Culture Days is an annual national celebration that has become one of the Country's largest participatory cultural events. Each year, millions of people participate in arts and cultural events across the Country. 

Participants join in a three week long series of incredible free, or pay-what-you-may, activities and performances hosted by artists, cultural organizations and the City. This event gives behind-the-scenes access to local arts, culture and heritage.

The City participates each year as a local organizer of Culture Days events. There's something for everyone!

In 2024, Culture Days will run from September 20th - October 13th.

Stay tuned for future updates! 

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Culture Days 2023 - Festival Hub

We thank everyone who attended and all of those involved who helped make Ontario Culture Days in Thunder Bay so memorable!

This year’s celebration of Arts, Culture, and Heritage ran from September 22 until October 15.

Thunder Bay's cultural scene was on full display with exciting interactive activities and diverse experiences that sparked creativity and celebrated community.

Culture Days 2023

Arts & Culture Under the Lights (City of Thunder Bay)
September 22, 2023 from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Baggage Building Arts Centre

The Art of the Mushroom (CAHEP in Partnership with the City of Thunder Bay)
September 22, 2023 from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Baggage Building Arts Centre

Literary Stage (NOWW in Partnership with the City of Thunder Bay)
September 22, 2023 from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Baggage Building Arts Centre

Window Painting (Thunder Bay Public Library)
September 22, 2023 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am, County Park Community Hub

The Art of the Mushroom: Arts & Scavenger Hunt (CAHEP in Partnership with the City of Thunder Bay)
September 23, 2023 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Baggage Building Arts Centre

Neighbour Day (City of Thunder Bay)
September 23, 2023 from 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Gallery Neighbour Day (Thunder Bay Art Gallery)
September 23, 2023 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Culture Days at the Thai Healing Centre (Thai Healing Centre)
September 23, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Drag Queen Story Time (Thunder Bay Public Library)
September 23, 2023 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Waverly Community Hub

Author Reading - Margaret Schweitzer (Thunder Bay Public Library)
September 23 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Mary J.L. Black Library

Lion King Jr. Public Musical Theatre Rehearsal (All the DAZE Productions)
September 24 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Baggage Building Arts Centre

Women in Technology Lecture by Stephanie Pesheau (Thunder Bay Museum)
September 26, 2023 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sharing Seed Saving Knowledge (Willow Springs Creative Centre) 
September 27 from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Lappe Nordic Ski Centre

Kiikurit Finnish Folk Dancing (The Kiikurit Folk Dancers)
September 28, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Prince Arthur Hotel
October 5, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Prince Arthur Hotel
October 12, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Prince Arthur Hotel

The Land is Dancing: Artist Talk with Betty Carpick (ON Culture Days)
September 28, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Co. Lab Art Gallery

The Land is Dancing: Art Projection by Betty Carpick (ON Culture Days)
September 28, 29, and 30 from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Goods and Co.

Our Thunder Gay: Belonging in the Bay Panel and Discussion (Thunder Bay Museum)
September 28, 2023 from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Blissful Beading (Thunder Bay Public Library)
September 28, October 5, and October 12 from 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm, County Park Community Hub

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (City of Thunder Bay Indigenous Relations)
September 30, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Hillcrest Park

Foraging for Natural Art Making Materials & Open Studio (Willow Springs Creative Centre)
October 1, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Willow Springs Creative Centre

The Land is Dancing: Drop-In Maker Session with Betty Carpick (ON Culture Days)
October 1, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Behind the Scenes Tour (Thunder Bay Museum)
October 1, 2023 from 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm and 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Baby Time (Thunder Bay Public Library)
October 3 and October 10 from 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm, Mary J.L. Black Library

Read. Sing. Play (Thunder Bay Public Library)
October 4 and October 11 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, County Park Community Hub

Community Paint Day (Thunder Bay Public Library) 
October 5 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Mary J.L. Black Library

 Big Beautiful Bay (The Boreal Museum and Quirky Company)
October 7, 2023, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Keskus Court

Birch Tea Teachings (Ontario Native Women's Association) 
October 11, 2023, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Ontario Native Women's Association

