Next week’s First Friday activities sure to warm your heart

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~Edith Sitwell and if you’re out and about and wish to get out of the winter cold then come on down to the December First Friday Cultural Walkabout where you can find some unique Christmas gift ideas

Coffee Culture 130 Lochiel St

Coffee Culture Welcomes back “Sisters Of Soul” 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Warm up to the Season with a Specialty Coffee. Now featuring our new Butterscotch Carmel Latte and our season favorite Candy Cane Latte

Ups N’ Downs Pub & Grill 226 Front St. N.

Ups N Downs presents “FUNK Eh!” 9:30pm to 1:30am

Limbo lounge 196 Christina St. N.

Braun Halo 9:30pm to 12:00pm

BRAUN HALO Listen to Brian Hall and his friends in their 3 piece acoustic band.

Artopia Gallery & Framing 188 Christina St. N.

”Baskets As Art” By: Alice Lingard “Peace On Earth” XOXOXOXOXOXO

Artopia Gallery & Framing Presents: Alice Lingard “Baskets As Art” Alice Lingards art form is weaving baskets which are created from various materials.Reed, waxed linen, silver & copper wire, leather along with other material are used in creating these baskets. Alices’s baskets are functional and some of the designs are simply art objects.These make wonderful gifts for all to enjoy.

The urban Nature Centre 184 Christina St. N.

Wreath Making Demonstration with Liz Marshall 6pm – 9pm

Wreath Making Demonstration / Workshop Liz Marshall, from Heavenly Earth Native Tree Nursery, will be on hand creating a variety of holiday decorations – watch one being made, make one yourself, and buy one!

the Story 179 Christina St. N.

Book Launch: …And We Will Become A Happy Ending by Joe Manafo

Imperial theatre 168 Christina St. N.

R.W. LAWTON GALL ERY local artists work December theme “Tis the Season”

Enjoy the music of Colin Graf – classically trained musician from Sarnia. Enjoy a cup of hot cider, listen to the music and enjoy the art.

trinity lounge Temple Bar (upstairs) 146 Christina St. N.

DINO BRAINELLI starts at 9:00

Cheeky Monkey 130 Christina St. N.

Live “Raw and Unplugged” music with Nicky & Wes 7:00 – 9:00 pm Inn of the Good Shepherd ‘Cash Calendar” raffle tickets for sale

Join Nicolle Vallee & Wes Beveridge on their journey as they reconnect with their musical roots. Inn of the Good Shepherd ‘Cash Calendar’ tickets for sale. Cash prize draw everyday in January!

Lawrence House Centre For The Arts 127 Christina St. S.

“SAW Presents” Annual Show & Sale

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop is a group of people who share a common interest in the study and promotion of visual arts. Its members not only mentor and encourage each other but also work together to foster the advancement of visual arts in the community.

RAW Symmetry 148 Front Street

RAW Symmetry – 1 YEAR YOUNG! Thanks for your support of the RAW Artist/Designer Collective Prizes & giveaways galore

FREE food generously provided by Paddy Flaherty’s Local Designer ~ So Comfy Designs/Randa Roberts Artist Showcase ~ Denise Pothier Fortin/ Otherworldly Creations

Zonys 139 Christina St. N.

6+1 Art Group Artwork from The Class at Zony’s Live Music by Jim Chevalier

6+1 Art Group showing member’s work in various mediums. Five Children show art they have been working on from 12 sessions with Artist Michele Vannatter

One tooth 155 Front St. N.

PRELOVED… One of a kind vintage clothing manufactured in Toronto trunk sale!

Purchasing Preloved you will help rescue over 220,000 garments that would have otherwise ended up in landfills

Adad Hannah: The Diversions Core Sample: Points of Departure Ben Skinner: Something Had To Be Done Canada On Canvas: Organized by the Winnipeg Art Gallery Public Hours: Mon & Tues • CLOSED Wed, Friday • 11am – 6pm Thursday • 11am – 8:30 pm Sat & Sun • 11am – 4pm First Friday open until 9:00 pm


Adad Hannah: The Diversions Published on the occasion of the opening of the JNAAG and Hannah’s new project this publication has been conceived as a conversation about Hannah’s work. Original essays by curators, critics, artists and journalists consider the past ten years of Hannah’s production from unique and personal vantage points. With over 150 illustrations, this monograph provides the first-ever career overview of the work of Adad Hannah.

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  • James Anger

    Don’t forget the lovely and talented Jenilyn Sheppard playing at Blackwater Coffee and Tea Co. Stop by and get into the Christmas mood and enjoy a hot beverage and some great local Food.