Thursday, November 27, 2014

Whatcha doin' Friday night?











There is plenty to see and do every Fourth Friday in Guelph. Here's what's happening Friday, November 28. Immerse yourself in arts and culture!


A Variety of Art Quilts by Joan Hug-Valeriote 
10 Carden Street, 79 pm
See quilts that fit into the category of Art Quilts, intended to decorate your walls instead of your beds. Free!

Two new exhibits and a musical performance
Guelph Civic Museum (52 Norfolk Street). 59 pm. Free admission.

  • Saints Preserve Us! - an exhibition of Debbie Thompson Wilson’s miniature paintings and icons of saints who have lent their names to Guelph’s churches, schools, streets and organizations – past and present. 
  • Deck the Halls: A Victorian Christmas - experience the sights, sounds and activities of Christmases long ago.
  • Guelph-based musician and guitarist, Edward Szocinski, performs at 7 and 8 pm

Friday Night Knit-In with Ash Kearns 
10 Carden Street, 7 – 8:30 pm 
The Friday Night Knit-In unites knitters of ages and levels!  Maybe you learned to knit long ago and have forgotten how, or you could be a complete beginner. Local knitwear designer and teacher Ash Kearns will demonstrate the basics of knitting and be available for knitting assistance. Yarn and needle are provided. Come for a knitting break, to get knitting help, to teach someone to knit or learn to knit with a new friend! 

GuelPhonography Photo Exhibit
Atmosphere Cafe + etc (24 Carden Street), 7-10 pm
See the top 20 phone photos from this year's GuelPhonography contest printed on aluminum, wood or plexi-glass. This will be one of your last chances to see the exhibit... it closes November 30! 

Luis Jacob: Big Ideas in Art and Culture Lecture
Musagetes (6 Dublin St. S), 7 pm
Artist, writer, and curator Luis Jacob will talk about how artists work within a city to engage with local complexities. How do we bridge the relationship between the global city and this place we call home? More information.


Rachel Albano Abstract Art Show - Opening night
Red Brick Cafe (8 Douglas Street), 6–8 pm    
Visit rachelalbano.com for information on Rachel’s art. 


So You Want to Learn a Language? 
10 Carden Street – The Study (2nd Floor), 7 – 8 pm
Ever wanted to learn a language? This workshop by Dillon March will discuss how to learn a language, different programs available, and your learning style. Fee: Pay What You Can.

Whimsical Wire Art Workshop
Crafts 4 U (14 Edinburgh Road S), 5–8 pm
In this hands-on workshop you'll make a Christmas ornament, bubble wand necklace, bookmark or a piece of jewellry using wire and beads. All materials are supplied and suitable for all ages. Free!


About Fourth Fridays

Fourth Fridays are artistic happenings and cultural events that take place at different locations in Guelph every fourth Friday of the month. Events are organized around the city for people of all ages to come together in the celebration of the creative, neighbourly, interesting and welcoming vibe of the city of Guelph. Come, join the crawl and discover the secret corners and receive new inspiration while participating in the unique creativity and community of Guelph! For more information visit fourthfridaysguelph.ca.

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