 Spice Club (Thunder Bay Public Library) 
October 11, 2023, 9:30 am - 8:00 pm, All Branches

Music, Arts, & Botanicals at the Conservatory (Recreation and Culture, City of Thunder Bay)
October 12, 2023 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Refugee Library (Thunder Bay Multicultural Association)
October 14, 2023, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Thunder Bay Waverly Resource Library 

EcoArt Day (EcoSuperior, Mindful Makers, Club Culturel Francophone, and CreAction Collective)
October 14, 2023 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Baggage Building Arts Centre

Making Up the Gods, Book Launch and Reading with Marion Agnew (Laughing Fox Writers)
October 15, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Entershine Bookshop

Kids History Themed Crafts (Thunder Bay Museum)
Ongoing throughout Culture Days

Pay-What-You-Can Admission Days (Thunder Bay Museum)
Ongoing throughout Culture Days

Drop-In Art Activities (Thunder Bay Art Gallery)
Ongoing throughout Culture Days

Pay-What-You-May Admission (Thunder Bay Art Gallery)
Ongoing throughout Culture Days 

Culture Days 2022

Thank you for participating in Culture Days 2022!

Below are a few highlights of different things that happened in the community during Culture Days in 2022.

Culture Days is a national celebration where arts, culture, and creativity intersect. Indoors, outdoors, and online — discover the world of arts and culture! Re-imagined to engage and delight despite the times, Culture Days extended beyond the traditional weekend to a 4-week interactive, immersive arts and culture experience happening in-person where possible, and online.

 

World Dance Collective at Goods & Co Market

Experience the vibrant and captivating movements of different world dance cultures! The World Dance Collective will be offering four free dance sessions that will include performances as well as opportunities for an interactive dance-along. Enjoy music and choreographed routines in the styles of Flamenco, Bollywood, Latin, and dances from the Middle East.

 

World Cultural Dance at Marina Park

This group of cultural dancers will take you through the amazing music and dance of the Middle East and many other countries across the world. Enjoy the dance of other countries with our troupe of dedicated dancers. Explore the many facets of other cultures and enjoy sharing with the rest of the world while watching our performance. They aim to explore and share many different cultures bringing inclusiveness to the city and its multicultural make up.

 

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation at Various Event Locations

September 30 will be reserved for Truth & Reconciliation events and activities that celebrate Indigenous culture. The following are just some of the activities happening on the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation:

  • Survivors' Flag-Raising Ceremony hosted by City of Thunder Bay (Hillcrest Park at 9:30 am - 10:30 am)
  • NAN Walk in Honour of Residential School Survivors and Families (NAN offices, 200 Syndicate Ave. S. at 11:00 am, followed by an 11:30 am event at destination Pope John Paul II School for the rest of the day)
  • Pow Wow on the Mountain hosted by Fort William First Nation (1:00 pm Anemki Wajiw - Thunder Mountain Powwow grounds)
  • Ontario Native Women's Association events - teachings, exhibit, clinic (1:00 pm - 380 Ray Blvd.)

 

Up Close & Personal with V2 Cello Duo at the Lakehead University Jean McNulty Recital Hall 

Captivating audiences with their expert playing skills and their energetic, innovative approach, VC2 Cello Duo will be in town to give a Consortium Aurora Borealis concert Saturday evening October 1 at St. Paul’s United. As a treat, they are offering a glimpse into their exciting musical life, through their intriguing “Up Close and Personal” presentation earlier that afternoon. This special educational event combines chat with playing of musical excerpts, in their inimitable style. Cellists Bryan Holt and Amahl Arulanandam convey “an enthusiasm that is catching”, appealing to all ages, including youth, bringing people to the edge of their seat! They quickly win audience’s hearts both with their virtuosic playing skills and their warm, witty and humorous patter about their music and experiences, drawing many chuckles and smiles. Learn more here.

