King West Village:The Arts District Culture Days Hub

King West Village:The Arts District

King St.W. between Buell & Perth St.

Brockville, ON

This is the fifth year King West Village has hosted Brockville Culture Days. It is the perfect convergence of eclectic arts oriented businesses and Brockville's celebration of local arts and culture. This is a street festival with music, dance, artists, sculptors, buskers, food, youth groups and culture in all of its expressions. Essentially a gorgeous streetscape filled with activities to pique your curiosity! Come and join us on Saturday September 28th between 9 am and 4 pm. Everyone welcome and something for everyone. Discover your new passion!

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Location

King St.W. between Buell & Perth St.

Brockville, ON

Organizer

Russ Disotell

penruss@sympatico.ca

Events

Ai: art INDEED

Organized by Ai:art indeed at King West Village:The Arts District

Our desire is to bring together the professional artists and children of the community to better educate and encourage their artistic gifts. We want to provide the children and youth of Brockville and Leeds Grenville with quality arts educa...

Brockville Aquatarium

Organized by Brockville Aquatarium at King West Village:The Arts District

Stop by our booth and learn about all the great programs we have for kids of all ages. Meet a friendly, giant river otter. He likes to cuddle. The Aquatarium offers a full range of interactions & activities for kids, teens and adults, as...

Brockville Horticultural Society

Organized by Brockville Horticultural Society at King West Village: The Arts District

Stop by our booth and say hello, share knowledge, and seeds, while having fun. Learn more about our group and activities. Gardening can be creative art, or just a relaxing, enjoyable hobby and is one of the fastest growing leisure activitie...

Brockville Theatre Guild

Organized by Brockville Theatre Guild at King West Village:The Arts District

Learn what goes into taking a production from planning through to the stage. Learn all the skill sets required and how you could make a contribution to any of these different areas if you wish to volunteer. We will also be advertising and...

Hang-Ups Creative Picture Framing & Gallery

Organized by Hang Ups at 24 St. Andrew Street

Throughout our career, we've worked closely with artists both in preparing them for shows and for personal work, and come to have a strong appreciation for the talent this area is steeped in. To celebrate these artists and their works, we'v...

Victor Limbeek The Bubble Man

Organized by Russ Disotell at King West Village:The Arts District

Making giant bubbles, Victor always draws a large crowd, both young and young at heart! Who doesn't like bubbles? If you don't consider it an art form you should. Always engaging, enchanting and magical. This performance is weather dependen...

Brockville Irish Cultural Society

Organized by Brockville Irish Cultural Society at King West Village:The Arts District

We will have lots of displays highlighting the diverse culture in our community. Brockville Irish Cultural Society will have Our collection of digitalized photos beginning with our foundation in 1996 will be on display. The McGrath Irish D...

Brockville Walls Project Mural Dedication

Organized by Brockville Walls Project at King West Village:The Arts District

Brockville Walls Project has been diligently and tirelessly working to bring mural art to Brockville. Their mural celebrates the artistic heritage of our community. Two years in the making it is finally finished and bringing joy to all who...

AOG Art Gallery Open House

Organized by Bill Gibbons at AOG Gallery

A private art collection including outdoor sculpture, indoor sculpture, paintings, prints and photography. This year featuring portraits and figurative art. Admission is free, and donations to Innocence Canada Foundation appreciated.

Aaliyah Belly Dance & Friends present ShimmyMob Emotional Abuse Signs and Awareness Event

Organized by Aaliyah Belly Dance at King West Village

We use dance as the medium to bring attention to the issues surrounding emotional abuse. We will perform a flash mob style dance. Belly dance or Middle Eastern Dance is a wonderful dance form that enables a person to heal from trauma. Often...

Consensus Bus - Brockville

Organized by Alex Snukal at King and Buell Street

Alex Snukal’s Consensus Bus is a free bus that runs for 4-8 hours a day, and will take any passenger wherever they wish to go, provided that all of the other passengers are in agreement. Participants plead their case, and discuss with the o...

Transition Brockville

Organized by Transition Brockville at King Street West - The Arts District

. Display of all our event posters since 2018 Culture Day . Signup for workshops on beeswax wraps and laundry soap . Hands-on demonstration of apple peeling/coring/slicing machine . Display of solar oven and rocket stove . Display of a sele...

The Art of Mehandi

Organized by Brockville Public Library at Brockville Public Library

Explore and discover the arts and culture of India with DIY mehandi henna tattoos, and sample culinary treats from Tandoori Mint. Free. Henna and basic step by step instructions will be available for you to learn and try something new!

