Get your body painted and taste some wine: July’s events

Many folks will be heading to Hillside, but if you’re not interested in paying to get sunburned as you try to find space to squeeze your picnic blanket on… Come on down and check out what’s happening in downtown Guelph!

Guelph Civic Museum Fourth Friday'sYarn Bombing Knit In!

@ Guelph Civic Museum (52 Norfolk Street [entrance off Cork Street]): open to the public @ 5- 9 pm. Explore exhibits that tell Guelph’s story!

Guelph Arts Council and City of Guelph are looking for knitting and crochet enthusiasts to help cover St. George Square! Yarn Bombing will take place on September 28-29th as part of the national celebration of Culture Days,. Join our Fourth Fridays prep team as we knit and crochet the materials needed to cover the square. Knitting instructors, yarn and needles are supplied! Fourth Friday Knit In 6:00-9:00pm

Art Installation

@ 10 Carden (10 Carden Street): Stop in to see Rebecca Erickson’s installation of Preserved. 7-10pm

Speaker’s Corner

@ St. George’s Square: In front of the Old Quebec Street Mall. Goodlife wants to hear from you! Tell us a story, share a joke, poem, or just stop by and talk. Join us downtown and win a free One Week Membership when you share a story! From 4:30-6:00pm

Body Painting Fourth Friday's GuelphBody Painting

@ Market Square: Face Painting: Award winning artist Tania Crook of Makin’ Faces Face Painting/Infinite Body Arts will be painting faces by donation or pay-what-you-think-it’s worth! During the day- until 3pm

Whitestone Gallery logo Fourth Friday's GuelphWhitestone Gallery (80 Norfolk Street, Guelph): Join Printmaker Clive Lewis at The Whitestone. The second gallery is displaying work by fourteen Gallery Artists. 7pm – 10pm *FF*

Wine Tasting

Red Brick Cafe (8 Douglas Street, Guelph): Get a sheet with descriptions. $10 per person for 4 samples. 1 white & 3 reds from one country or varietal. Each month different wines. No reservations required. Impress your friends with your new wine knowledge! @5pm – 11pm

@ The Trafalgar Building (123 Woolwich Street):

Second Floor (same hallway as Hillside Festival): Tiffany Celeste: Come in, see some art. And, bring along a photo/s for me, to see. I love to find out about other people and what is important, in their lives. That is a source of inspiration, for me. *FF*

3rd floor:  last door on the right: 7-10pm: Kathleen Schmalz


@ 115 Norfolk St. (Entrance on Yarmouth Street across from the Other Brother”s): Shannon Holmes, Reflexologist and Relaxologist. Ever wondered what reflexology is like? Don”t have time or can”t afford a full treatment? Stop by between 7-10pm and receive a 10 minute stress relief and immune booster reflexology treatment. Pay what you can.


@ Downtown: Come join photomob as they take downtown Guelph by storm! Bring your camera, your energy and your friends/family and become part of Fourth Fridays! Check out what other photomobsters have been capturing here!

Art Exhibition

@ 103 Wyndham St. North (2nd Floor): 7-9pmTom Dietrich Open Studio: abstract, sculptural.

@ The Albion Hotel (49 Norfolk Street): Thank Guinness it”s Friday- Free mussels at 5pm followed by FRESH Fridays upstairs, starting @ 10pm.

Flying Dance Company Fourth Friday's GuelphMerengue lesson

@ Flying Dance Company (16 Wyndham Street North, Guelph; 3rd floor): Stop on by the Flying Dance Company (suggested donation $5), from 7-8pm.