With summer vacation behind and the autumn to look forward to, the September 7th First Friday in downtown Sarnia is the perfect occasion to celebrate both. Enjoy a bite to eat at one of the many eateries before strolling in and out of the many galleries and shops offering entertainment for all ages to enjoy. You will find something for everyone. Below is a listing of some of the must stop places along Christina & Front streets. There is much more than this to discover along the way with many shops staying open for the evening. Remember, parking is free both on the street and in all the lots after 6:00 p.m.
Coffee Culture - 130 Lochiel St. - 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. - Live music with Ryan Duncan playing Country and Southern rock
Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery - 147 Lochiel St - 6:00-9:00 p.m. - experience colour in a way you never thought possible. Jaime Angelopoulos and John Kissick ‘The Boom Bits’
on exhibition now until October14. Exhibitions are open from 6-9PM.
Artopia Gallery & Framing - 188 Christina St N - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m - “Put a Bird on It” Pick up a canvas and Put a Bird on It. They will be on exhibit October First Friday. All proceeds for Bluewater Center for Raptor Rehabilitation
Bad Dog Sarnia - 229 Christina St N - 8:00 - midnight - Live entertainment with Bren Dubé
Themptations - Hemp Goods and Culture Shops - 180 Christina St. N. - open until 9:00 p.m - entertainment to be announced
zZas Pizza Bistro - 170 Christina St N - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - live entertainment with Blackmore & Blackmore
Vanilla Bean - 138 Cromwell St. - Live entertainment with George Ayers 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
rev-el-ree - 136 Christina St N - Doors open 6:00 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Hayden Mellon ~ 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. - DJ Diskreet - $3 cover after 10 p.m.
Cheeky Monkey - 130 Christina St. N - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Revved up live music with
El Camino. “Escape” Art show & sale by Bill Walters
Silhouettes - 125 Christina St. N - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Live Mannequins in the Windows
Come Unity - 123 Christina St. N.- 7:00-9:00 p.m. -Featuring Dee’s Bees
Cowboys & Indians - 121 Christina St. N - Open until 9:00 p.m. - Beadwork demonstration by Anishinaabekwe artist Tawny Daws
Refined Fool - 137 Davis St -. Rick Harris will be exhibiting a new series of oil paintings.
The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts - 127 Christina St. S - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. “Fixed Flux,” an exhibition of paintings by Mary Groombridge and Rachael Groombridge. Runs through Sept. 29th.
Cafe Yoga: Sarnia Reiki, Meditation & Yoga - 150.5 Front St. N. Suite 7 - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - Live Music with Katherine Yap. Art Exhibit: “Without Colour” Featured Artist: Arianna Kennedy
One Tooth - 155 Front St N - 7:00-9:00 p.m. - entertainment to be announced
Ups N’ Downs - 226 Front St N - 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. - live music with Bluetonium
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 - 286 Front St N. - 8:00 p.m. to midnight - Music and dancing with The Casuals. Legion Week Membership Drive
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