The Hoolies

Organized by The Hoolies at King West Village: The Arts District

The Hoolies are an Irish musical ensemble with a substantial repertoire of traditional Irish music. Lively and engaging entertainment that prompted a recent Culture Days attendee to comment, "I don't know if I'm Irish, but my toe certainly...

Brockville Artists' Studio

Organized by Brockville Artists' Studio at King West Village:The Arts District

Brockville Artists' Studio artists & friends will be sharing their knowledge and art with the community as well as information about Brockville Artists' Studio. Weather permitting, there may be en plein painting taking place.

Pamela Warren McKinnon Studio Open House

Organized by Pamela Warren McKinnon at 96 Water St. East

Pam's annual studio open house has been held in conjunction with Brockville Culture Days for many years and is always a welcome addition. Pam McKinnon is an award winning, signature member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour...

Peter Vander Velde

Organized by Peter Vander Velde at King West Village: The Arts District

Peter will be sharing his adventures in the world of photography as well as the knowledge he has acquired in his career. A sample of his work will be on display.

Una Rhodes

Organized by Una Rhodes at King West Village: The Arts District

Una is an accomplished jeweler, sculptor and gemologist. Her experience is vast and varied, covering many disciplines. Always more than willing to share her knowledge with anyone setting out on a creative life path, a conversation with her...

Sandra J Jackson

Organized by Sandra Jackson at King West Village: The Arts District

Sandra J Jackson is a professional, published writer. Stop by her booth and share her insights into the wonderful, sometimes confusing world of publishing. Learn more about the ins and outs of seeing your words in print. She will also have...

Harbour Lites Modern Square Dance

Organized by Harbour Lite Modern Square Dance at King West Village: The Arts District

We are a Modern Square Dance Club located in Prescott, Ontario, Canada. We promote modern square dancing, fun and fitness. Please feel free to join in, don't be shy. We will be kicking up our heels from noon to one pm and welcome any and al...

Brockville Refugee Committee

Organized by Brockville Refugee Committee at King West Village:The Arts District

Stop by our booth we will have a variety of Middle Eastern culinary treats, as well as experienced cooks to explain how to make them for yourself. Refugees for Brockville initiated in the Fall of 2015 is part of the national and internatio...

Tunnel of Terror

Organized by CPHC & Amy Hawkins at King West Village: The Arts District

Who said that hair-raising & fund-raising couldn't go hand-in-hand? Join us for a spooktacular event as we create a haunted walk through the Railway Tunnel. Participants in this year's spectacular will be joining us at Culture Days. They ar...

Brockville Thrill Dancers

Organized by Thrill Dancers at King West Village: The Arts District

The Thrill Dancers have been a highlight of Brockville Culture Days since day one. Share the joy of dancing with this talented youth dance troupe. Lively, engaging and appealing to would-be dancers of all ages. Always a greatly anticipated...

Brockville's Little India

Organized by Prutha Patel at King West Village: The Arts District

My mission is to spread multiculturalism and inclusivity throughout our community, while providing a henna tattoo service. For those who don't know me, my name is Prutha Patel, and I am a rising senior at Brockville Collegiate Institute. T...

Pop-Up Museum

Organized by Brockville Museum at King West Village, Brockville

The Brockville Museum will be popping-up on King Street (King-West Village) with a mini-exhibit that explores the role immigration has played in Brockville's development. Hands-on activities and thoughtful reflection for all ages. Our pop-...

Farm Fresh Ontario Exhibit Opening

Organized by Brockville Museum at Brockville Museum

The Brockville Museum is pleased to present it's latest temporary exhibit, Farm Fresh Ontario, officially opening on Saturday, September 28th as part of Culture Days. The exhibit is made up of a travelling exhibit from the Archives of Onta...

Behind the Scenes Museum Tour

Organized by Brockville Museum at 5 Henry St

Ever wondered where and how a museum collection is stored when not on display? The Brockville Museum is offering a unique glimpse into this rarely seen world with behind-the-scenes tours for Culture Days.

Goodies By Maryse

Organized by Goodies by Maryse at King West Village: The Arts District

Tie Dye never left. Stop by and chat with me about tie-dye techniques, how to produce the most spectacular designs, and upcoming workshops. As well, I will have a selection of my hand made jewelry on hand and am always happy to chat about t...

