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Explore Brampton’s celebration of culture


BRAMPTON, ON: Celebrate the rich cultural texture of Brampton with a weekend of free community events at Culture Days from September 29 to October 1.
 
Culture Days is a celebration of Canadian culture, which welcomes residents and visitors to participate in free activities at several venues throughout Brampton. Now in its eighth year, Culture Days is the nation’s largest public participation campaign undertaken by the artistic community. It offers hands-on workshops, performances and interactive activities to discover the world of arts, culture and heritage.
 
This is a wonderful time for our arts and culture community, and a great opportunity for the public to explore the immense creative talent in our city. Such engaging cultural activities help showcase Brampton’s vibrancy for all to enjoy. I invite everyone to come out and participate in the many free activities we have to offer,” said Mayor Linda Jeffrey.
 
More than 60 free activities are scheduled to take place for Culture Days in Brampton, including the following events:
 
Friday, September 29
 
·         Launch Event
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Churchville Community with a Public Art Ribbon-Cutting Party.
Opening of “River Drew Me Here” sculpture and Art in the Park activities.
Sid Manser Park ∙ 2 - 3:30 pm

·         Downtown Music Hub
Friday Night Concert
Garden Square ∙ 6:30 - 8:30 pm
 
LO-FI Glory album preview and photo exhibition featuring Brampton artists Noyz and Dusty Loops
Rose Theatre Studio ∙ 6:30 - 10:30 pm 
 
Saturday, September 30
 
·         Create and Celebrate
Interactive dance, music, art, fashion, theatre, film, literary and meditation activities for all ages.
City Hall, Garden Square, Brampton Library Four Corners Branch, PAMA, Beaux Arts Brampton ∙ 9 am - 9 pm
 
·         Doors Open Brampton
As part of the Culture Days weekend, Brampton invites the public to explore 13 of its most intriguing and charming sites, free of charge. This event offers the community the opportunity to embrace diversity through the historical and modern architecture of the city’s properties of interest.
Various locations 10am – 4pm
For full list of participating locations, visit brampton.ca
 
Culture Days at the Libraries
Join us at the Brampton Libraries for a collection of activities.
September 29 ∙ various locations ∙ 10 am - 12 pm
September 30 ∙ Four Corners Branch ∙ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
October 1 ∙ various locations ∙ 1 - 4:30 pm
 
Follow us on Twitter @CultureBrampton and tag us using #CultureDays2017. For more information on Culture Days, visit brampton.ca
 
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MEDIA CONTACT
Lisa Cox
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.2028 | lisa.cox@brampton.ca