Steampunk Pope, Brother Barnabas Brass-Boilerplate will be attending this years Fairfield RAGBRAI “Geared for Weird” event. The Steampunk Pope travels to various events offering unique photo opportunities to attendees. The Steampunk Pope is a multi-award winning character and a recognized celebrity within the Steampunk community worldwide. Look for Brother Barnabas’ tent on the Northwest corner … [Read More]
During the week of May 20th, Deb Finney, Fairfield Community Schools Elementary Art Instructor, administered a coloring contest, partnering with local RAGBRAI committee members. RAGBRAI sponsors this contest, with a grand prize of $350 for the overall statewide winner. The contest consisted of having the kids color a copy of the logo representing the theme … [Read More]
Local RAGBRAI officials have announced that on Thursdays, from now until RAGBRAI arrives on July 25th, several local merchants will discount items in their businesses just for wearing their “Geared for Weird” T-Shirts. Participating stores include Hy-Vee, who will offer a free dinner drink to those that purchase a meal from their kitchen. Taco John’s … [Read More]
Trying to find just the right mix of entertainment for an event like RAGBRAI is a daunting task, but one our Entertainment Committee took head-on. Finding acts that both, fit our theme and also deliver chills took some time. This year the committee that included Gary Henry, Nikki Soboski, Rustin Lippincott and Steve Smith reached … [Read More]
Main Stage 2:00 – 4:00 Sidewinders The 34th Army Band, Iowa Army National Guard, has been stationed right here in Fairfield since 1921, and is made up of citizen soldiers whose members live throughout Iowa, Illinois, Missouri and Nebraska. The Sidewinders are the groups pop music ensemble that is in high demand for military and … [Read More]
The Fairfield RAGBRAI Town Rally will be hosted by the Fairfield RAGBRAI 2019 Committee at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center on Thursday, May 2, at 6:30pm. There will be a review of the general schedule for the day, as well as an explanation and some visuals of Steampunk attire for the “Geared for Weird” … [Read More]
It is finally here!! The RAGBRAI route for July 25th! Let the countdown begin!