12 Must-See Events in Guelph This Week (September 5-9)
Labor Day Picnic
Live music, face painting, rides and information booths. Free refreshments and $1 hot dogs and samosas.
Location and venue: 709 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3Y8 (Riverside Park) Date and time of the event: Monday, September 5, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: Free
Harvey’s “Better Together” Burger Distribution in Guelph
RV Harveys is on the road and offering another 100,000 free Better Together burgers to Canadians and their loved ones, starting with 12 tour stops in Ontario! Go out and enjoy your free burger and Pepsi in our traveling lounge.
Location and venue: 81 London Road. West, Guelph, ON, (Exhibition Grounds) Date and time of the event: Monday, September 5, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: Free
Shrub Identification Virtual Workshops
Ontario has dozens of native shrub species, from dogwood to viburnum, spice blackberry, and everything in between. Where to start to learn to identify them? In these 4 workshops, we will discuss the basic morphology of shrubs.
Location and venue: 200 Arboretum Road, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 (Virtual on Zoom) Date and time of the event: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: $50 (plus HST) per person for the 4 session program Register by: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Rockwood Farmer’s Market
Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from June 8 to October 5, 2022, Rockmosa Park, behind the Rockmosa Community Hall (120 Rockmosa Drive, Rockwood ON)
Location and venue: 120 Rockmosa Drive, Guelph-Eramosa, ON, N0B 2K0 (Rockmosa Park) Date and time of the event: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: Free
Guelph Community Singers Fall 2022 Sessions
Join the Guelph Community Singers for a full 18 week session in hopes of performing a concert at the end! Visit www.guelphcommunitysingers.ca for more information, or email email@example.com
Location and venue: 400 Stevenson Street North, Guelph, ON, N1E 5C3 (Trinity United Church) Date and time of the event: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Spectators: Adults Price: $105 for an 18-week session
Eden Mills Writers Festival, Writing Workshop “Nothing More Than Feelings”
Nothing More Than Feelings with Ian Williams: This poetry workshop aims to replace clichéd, predictable feelings with ones that have complexity and resonance. You will generate new material and come away with strategies to implement immediately.
Location and venue: online, Guelph-Eramosa, ON (Online workshop with Eden Mills Writers Festival) Date and time of the event: Thursday, September 8, 2022 6:00 PM – 11:59 PM Spectators: All ages Price: One workshop at $40 or group at $35 each
Tea ‘n’ Tales at Guelph Enabling Garden
Local storytellers Adwoa Badoe and Sya VanGeest create a dynamic conclusion to the 2022 season. Bring a lawn chair and mug for free coffee, iced tea while supplies last. The event is free but donations are graciously accepted.
Location and venue: Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich Street. Guelph , Guelph, ON, (Guelph Enabling Garden) Date and time of the event: Friday, September 9, 2022 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spectators: Seniors Price: Free
180th Aberfoyle Autumn Fair
Friday night Antique tractor shooting, live wrestling show, outdoor entertainment. Saturday shows and competitions in the hall, Jr Garden Club, 4Hsheep show, petting zoo, pony club show, ATV pull, animal competitions, bouncy castles and children’s races.
Location and venue: 23 Brock Road. S., Puslinch, ON, N0B 2C0 (Puslinch Community Center) Date and time of the event: Friday, September 9, 2022 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: $5-$25
Welly Cask Fest 2022
Craft beer, live music, food trucks, Craft Beer Queen Olympics and more! From September 9-10, 2022, we’ll be casking and celebrating the roots of craft beer with the return of the Welly Cask Fest.
Location and venue: 950 Woodlawn Road West, Guelph, ON, N1K 1G2 (Wellington Brewery) Date and time of the event: Friday, September 9, 2022 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Spectators: All ages Price: Buy your tickets online (from $20 + hst)