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May 4 @ 6:00 pm

May 4th First Friday is the perfect opportunity to get out of the house and discover downtown Sarnia and all it has to offer. The listing below are some of the many interesting places to stop and enjoy what they have in store for the entire family. Remember parking is free after 6:00 p.m. in the municipal lots and on the street.

1. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery – 147 Lochiel St – 6-9:00 pm – JNAAG opens its newest exhibition ‘Influencing Identity’ featuring works by the Group of Seven. Join us in your best Canadian tuxedo to talk about what makes us Canadian – coffee and maple syrup provided.

2. Coffee Culture – 130 Lochiel St. – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Live music

3. Cheeky Monkey – 130 Christina St. N – 7-9:00 pm – Live music with Wild Cards
– ‘Chasing The Light’ New art exhibit & sale by Bill Walters – Pat McGill selling handcrafted tote bags made by and the proceeds going to Mukwano Women’s Group of Uganda

4. Artopia – 188 Christina St N – For Cathy Earle’s latest show she has sought to reimagine flowers in unexpected compositions. In particular, intertwining flowers with elements such as birds, butterflies, and people! These works are united by a shared sense of depth, colour, and dynamism, with an emphasis on patterns, colours, and textures that can be found in lush tropical settings. “Passion is a feast for the eyes” Exhibition opening Thursday May 3rd 6-9 pm continues until May 5th 2018
5. Imperial Theatre -The Comedy At The Capitol -inside Imperial Theatre -168 Christina St. N. – 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. – featuring Alan Hopkins, Greg Topin, Marc Anthony Sinagoga, Dave MacInnis with host Tige Wright – bar opens 6:00 pm

6. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 – 286 Front St N, – 8:00 pm to midnight – Music and dancing – Lizzy and The Rainman

7. rev-el-ree – 136 Christina St. N – 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. – Live acoustic music -11 p.m. – 2 a.m. -$3 Cover (no cover before 8 PM). Proceeds to Women’s Interval Home

8. zZas Pizza Bistro – 170 Christina St N – 7-9:00 pm Kira Jade

9. One Tooth – 155 Front St N – 7-9:00 p.m. with Demi Krall – Plus Muttonhead Pop Up Unisex goods Canadian Made

10. Ups N’ Downs – 226 Front St N – starting at 9:00 pm – live music – THAT WHALING BAND

11. Lawrence House Centre for the Arts – 127 Christina St. S – 6 – 9:00 p.m. -“The Lambton County High School Art Show sponsored by Ariel and Vince Lyons” opens in the main gallery and upstairs featuring work by students at Alexander MacKenzie, LCCVI, North Lambton, Northern and St. Pat’s. The exhibition continues through Friday, May 25th. Missy Burgess will be performing outside on the lawn, weather permitting.

12. Vanilla Bean – 138 Cromwell St. – Live entertainment 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

13. Refined Fool – 137 Davis St – Emily Lardner exhibiting a series of paintings (acrylic and oil on panel).

14. Come Unity – 123 Christina St. N.- 7-9:00 pm – Daniel Murphy & Brent Cookson
performing on Djembe and spirit drum

15 – Themptations – Hemp Goods and Culture Shops – 180 Christina St. N. – open until 9:00 pm – Artwork of Leigh-anne Van Den Berg


May 4
6:00 pm


Sarnia Downtown Cultural District
Christina & Front St from Wellington to George St
Sarnia, ON N7T 5T6 Canada
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