News release – Downtown Barrie BIA
Open Air Dunlop rolls again this Saturday in Downtown Barrie, along with the Between Sets Summer Series, in support of the Barrie Food Bank.
Head Downtown for some great music in support of a great cause. Dunlop Street will be closed to cars from Maple Avenue to Mulcaster Street, to make way for community.
Enjoy shopping, sipping and snacking, along with lots of fun free activities!
Schedule of the activities:
8:00 am Free Yoga Class with True You Studio, meet in Meridian Place
9:00 am to 1:00 pm Visit the Barrie Farmers Market at City Hall. Strawberries are in season, along with greens and snap peas. And this week they’re highlighting all their amazing bakers.
9:00 am to 1:00 pm Free Caricature Drawing! Get a fun drawing of yourself, family and friends by local artist Linda Laforge. She’ll be set up at Meridian Place.
9:00 am Free Historic Walking Tour with Fire & Mist Stories. This Saturday features the outlaws and lawmen of old Barrie. Meet Mary near the Barrie Farmers Market tent at City Hall
10:00 am Free Yoga Class with Nook Yoga at Meridian Place
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Free Life Drawing featuring a live model with Drawing House in Meridian Place. Drop by and try your hand at sketching
11:00 am The Expedition Project popup by artists Jocelyn Chassie, Ryley James and Kiara Edwards. Stop by over the summer to see them create a collaborative mural project. This Saturday they’ll be set up near Donaleighs.
11:00 am to 6:00 pm Between Sets Summer Series – Live Music in support of the Barrie Food Bank. Featuring Ronnie Douglas, Joe Huron, Kyle Wauchope, Grant Boyer, and Even Steven with many others on the Meridian Place stage. If you’re able, bring non-perishable food items or cash to donate.
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Free Art Activity with Vivian Heliotis of Spare Room. Paint a mini circle disco ball, inspired by her Brightening Barriers art installation at The North Restaurant.
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Free Art Activity with Art with Purpose.
1:00 pm Free Pilates Class on Dunlop Street near Meridian Place with Jim from Namaste North
4:00 pm Free Dance Class on Dunlop Street near Meridian Place with Uptempo Dance Studio. Join in and learn salsa and merengue.
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