Fairfield will celebrate Earth Day this year on Saturday, April 26, with cooking demos, food vendors, live music, Earth Day Bingo, contests, book signings, and more. Over 80 exhibitors are expected to join the celebration, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Ave.
The Earth Day celebration will include a popular "Trashy" Fashion Show showcasing handmade designs created by students from recycled materials, and there will be a life-sized replica of Gustave Whitehead's plane. Whitehead, from Fairfield, is believed to have flown the first airplane. The event also includes locally grown and organic food, renewable energy demonstrations, green technology, organic gardening, eco-transportation, children's activities and live music. Exhibitors include nonprofit organizations, small businesses, government agencies and green businesses and corporations.