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Culture Days Celebrate Creativity in Thunder Bay
Date: September 28, 2017
Time: 10:36 AM

September 28, 2017 – The eighth annual national Culture Days event runs in Thunder Bay this Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1, giving citizens an opportunity to experience live music, art, film, dance, heritage and more. 

“Over 30 local cultural groups and facilities are inviting the public to create, participate and share during the Culture Days weekend,” said Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor. “We encourage everyone to come out this weekend to discover more about Thunder Bay’s vibrant cultural sector.”

Local businesses, artists, community groups and cultural institutions have created over 50 engaging activities across our community for everyone to participate in this weekend.  Features this year include the Fort William First Nation Fall Pow Wow, an outdoor screening of The Sleeping Giant movie at the YOUthMove Kinsmen Youth Centre on Friday, Tale of a Town performances on Saturday and a free concert by DJ Shub during Open Streets on Sunday.

All Culture Days activities are free. Some may have limits on participant numbers or require pre-registration. All Culture Days presenters will have official “I Heart Culture Days” signs at their locations.  Thunder Bay Culture Days is sponsored by CBC Thunder Bay. 

For a full list of activities and more information, visit: thunderbay.ca/culturedays

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Contact:   Ash Young, Cultural Development & Events Supervisor, 625-2487