With spring definitely in the air, Sarnia’s downtown will be even more enticing than usual during the May 3rd First Friday Cultural Walkabout. Come early to shop, stay for dinner, stay even longer to experience the live music and art at various venues and stores. Below is a list of what you can expect. Stopping into spots not mentioned may surprise you as well with what they have to offer. Remember parking on the streets and in the municipal lots is always free after 6:00 p.m.
Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery - 147 Lochiel St - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Photography in Canada 1960-2000 - Celebrating the diversity of photographic production in Canada between 1960-2000 and drawing from the collection of the Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada. 100 photographs by 71 artists
Artopia Gallery & Framing - 188 Christina St. N -6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Mary Philpott tiles - 50 % OFF
Coffee Culture - 130 Lochiel St. - 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. - Terrence William singer, song writer, author and speaker. Art exhibit by Keri Orozco from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Parallel Junction - 176 Christina St. N. - 5:00 - 9:30 p.m. featuring artists Lita Roo Designs. Plus 35 other artisans works on display and for sale
the Story - 179 Christina St N. - Art Jam: Live painting and art auction by members of the Lambton County Arts Collective. 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Downtown Market - 140 Christina St. N. - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Kirsten Anderson Art: Studio in Session Art Tour
Cheeky Monkey - 130 Christina St. N - 7:00 -9:00 p.m. - live music with local soft rock band The Casuals - art show & sale “The Easel Has Landed” by Bill Walters
Sitara Indian Cuisine - 136 Cromwell St. - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - live music by George Ayers and Gary Wilkins
Silhouettes Boutique - 125 Christina St. N - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m - live mannequins - Mothers and Daughters in the windows to celebrate Mothers Day
Cowboys & Indians - 121 Christina St. N - Open until 9:00 p.m. - Works by Local First Nations Artists
The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts - 127 Christina St. S - 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Opening of Lambton County Student Art Show sponsored by Ariel & Vince Lyons. Features art created by students in Grades 9-12 from six schools. The exhibit runs until May 30. Live music by Missy Burgess
100 Christina Street N. - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Prints and Paintings by David Moore
The Cove Mental Health & Wellness - 140 Front St. S. -5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Karma BARRE Class in support of St. Clair Child & Youth *Limited space* Call/text/email to book: 519-330-3060
[email protected] FREE WEEK of classes with each donation!
River Bank & Co. - 172 Front Street N - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - presents singer-songwriter Kira-Jade
food and refreshments - performance 7:00 -9:00 p.m.
One Tooth - Esby & Soph - Inner Calm Counselling - 155 Front St N - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. – Celebrating Women and Mental Health Awareness month! Come visit the shops at 155 Front St. N. with featured artists in each store and fill out a passport! Use this passport to be entered into a draw for a gift basket
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 - 286 Front St N. - 8:00 p.m. to midnight - live music & dancing with BorderLite Trio
Bad Dog Sarnia - 229 Christina St N - 8:30 - midnight - Party DJ Zimmer
Ups ‘N’ Downs - 226 Front St N - 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. - live music with Dan Butts
rev-el-ree Nights - 148 Front St. - Doors open open at 5:00 p.m. with Hayden Mellon playing from 8:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. and then DJ Diskreet from 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Hawg Bar - 117 Christina St. N - 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. - Nic Swales duo is playing Rhythm and Blues
Refined Fool - 137 Davis St - “Imagery Realized” Jayne Primeau Photography and friends.
A group show featuring local photographers
Also - inside Bayside Centre George St Entrance Unit # 182 - Harmony for Youth Fundraiser 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. Music: “This, That & The Other”, featuring Paul Maguire, Rain Bo Light & Paula Arrowsmith. Trade Show/Vendor Event with 23 Vendors