Left: Great Wooden Trio at the Mariposa Folk Festival. Right: Grandfather and great uncles of Brad Woods.
Celebrate Culture Days and the opening of fall exhibitions, Into the Light and Bridging Practices in Accessibility, Art, and Communication, with a performance by Storyteller Brad Woods and The Great Wooden Trio! On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 p.m. Opening remarks at 6 p.m. Performances at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Culture Days is celebrating 10 years! Grab a slice of birthday cake, search for answers to scavenger hunt clues, and take home a special loot bag at the end of the night to inspire creativity and encourage health, and wellness for you and the planet!
Brad Woods has told stories at festivals, theatres, conferences, prisons, churches and pubs all over North America and the UK. He tells traditional tales, literary classics and personal stories. His stories have been featured in a variety of broadcasts and publications including CBC Radio 1 and in the Globe and Mail. Brad has told to all ages and in every type of venue imaginable. He is the recipient of the 2016 Alice Kane Award for Storytelling and used it to travel to Lesotho (Southern Africa) to tell, trade and collect stories on behalf of Bracelet of Hope.
Culture Days – Friday, September 27 to Sunday, September 29
Culture Days is a nationwide arts and culture movement to raise awareness and engage Canadians in their communities.
Free admission and special activities all weekend long at Guelph Civic Museum and McCrae House.
Fourth Friday: Storyteller Brad Woods and The Great Wooden Trio
Friday, September 27, 7 to 9 p.m. Civic Museum | Free
Celebrate the end of the week and the start of the weekend with a free concert, and more.
Performances at 7 and 8 p.m.
Moving Histories, Neighbourhood Mysteries
Saturday, September 28, 2 p.m.
Civic Museum | Limited seats. Free tickets in advance
A two-hour guided bus tour documenting the Onward Willow neighbourhood. Presented in partnership with Guelph Film Festival.
Artist Talk and Trail Walk
Sunday, September 29, 1 p.m.
McCrae House | Free
The grand finale for City of Guelph Artist-In-Residence Mallory Tolcher’s #GuelphMovesMe project which promotes physical fitness on Guelph trails through an outdoor art exhibition.
Walkabout Tour with David Bobier: Hands On!
Sunday, September 29, 2 p.m.
Civic Museum | Free
Guest curator David Bobier leads an all-ages sensory tour of the vibrotactile art featured in VibraFusionLab: Bridging Practices in Accessibility, Art and Communications.