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RBC Noon Hour Concert Series

Free live performances Fridays in July July 28: Olivia & The Creepy Crawlies Email:events@downtownguelph.com

Oh Canada Concerts: Ian Bell + Fiddler

To celebrate Canada at 150 and Guelph at 190, Guelph Museums presents Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concert Series. Kick off your weekend with a performance by Ian Bell + Fiddler! On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 PM, and performance at 7 and 8 PM. Upcoming Performances: August 25: Don Amero September 22: Annakin Slayd October 27: Andrew Craig November 24: The Cocksure Lads (Mike Ford and Murray Foster) December 22: D'eve Archer

Piping Evenings with Guelph Pipe Band

Pull up your lawn chair and enjoy the sound of bagpipes at the end of the day. Practice - Aug. 2nd FULL CONCERT: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 6:30 PM 

John Galt Day Kirking Celebration

IN CELEBRATION OF JOHN GALT DAY, the Old Stone Churches, and the Guelph Historical Society, are hosting the Tenth Annual John Galt Sunday Kirking. Civic leaders will be “kirked” to the front door of St. James. “Kirking” is a Scottish ceremonial parade of dignitaries led by a piper as a prelude to a civic church service. 

Historical Walking Tour I: Where Guelph Began

Leaves from Juice Inc, 25 Waterloo Ave, corner of Dublin Street This tour encircles the original Market Square area of almost twenty-four acres laid out by John Galt in 1827. Serving as the focal point for Guelph's early social and business life, the area also contains the sites of many of Guelph's first buildings. 

Building Canada Lecture: Horse Power

To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums launches a unique lecture series to reflect on our collective history and the theme of nation building. Building Canada Lectures, presented in partnership with the University of Guelph, is set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. Jeff Thomason presents, Horse Power: Building Canada on the backs of horses.

Arboretum Wednesday Night Walk

Join us for our weekly summer walk in the Arboretum.  Cost is $2 per person with children under five free.  This week's topic is Animal Locomotion. Contact arbor@uoguelph.ca.

Guelph Street Party

Marketsquare becomes the hottest party the Royal City has ever seen. Live Band Performances, Beer Garden, BBQ, Expanded Patios, High Energy Games and Activities and Guelph's First Ever Street Dance