 

Baggage Building Arts Centre Culture Days Celebration

The City's Recreation & Culture Division is hosting a free Culture Days event on Sunday, October 2nd from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Baggage Building Arts Centre. Join us for an afternoon of live music and intergenerational arts programming featuring:

  • CAHEP
    • Playing with abstract painting with artist Julie Cosgrove - explore shapes & colour with paper & acrylic paint to make and learn about beautiful abstract art!
    • Fibre Art upcycling/sustainable dyeing with artist Abhi Rao - learn fun techniques to recycle used fibres and learn about the current unsustainable nature of fibre consumption in North America.
  • Willow Springs Creative Centre - Forest Folk and Fairy House making 
    • To celebrate nature, autumn and a bit of magic we have designed this session so people can work individually on their own Woodland Forest Folk if they only stop by for 15 to 20 minutes or Family Groups who have 1 to 2 hours can make a family of Woodland Forest Folk and a Fairy House. 

  • Live music from Connor Loughlin, Natalia Arroyo, and Rorik Shron
Culture Days at Thunder Bay Museum

The Thunder Bay Museum is hosting multiple events during Culture Days, including pay what you can admission, free kids colouring activities, a free public lecture and behind the scenes tours! Learn more here

 

The Red Chair Sessions (Opening Reception by Nadya Nwandibens) at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery

This opening reception will feature an artist talk with artist, Nadya Kwandibens and launch her exhibition, The Red Chair Sessions. The Red Chair Sessions is an ongoing open-call portraiture series by Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) artist Nadya Kwandibens from the Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. The series places importance on the acknowledgement and reclamation of Indigenous lands and the revitalization of Indigenous languages. Learn more here.

 

Thunder Bay Public Librarys

The Thunder Bay Public Library is hosting a variety of events during Culture Days, including book launches and signings at the Brodie Indigenous Knowledge Centre! Learn more here!

 

City of Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre

The 55 Plus Centre is hosting a variety of activities during Culture Days, including drop in painting classes, oil & acrylic classes and line dancing! Learn more here!  

 

 Culture Days 2020

Thank you for participating in Culture Days online, September 25 to October 25, 2020!

Below are a few highlights of different things that happened in the community during Culture Days in 2020.

Culture Days is a national celebration where arts, culture, and creativity intersect. Indoors, outdoors, and online — discover the world of arts and culture! Reimagined to engage and delight despite the times, Culture Days extended beyond the traditional weekend to a 4-week interactive, immersive arts and culture experience happening in-person where possible, and online.

Art Projects with the Community Arts & Heritage Education Project

Participate in the following art projects led by artists of the Community Arts & Heritage Education Project (CAHEP)!

Lakeshore at Night

You will be guided through chalk pastel tips and techniques to create a piece of art capturing the beauty of the lakeshore at night! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

Nature Stamping

Take a trip outdoors and learn how to stamp using natural objects. View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

Comic Book Art

Work on a 3-panel comic! Get tips and pointers to send you on your path to make your own comic! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

Friendship Bracelets

Create your own bracelet to share with a friend! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

The Beauty of Nature in Paper

Create your own beautiful collage using modge podge and colourful scrap paper! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

FIMO Fish

Sculpt your very own colourful fish using FIMO clay! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

A Tale of Two Cities

Paint an abstract “Tale of Two Cities” using acrylics to create a multi-panel work of art! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

Thunder Bay Trees

Using acrylics, create a painting of Thunder Bay trees! View the materials you will need to follow along to this art project.

Porch Dances - Neighbours and friends dancing together, from afar!

Dance in your own space!  Be creative, and modify the dance moves to suit your space.

Get dancing with friends and neighbours with Community Arts & Heritage Education Project (CAHEP) and the City of Thunder Bay!
Do you live in the Woodcrest, Parkdale or River Terrace neighbourhoods? Then join us for this fun and creative dance project! This is for EVERYONE - whether or not you've danced before! You do not need any special training, just a love of dance and willingness to perform!  
Small groups living in the same households, families and individuals will sign-up to gain access to an original piece of music and instructional dance video provided by local artists. Participants will have time to independently learn the short dance piece, and then modify the moves to be suitable in their own spaces. Finally, participants will perform on October 12th in their yards, balconies etc. while wearing masks and submit video footage to become part of a Porch Dance final performance video, to be released during the final week of Culture Days!

