Do you want to do Yarn Bombing or to Paint Yourself Silly?

Body paint Fourth Friday's GuelphCome Downtown for another awesome, fun filled Fourth Fridays event. A great way to connect with friends after being away for summer holidays, fun for everyone will be had!

The Paper Road

@ Market Square: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre in partnership with the City of Guelph will be doing a project called The Paper Road whereby we will paper Carden Street from Wilson to Wyndham Streets.

The street will be entirely covered in yellow paper from 7pm – 9pm and the community will be invited to contribute to the road by adding drawings, photographs, etc. Images from this event will be shared with our sister cities Treviso, Loria, and Castelfranco Veneto in Italy. Following The Paper Road, there will be a screening of The Wizard of Oz in Market Square.

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

August 24


Guelph Civic Museum

Barelles Fourth Friday's GuelphMusical Performances

@ 10 Carden (10 Carden Street): Stop by to catch a set by the Barelles.

Body Painting Fourth Friday's GuelphFace Painting

@ Market Square: 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

7-10pm: Paint Yourself Silly workshop.  Grab a brush, sponge, glitter & lots of paint & paint yourself or a friend. We use special user friendly face paint. Good fun. 🙂

metal smithing/cuttle bone metal casting – could be done on the street unless one of the galleries can give him a bit of space.

Whitestone Gallery Fourth Friday's GuelphArt Exhibit

Whitestone 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*

Michael Skiperis is a Guelph based artist whose life has been split between Toronto and Guelph for the past year. His new show “One Thing for Another“ reflects an individual in transit; anything from found pennies, to personal snapshots taken along the way were used to create these new works.

Michael’s work will be on display at Whitestone Gallery from July 28, 2012 from 7-10 pm.

Wine Tasting

Red Brick Cafe (8 Douglas Street, Guelph): Get a sheet with descriptions. Wine tasting – $7.50 for 3 wines and a snack. Each month different wines. No reservations required. Impress your friends with your new wine knowledge! @5pm – 11pm

Mural painting on our back patio by Gillian Wilson and Andrew Frazer 6pm – 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

Reflexology Fourth Friday's GuelphReflexology

@ 115 Norfolk St. (Entrance on Yarmouth Street across from the Other Brother’s): Shannon HolmesReflexologist 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!

@ 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.

Merengue Fourth Friday's GuelphFlying Dance Company (16 Wyndham Street North, Guelph; 3rd floor): Stop on by the Flying Dance Company to take a Merengue lesson (suggested donation $5), from 7-8pm.

@ Old Quebec Street Mall: face painting and doing balloon animals in Old Québec Street at the market that is held every Friday. Market Day is held every Friday with local art and crafts. It is 10am to 5pm

Wyndham Art Supplies and the Guelph School of Art will be hosting a collaborative painting event from 6pm-9pm. We will have a couple of very large canvases out front of the store with paints, mediums and brushes available for anyone who wants to come by and add their artistic flair to the paintings. Just bring your creativity and we’ll supply the rest. The store will be open until 9pm.