Small business has come together for this one - all free- event....Barber Gallery, Valeriote's Market, Wellington Brewery, Grand River Conservation Authority, Chuck's Sticks, Hook Line and Sinker, Invoke-Tress Dance Theatre, Braclet of Hope, 40 visual Artists and a special thanks to the Macdonald Family for historical works by Guelph's Evan Macdonald.
We'll be bbqing the 100 yard diet - hot dogs and Italian sausage from Valeriote's market, beer from Wellington Brewery, and Leslie's munchies as always lovingly grown in her garden,cooked, and prepared in her own kitchen 1 block from gallery
Here's what it's all about:
Hi Everyone - We're having a neighbourly art, bbq, and fly fishing party and we hope you can come!
It's Saturday September 25th from 1-4 - and we hope you can pop by for a while, and say Hi!
It's an Art Show , Barbeque, Ale Tasting, Fly Fishing Wing Ding all at the Barber Gallery - indoors and out.....We invite you to come join this Indian Summer celebration. Enjoy the art show, munchies, barbeque, ale tasting, demos and river sport....a river quest party, great for adults and kids, all welcome.... and more!
Hope you can come!
Les/Barber Gallery 824-0821, office 824-8037
40 visual artists working in a variety of styles including historical works by Guelph's Evan Macdonald, graciously offered for view by his family.
Ishra from Invoke-Tress Dance Theatre performing live the song of the Sirens
Peter Howlett, musical guest, serenading us on guitar
Chuck Reece crafter of mystical walking sticks and magic wands drawn from drift along our rivers
Ralph Beaumont, river guide, from Grand River Conservation Authority, delighting us with Grand River info, local river and canoe stories
Brian Primeau, river guide and pro fly fisher from Hook Line and Sinker with a casting demo and clinic in the Barber "out back" - (back yard)
Arron Varga, pro fly fisher from Hook Line and Sinker with the art of tying flies - fly tying stories, demo, and clinic
Larry Valeriote from our neighbourhood market with tasty hot dogs and home made Italian sausage for the "q"
Wellington Brewery with a Trail Head brew tasting. Happy 25th to everyone at the Wellington Brewery!
Cassandra from Bracelet of Hope
Visual Artists: David Atkinson, Vicki Beard, Ishra Blanco, Jim Clarke, Nancy Farrell, Karen Fralich, Martin Grove, Mike Hayes, Peter Howlett, Supria Karmakar, Daisy Kurp, Gordon Laird, George Langbroek, Larry Lawrence, Michelle LeBlanc, Evan Macdonald, Bill Macdonald, Sandra Martin, Vickie Martin, Daniel Masci, John McCreery, Mosa McNeilly,Tina Newlove, Rob O'Flanagan, Joann Pearsall, Marg Peter, Jaraslav Peterka, Chuck Reece, Jim Reed, Thomas Robertson, Satyama, Kathleen Schmalz, Barb Shaw, Goldie Sherman, Karin Silverstone, Jim Tubb, Debbie Thompson Wilson, Eric Wilson...
What: Call of the Sirens, 40 artist group show with water related imagery celebrating the solitude and allure of the water, including historical works by Guelph's Evan Macdonald
When: Art show runs from September 11 to September 30 with a free river culture day opening September 25th from 1-4 P.M. with live entertainment, art, casting clinic, fly tying clinic, river culture demos, ale tasting, and bbq.
Where: Barber Gallery, inside and out, 167 Suffolk Street West in Guelph, (519) 824-0821
Nestled in a residential neighbourhood a few short minutes from downtown Guelph, the Barber Gallery is located in an old stone factory at the intersection of Yorkshire and Suffolk. Loads of free parking, outdoor casting and bbq space, and a bus stop right outside.
Admission: All free. Free admission. Free parking.