Please note: if you live in another neighbourhood in Thunder bay not listed above, but still would like to participate, please contact us directly!
ALL physical distance protocols must be followed and participants are asked to wear masks while dancing/filming their final performances and anytime they are practicing with those outside of their social bubble.

Workshops with Willow Springs Creative Centre

Weaving Nature and Words

Participants will string a simple loom and then using natural elements and their own words they will weave a story of how they feel about these past few months and what the believe the future holds for themselves and others. Suitable for people 10 to 90+ years of age. Hand dexterity an asset. View the materials you will need to follow along with this activity.

Inspirational Willow Word Sign

Participants will be led through creating a simple willow and cedar sign featuring an inspirational word for these strange times we are living through. The signs can be hung in their home or outside in their yard. Makes a great gift as well. Suitable for people 6 to 90+ years of age. Ability to grip a hammer and pruning shear an asset. Best to come with a partner to work with on the project (mother and child, grandpa and grandchild, best friends, etc. someone in your bubble). View the materials you will need to follow along with this activity. 

Blind Contour Portrait Drawing

Artist Julia Tribe will lead participants through creating a self portrait using marker and water-colour paints. So much fun, so interesting and freeing! This session will give you an opportunity to see yourself in this moment of changing times.

Virtual participants will need: A clear table to work on with good light, masking tape, a container of water, and a piece of cardboard or wood in which they can tape their piece of paper.

Etched Metal Stars

Using aluminium sheets, participants will create etched, three dimensional stars with intricate designs. We will make a wish upon each star made for the coming months. Suitable for people 8 to 90+ years of age. Ability to grip a pen and to exert pressure with it necessary. View the materials you will need to follow along with this activity. 

Digital Doors Open Thunder Bay

One city. Fifty years. Explore some of our city’s most unique structures and heritage sites as we celebrate the amalgamation of Fort William and Port Arthur 50 years ago, which resulted in the formation of the City of Thunder Bay. Learn about our history, culture and community initiatives through images and videos that will engage people of all ages.

Culture Days 2019

Thank you for participating in Culture Days weekend, September 27, 28, and 29, 2019!

Below are a few highlights of different things that happened in the community during Culture Days in 2019.

Print your Culture Days 2019 Schedule and Passport

Passport Program

The Culture Days passport is designed to help you navigate your way to different activities being hosted for Culture Days around Thunder Bay. All activities are free or Pay-What-You May. The passport contains a list of events being offered. The passport can also be used as a transit pass for the duration of the Culture Days weekend. This transit pass is:

  • Valid for unlimited travel on thunder bay transit September 27 - 29, 2019
  • Non-TRANSFERABLE (It's Just for you!)
  • Subject to transit's fare fraud policy.
  • more INFORMATION can be found at thunderbay.ca/transit
  • Plan your trip by calling 684-3744 or going online to nextlift.ca or thunderbay.ca/transit or use the trip planner feature on google maps.

Enter to win

You could win a Culture Days passport prize package valued at $100! The passport is also designed so that you can take part in our Culture Days passport prize draw. To be entered to win:

Take a selfie at two Culture Days events listed on this passport, then share and tag either:

  • @tbayculture on Instagram or,
  • @ThunderBayCultureandEvents on Facebook 

OR Collect two signatures on this passport from activity providers. Then, drop your passport off at either:

  • Magnus Theatre's PWYM performance of Shout! The Mod Musical on Sunday Sep 29 between 2pm - 4pm or,
  • Tourist Pagoda at the start of the Museum's Port Arthur Historical Walking Tour

Contest closes Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 6pm.

 

Culture Days 2019 Highlights

hand against a tree with title of walk overlayedRe-Wilding for Wellness Walk **sold out**

Join the City of Thunder Bay this Culture Days | Fête de la culture for a FREE Re-Wilding for Wellness Forest Therapy Walk in Centennial Park, presented by Seek Adventure and Tours!

Your guide will take you on a meditative walk through one of the City's many beautiful parks and you will immerse yourself in the living forest through a series of sensory-based invitations designed to help you re-connect.

