The City of Brantford will be presenting Culture Days on the Trails, taking place on Saturday, September 23, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This free event will showcase ten local artists and performers along a 2.6km stretch of trail starting at the Hardy Rd. parking lot and ending at Lafayette Ave. The rain date for this event is the following day, Sunday, September 24, 2023.
The list of participating artists includes:
Aleah D and J Hache – Visual Arts and Music
Chris Strei – Musician
Emily Johnson – Musician
Piano Escape – Musician
Jocelyn June – Musician
Calm Canopy – Musician
Paris Performers’ Theatre – Improv
Sumedha Mongia – Dancer
The Caribbean Kyle Duo – Musician
Tony Pallo – Sculpture
“The City of Brantford is home to a rich and diverse arts community,” said Kevin Davis, Mayor for the City of Brantford. “Arts and culture play a key role in building strong, sustainable, and vibrant cities and events like Culture Days on the Trails help us showcase two of our greatest assets – our talented arts community and our beautiful trails.”
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. Millions of people across the county attend these events, coming together to recognize the importance of arts and culture within local communities.
“We are proud to once again take part in this nationwide event that honours artists, creators and cultural contributors, said Kara Davey, Manager of Tourism, Culture and Sport. “This year, we are thrilled to bring a small section of our 70 kilometres of natural trails to life with art, music and entertainment for a day; shining a light on our talented residents and beautiful natural assets.”