 319-896-6191 or Paul Mallie email@example.com
1:00pm – 6:00pm
ADULT KICKBALL at Fairfax Sports Complex, 13 years old on up are welcome!! Fun for the whole family to come together and just "KICK IT". Come play or cheer on your neighbors. Contact Tami Armstrong to register your team. Sponsored by Fairfax State Savings Bank and Joe & Brenda Kell.
1:30pm – 2:30pm
BIG WHEEL RACES - located on Vanderbilt Street near Engineered Components. Kevin Costigan once again runs these races-21st year and going STRONG! Children 3-5 are eligible. Trophies for 1st and 2nd place, ribbons and DQ Treats for all entrants! Special thanks to the Fairfax Dairy Queen for their support. Event sponsored by Hynek's Lawn Care.
1:30pm – 5:00pm
DANCE PERFORMANCES - located at the Fairfax Sports Complex. Come watch local dance studios perform. Epic Steps from 1:30-2:30. Watch for a special presentation by Vitality Fitness.
2:00pm – 5:00pm
BINGO BY THE Knights of Columbus - Cool off B 4 the fireworks!! Located at the American Legion. Food will be available.
2:00pm – 4:30pm
BAG TOSS TOURNAMENT - Toss your bags for the third year!! Tournament to be held in the parking lot of the American Legion. Contact Matt Starcevich at 319-270-9466 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get your team of 2 signed up!
2:30pm – 4:30pm
KIDS SCAVENGER HUNT - Begin and end the hunt at Fairfax State Savings Bank. Children ages 5-12 are welcome. Scout around town for the items on your list, distributed at the starting point. Faifax Dairy Queen treats for all entrants!
4:00pm – 6:00pm
DIANE SINGLETON BAND - St. Patrick's lawn. Come listen to contemporary family music. Sponsored by Fairfax State Savings Bank.
5:30pm – 7:45pm
EDDIE PICCARD - Playing at the Fairfax Sports Complex. Relax to cool sounds of Eddie Piccard as you wind down from a busy day. Sponsored by Fairfax State Savings Bank
6:00pm – 6:30pm
COMMUNITY WORSHIP SERVICE - Located at St Patrick's Church yard. What better way to celebrate community and festivities than by coming together in a faithful, peacefull setting. Music accompaniment by the Diane Singelton Bank. Presided by local minister.
6:00pm – 8:00pm
HAY BALE TOSS - Located at the Fairfax Sports Complex. Are you strong enough, tough enough to take on this challenge? $5.00 per contestant, all men and women are welcome. Winners take all monies. Thanks Jerry Zenicek for runnig this contest!
8:00pm – midnight
CRAZY DELICIOUS - At the Fairfax Sports Complex. A "Crazy" band playing "Delicious" music! 9:30-10:15 Break for Fireworks and then back for more "Crazy", "Delicious" music!
9:15pm – 9:30pm
PUBLIC ADDRESS - at the Fairfax Sports Complex. Hear the Mayor Jason Rabe's address! Brief comments from event coordinators. Colors presented by the Fairfax American Legion. The Star Spangled Banner sung by FYSA participants!
FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR - Fireworks display will be from the middle of the field, south of Linn Street. Chief Mike Sankot and the Fairfax Fire Department put on the best display in Iowa!! Thank you Fairfax Firefighters for the fireworks and your continued service to the City of Fairfax and surrounding communities. You truly are our Hero's! *Please note parking will be available in the Fairfax Sports Complex parking lots.
Please email: Tami@thebankhere.com, Patrick@thebankhere.com or Polly@thebankhere.com or call 319-846-2300 with concerns/questions. Special thanks to Fairfax State Savings Bank for incurring all costs associated with this mailing. NOTE: The Final schedule will be published in the June 25th Penny Saver and mailed to area residents. It will also be available at Fairfax City Hall or Fairfax State Savings Bank on or about June 15th. Visit: TheBankHere.com, crfax.com, or fairfaxia.com for more information