Location & Time: Sunday September 29, 9am - 12pm; Centennial Park, meet by the bridge off the main parking lot, accessed from Arundel Street. Age: 12+ years Distance: less than 2km, however may include steep/uneven terrain at times.

 

 

hands sharing food with title of tour overlayedWaterfront District Walking Food Tour **sold out**

Join the City of Thunder Bay this Culture Days | Fête de la culture for a FREE Walking Food Tour in the Waterfront District presented in partnership with Seek Adventure and Tours!

Experience local stories, art and small tastings of local food, highlighting Thunder Bay's vibrant food scene.

Location & Time: Saturday September 28, 11am - 1pm. Water Garden Pavilion, meet by the doors on the Lakeside near Bight restaurant. 2201 Sleeping Giant Parkway Age: 9+ years Tour Guide: Seek Adventure and Tours. 

 

people on stage performing Shout! the mod musicalShout! The Mod Musical - Magnus Theatre Pay-What-You-May Performance

Celebrate the music, fashion, and freedom of the 1960s at Magnus Theatre's season opener, Shout! The Mod Musical. Guests are invited to a special Pay What You Can performance of this smash hit that has delighted audiences all over the world. Admission is by donation and there is no advance ticketing. The Box Office opens at 11:30am and auditorium doors open at 1:30pm for a 2:00 pm performance start. Join Magnus on Sunday, September 29 and experience world-class live theatre right in your own backyard.

 

the baggage building arts centre buildingWaterfront Arts Fair

The Waterfront Arts Fair is a collaborative effort of individual artists, arts groups, organizations and guilds who will be coming together to perform, demonstrate, promote, share and sell their creations. The Fair will be showcasing and celebrating the vibrant Arts and Culture within our community and providing a rare view of the hard work, dedication, skill development, imagination, and self-expression involved in the creation process. Attendees will be dazzled by live performances throughout the day, the opportunity to meet local artists and watch them demonstrate their processes at the vendors market area and also participate in a variety of hands on family friendly activities. Presented by the Creative Arts Northern Network and the Baggage Building Art Centre.

Saturday September 28, 10am - 4pm.

 

Culture Days with St. Joseph's Care Group

Check out these three offerings from St. Joseph's Care Group:

  • Self Guided Historical Tour St Joseph's Hospital
  • Traditional Medicine Teaching at St Joseph's Hospital
  • Traditional Arts With Caitlyn Bird

 

Culture Days 2018

 

Here are some highlights from Culture Days 2018!

Indian Horse - Free Screening w/ Edna Manitowabi

Still from the Film Indian Horse - Naomi crouches in bushes with grandsons

Saturday September 29th | 3pm - 5:30pm at Magnus Theatre

Join the City this Culture Days | Fête de la culture for a free screening of the film 'Indian Horse' and discussion with actor Edna Manitowabi.

FILM SYNOPSIS:
An adaptation of Richard Wagamese’s award winning novel, this moving and important drama sheds light on the dark history of Canada’s Residential Schools and the indomitable spirit of Indigenous people. Check out the film trailer.

ACTOR TALK AND Q&A
Edna Manitowabi (Naomi) is a knowledge keeper and wonderful speaker. She will join us after the screening for a talk, discussion & Q&A. Manitowabi, Anishnaabekwe, is Bear Clan, a Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother, of Ojibway/Odawa ancestry originally from Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island. A fifth degree Midewewin teacher and seeker of Indigenous knowledge, Edna is one of the founders and teachers of Minwaywaygaan Midewewiwin Lodge, Rosseau River, Manitoba.
Though recently retired, as Professor Emeritus, Edna Manitowabi, maintains her connections to the Indigenous Studies Department at Trent University. Here over the years, she has developed and taught courses in Tradition and Culture, Aboriginal Knowledge, Indigenous Theatre, Aboriginal Women, and has been instrumental in the development of, as well as teaching, components of this university’s PhD program in Indigenous Knowledge.

