Things to do in Fairfield in January

Even in January, there’s always something to do in Fairfield, CT!


Food & Entertainment

Taste of Fairfield – Winterfest (Jan 27)

WinterFest brings together restaurants, markets, vintners, distillers, brewers, and the people to enjoy it all. There will be music, standup comedy, bowling, and roving entertainment.

Cheese & Wine Tasting at The Fairfield Cheese Company (January 31)

Discover the best cheeses the winter season has to offer paired with a selection of wines. What better way to warm up January than with a hearty cheese plate?




Nick Dipaolo (January 12)

He has performed on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Conan O’ Brien. He was twice nominated for an Emmy for his writing on HBO’s The Chris Rock Show. He has also had three half-hour standup specials on Comedy Central, a Showtime Special “Raw Nerve”, a self-released special “Another Senseless Killing” and most recently “Inflammatory”. He was one of the stars on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and a stand out on many Comedy Central Roasts.

Yannis Pappas (January 19)

He has also been featured on AXS TV, TruTV, VH1 and Good Morning America. He was the first comedian to ever do stand up on the New Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and has been featured on Comedy Central. He is known for his popular characters Mr. Panos and Maurica.

Carmen Lynch (January 26)

She has performed on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and was featured on HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. She’s also done a lot of Spanish shows including SiTV’s “Latino Laugh Festival” and toured as one of the Latinas of Comedy with Paul Rodriguez. She has recently been featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Conan. Her latest comedy album, “Dance Like You Don’t Need the Money” has been listed by The New York Times as “Top 5 Comedy Albums to Stream” of 2017.





Dead Meat (January 18)

A tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Jay Hawks (January 20)

The Jayhawks combine American alternative country and folk influences with Beatles-inflected power-pop and garage rock. They have been viewed as motivating spirits behind what is now the sprawling Americana movement.

Alejandro Escovedo (January 26)

Escovedo’s  trailblazing career that began with The Nuns, San Francisco’s famed punk innovators, to the Austin-based-based alt-country rock pioneers, Rank & File, to Texas bred darlings, True Believers, through countless all-star collaborations and tribute album appearances and finally a series of beloved solo albums beginning with 1992’s acclaimed Gravity, Escovedo has earned a surplus of distinctions: No Depression magazine’s ‘Artist of the Decade’ Award in 1998 and the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Performing in 2006, just to name two.