From Here to Infinity Gallery

Organized by From Here to Infinity Gallery at King West Village: The Arts District

A selection of artists featured in the Gallery will be on the street, outside our doors, working at their chosen crafts as well as sharing experiences and tips from their cultural journey. The Gallery will also be open for those who wish to...

Riverside Swing

Organized by Riverside Swing at King West Village:The Arts District

We are new to the area and are going to collaborate with our friends the Thrill Dancers on a routine that will knock your socks off and leave your toes tapping. We are happy to discuss our routine, our method of teaching and anything else d...

Just Another Line Dance Group

Organized by Just Another Line Dance Group at King West Village: The Arts District

We are "just another line dance group". We enjoy dancing, physical exercise, camaraderie and good times so much that we haven't had time to select a name. Please feel free to join us at Brockville Culture Days and shake a leg. No experience...

Developmental Services of Leeds & Grenville

Organized by Developmental Services of Leeds & Grenville at King West Village: The Arts District

A paint group made up of our clients and their instructors will be setting up with our artists, joined by musical entertainment that might include a singalong! We will also be available to talk about our available programming with members o...

Leeds & Grenville Immigration Partnership

Organized by St. Lawrence-Rideau Immigration Partnership at King West Village:The Arts District

Working closely with the Refugee Committee they are expanding the arts & cultural landscape of our community with the contributions of our newest citizens. The partnership is a community collaborative that brings together the efforts of in...

1000 Islanders Chorus

Organized by Thousand Islanders Chorus at King West Village:The Arts District

The Chorus will be giving a concert near the corner of King St. W. and Buell St. singing songs from a broad range of eras and styles. Have you always wanted to sing in a group? We are always looking for new members, so stop by, enjoy the m...

Start With Hello

Organized by Every Kid In Our Community at King West Village:The Arts District

We will be spreading word of our campaign and inviting the public to join us in painting our "Start with Hello" Rocks. “Start with Hello” Rocks! are painted rocks with messages of welcome, kindness and love. “Hello” Rocks placed throughout...

Parnie Nolan

Organized by Parnie Nolan Fun Art Paint Parties at King West Village:The Arts District

Parnie believes in making art accessible to everyone in a supportive environment. Participation is the key and she will be inviting the public to work on their own small projects to get the feel of a brush in their hand and paint on a canva...

Brenda Taylor

Organized by Brenda Taylor Designs-Knitting & Embroidery at King West Village:The Arts District

Always wanted to try your hand at knitting? Brenda will supply the knitting needles, yarn and any instruction necessary, to help you contribute to a communal knitting project. No matter your level of experience, or inexperience, everyone is...

Bill Lalonde Storyteller/Author

Organized by Bill Lalonde at King West Village:The Arts District

Bill is always happy to tell a story or two and share his passion for his craft. He has also branched out into writing, collecting some of his stories in two volumes, Claude The Frog, a children's book and Original Tales For Modern Times. H...

Chris Banfalvi/Dark Genesis

Organized by Chris Banfalvi at King West Village:The Arts District

Chris is an amazingly talented metal sculptor and artist. He brings his anvil and equipment to the venue on the back of his customized truck, along with an array of his amazing creations, and works on his latest effort. Stop and talk about...

Hips and Harmonies

Organized by Hips & Harmonies at King West Village: The Arts District

Hips and Harmonies are a mother-daughter musical duo who have a huge folk/country catalogue of songs. They enjoy interacting with audiences and including them in performances. They are also shameless promoters of the joy of the simple kazoo...

Melanie Robertson King

Organized by Melanie Robertson King at King West Village: The Arts District

Melanie is a published author who is experienced and adept at navigating the new world of book publishing and books selling. A self-published author she has learned the necessary steps you need to take to bring your work to the book buying...

Brockville Arts Centre—Exhibition

Organized by Brockville Arts Centre at King West Village: The Arts District

The City of Brockville operates an exhibition space displaying the work of local and regional artists, rotating on a monthly basis. The purpose of this exhibition space is to enhance public awareness, provide access to and promote the visua...

Paint A Sailboat

Organized by Brockville Culture Days at King West Village: The Arts District

This is a community project, quite simply applying your artistic skills to turn a 14-foot sailboat into a work of art for Brockville Tourism. The finished piece will be displayed in a Brockville park. Paints and brushes will be supplied as...

Lifefit Athletics

Organized by LifeFit Athletics at King West Village:The Arts District

For Brockville Culture Days we will be offering a sampling of our play/fitness programming as well as a repair/recycle program where kids can take apart broken appliances & such and make art from the components.