Northern Lights (a UFO Documentary) - Premiere w/ Dee McCullay

 Film poster from Northern Lights a UFO Documentary

Saturday September 29th | 10:30am at Magnus Theatre

Join the City this Culture Days | Fête de la culture for the premiere of Northern Lights (A UFO Documentary). This will be followed by an artist talk and Q&A session with Director Dee McCullay - Dark History of Thunderstryker Films. Get 'behind-the-scenes' insight into the film-making process.

Dee McCullay is a Producer/ Director from the Thunder Bay area creating Horror and paranormal documentaries since 2012 including Thunder Bay Paranormal Society, Dark History, Sasquatch on Lake Superior I & II and has been seen on Destination America, T+E & TruTV. 

Dee McCullay's Northern Lights (A UFO Documentary) - An exploration into Northern Ontario's UFO and Unexplained Aerial Phenomenon as told through historic case files, witness statements, interviews and Native beliefs. This will be it's premiere!


YAAP Artist Talk and Film Screening w/ Benjamin Murray

Ben Murray with youth participating in his Youth Arts Ambassador project for Culture Days 2018

Saturday September 29th | 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ Magnus Theatre

Musician, artist and producer Benjamin Murray has been selected as one of the 2018 participants in the Ontario Culture Days Youth Artist Ambassador Program (YAAP).

As part of YAAP, Murray organized a youth hip hop music project. Murray will be provided an opportunity for Thunder Bay youth to develop their own music through collaborative song writing and music video production workshops. 

The resulting songs and videos will be premiered at the Magnus Theatre during the Culture Days weekend alongside an artist talk with Murray and participating youth. 

Waterfront Public Art & Cultural Heritage Walk

Gathering Circle panels at the Spirit Garden in Marina Park

Saturday September 29th | 10:30am - 12:30pm

Join the City this Culture Days | Fête de la culture for a guided walk through history and contemporary art. The walk will highlight key public art installations and heritage structures in Marina Park, the harbour and parts of the Waterfront District. 

Meet at the boat launch near the Spirit Garden. Ends near at St. Paul and Cooke Streets.

Mini field note-books will be provided, and participants will be invited to creatively engage with their surroundings, by taking notes, quick observational sketches, rubbings, etc.

Your guides will be Heritage Researcher, Lauria Abthorpe of the City Archives, and Julie Cosgrove of Thunder Bay's Public Art Committee and Lakehead University.

#OnBeat themed Events

Franco-Festival | September 27, 28, 29th

Open Rehearsals and Interactive Workshops at Morgan's School | September 30th, 1pm - 3pm

Boogie Down with Dream Dance | September 28th, 2:30pm - 3:30pm & 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Adult Creative Movement and Dance & Family Move and Groovewith Image Studio | September 29th

The Gryphon Trio: Up Close and Personal! | September 29th, 2pm - 3:30pm

Soundwalk - Ways of Listening (led by Artist: Zoe Gordon) | September 30th, 1pm - 2pm

Chinese Erhu Music | September 30th, 2pm - 4pm

Argentine Tango with Tango North | September 30th, 7pm - 9pm

 

Plus many more activities from local organizers!

Culture Days 2017

Highlights from last year's event:

The tale of a town - multi-media performance

Tale of a Town completed their three-week residency culminated in the presentation of a multimedia performance of stories from the community's colourful history, incorporating audio, archives, music and soundscape!

Open Streets

From noon to 3pm on Sunday, October 1, EcoSuperior opened up Court Street from John all the way to Boulevard Lake for pedestrians, cyclists, rollerbladers, skateboarders and dog walkers. There were special Culture Days activities all along the route!

Fall Pow Wow - Bringing Community Together

From noon to 10pm on Saturday, September 30th, Fort William First Nation hosted their Fall Pow Wow at the Pow Wow Grounds on Anemki Wajiw-Mount McKay. Grand Entry was at noon. The theme was Bringing Community Together.

Movie Night Screening of Sleeping Giant

The City presented a special screening of locally-made feature film Sleeping Giant. To open, there was a screening of the short film The Giant Awakens made this summer by the Thunder Bay Art Gallery's Youth Art Group!

 

Many thanks to our 2017 Sponsor:

CBC Thunder Bay

 

 

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