August 12, 2022


A nice shiny new Art

Art Crawl is back again and lots much more factors to do in Hamilton this weekend, Aug. 13-15

As the calendar hits the halfway point of August and summer commences to wind down, songs and the arts are filling the streets of Hamilton this weekend.

At the time of publishing, the forecast for Hamilton for Aug. 13 to 15 was a combined bag. 

Although Atmosphere Canada says you can find a hazard of thunderstorms heading into Friday afternoon, the warmth is nonetheless envisioned to persist, with a large of 28 degrees Celsius. The weather conditions agency says it will truly feel like 36 with the humidex. 

But Saturday and Sunday are equally envisioned to be sunny, and each and every cooler with a high of 23 levels. 

Here are some concepts of factors you can do on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this weekend. 

Artwork Crawl

In advance of the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Art Crawl drew 1000’s of individuals to James Street North on the 2nd Friday each and every thirty day period.

Just after its long-time absence, the function is expected to make a return on Friday, Aug. 13. Avenue distributors are expected to set up at the time yet again, with artwork, handmade t-shirts, jewelry, and far more on show for order.

There is no solitary organizer neighborhood artisans and artists arrange by themselves outside the house in the evening several hours.

Venues, these as Farside bar, have stated they are going to be taking part this Friday. It will host its initially art gallery at 288 James Road North, curated by artists Kyle Stewart and Paul Robert Allard. The gallery is open from 4 pm to midnight. 

Motion picture night time

Cinema buffs who want a distinctive viewing knowledge this weekend can go to The Playhouse Cinema for its 1st film screened from 35mm projectors. 

There will be five screenings of The moment Upon a Time in Hollywood, the place audiences can dive into Quentin Tarantino’s earth at the stop of Hollywood’s golden age.

This picture unveiled by Sony Photos displays Leonardo DiCaprio, remaining, and Brad Pitt in a scene from “After Upon a Time in Hollywood.” (Andrew Cooper/Sony Pics by way of The Connected Push)

Other showings from Friday to Sunday consist of 9 Times, Annette, and Superior Time. Be absolutely sure to check the theatre’s web page for far more information and facts on present periods and tickets. 

If you might be searching a film beneath the stars, the Starlite Drive In is open. Amid its ideas, the generate in endorses arriving early owing to extensive lines and wait around instances. In this article are this weekend’s lineups:

Meanwhile, The Westdale is internet hosting stay concerts  — Elliott Brood, Logan Staats, The Redhill Valleys, and many others — as component of the returning Arts Fest, which you can go through much more about under. 


From Friday to Saturday, the Westdale Village will rejoice the arts — with each indoor and out of doors songs, as effectively as local artisans.  

Combined Media Hamilton and Westdale Village have also gathered portraits from youth aged four to 16 that depict men and women in the neighbourhood. Those people parts of art will be on display screen in the store windows. 

There is a limited variety of tickets offered for the reveals at The Westdale, but there are patio shows going on outside too. 

Mohawk musician Logan Staats is performing at The Westdale on the weekend as aspect of ArtsFest. (Facebook)


Blk Owned Hamont is encouraging host a Black-owned Hamilton pop-up marketplace this Saturday.

Around 15 area BIPOC sellers will be placing up store together the Pier 8 Hamilton Waterfront Believe in Patio, located at 47 Discovery Drive. 

The current market will run from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on August 14, and include local food stuff distributors and songs from DJ Refreshing Moses. 

It really is element of the Pier 8 pop-up series drawing residents to the pier this August. 

Farmer’s Market place

The Hamilton Farmer’s Current market is open Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

It’s declaring this weekend a  Peach Festival, with diverse solutions like jams, salsas, and soaps obtainable. 

Waterdown Current market is also working on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Waterdown Memorial Park, 200 Hamilton St. N. 

The Hamilton Farmer’s Market place says peach products will be out there in complete force. (Paul Newton/The Southern/Connected Press)

Hamilton, in 3D

Are you curious what a total see of the Crystal Palace seems like as it stood in Victoria Park in 1860, or Ancaster’s Griffin Dwelling, the heritage property of early Black settlers Enerals and Priscilla Griffin?

Now’s your possibility to tour them by means of augmented truth. The Hamilton Public Library’s 3D scans of many properties and artifacts are now online at Or, you can pay a visit to the Locke Branch for a guided tour on Saturday at any time in between 11 am-3 pm. It is all portion of the HPL’s invitation to take a look at new realities by way of AR, in honour of Hamilton’s 175th birthday. 

Youth gatherings

Are you between the ages of 13 and 18 in Ancaster and the surrounding regions? The Internet brings teenagers in the neighbourhood collectively, web hosting events, workshops and additional. 

This weekend, it’s hosting an on-line talent display on Saturday at 7 p.m. For far more information on their volunteer and leadership possibilities, look at out their website

Other events

Hamilton Honey Badgers will be in city for a playoff video game, and limited followers are authorized in the stadium. Hamilton normally takes on the Ottawa BlackJacks in the quarter-finals on Saturday at the FirstOntario Centre. 

Hamilton Honey Badgers will perform their quarter-final against Ottawa on Saturday. (@CEBLeague/Twitter)

Down the road, the Burlington Downtown Jazz Festival will have different acts on Saturday and Sunday, with tickets out there by way of the Burlington Carrying out Arts Centre

The Bay Region Restoration Council is picking up garbage to stay away from it from moving into Hamilton’s waterways. You can sign up for on Saturday at Pier 4 Park, positioned at 64 Leander Dr. The council is inquiring helpers to deliver h2o and shut-toed shoes. Extra details is obtainable on the web