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John Galt Day

August 3, 2019


Family activities by day and a free concert at night.

Scene from Guelph City Hall's Market Square. many children and adults are standing around watching a large bubble blowing wand in front of the splash pad.

10:30 AM to 2:30 PM | Market Square 

Details: bit.ly/2F7SPRQ

Grid photo of the band Rant Maggie Rant (top) and Shawnee (bottom)..

8 PM | Civic Museum

Outdoor concert featuring Celtic-folk-traditional group Rant Maggie Rant and Billboard and MTV-recognized Canadian Mohawk singer-songwriter Shawnee.

Doors open at 7:30 pm

Licenced, all-ages event

Free tickets in advance.

GALT 240

2019 marks the 240th birthday of John Galt, colonist and founder of Guelph. Take part in the conversation at Guelph Museums through a series of events that reimagine our city today and in the future.

Art As Activism: Truth, Survivance, and Resilience (exhibit) – August 2 to December 1

John Galt and the Instant City– August 2

John Galt Day: Market Square & Guelph Civic Museum Concert – August 3

Community Tea– August 4

Funded in part by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund and the Musagetes Fund, a grant from the Guelph Community Foundation.

Logo link to the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund homepageLogo link to the Guelph Community Foundation, Musagetes Fund page


August 3, 2019
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Guelph Museums


Civic Museum
52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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