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Sun, June 27, 2021 10:00 AM

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Please note: Guelph Arts Council's Historical Walking Tours are operating with COVID-19 precautions. All participants must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth and maintain physical distancing throughout the tour. All tours offered have been condensed to 60 - 90 minutes. Participants who arrive without a face covering will be asked not to participate and will receive a refund through the GAC office. Guides will not handle cash. Tour booklets will be available at the GAC office only. Tours are restricted to a maximum of 6 prepaid and pre-registered participants. Tours with less than two registrations by the previous Friday at 4 pm will be cancelled.

Starting point: Tytler Public School, 131 Ontario St, Guelph

Tour description: This tour of the area southeast of the downtown, between the Speed and Eramosa Rivers, reveals the rich variety of historic architecture and the diversity of peoples who formed Guelph. Particular attention is devoted to residential/industrial proximity and the city's early Italian community.

Rain or shine (extreme weather excepted).

Sponsored by Sleeman Breweries and Downtown Guelph Business Association

Event Date 06-27-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 06-27-2021 11:30 am
Individual Price $8.00
Categories Heritage
$8.00
An Evening with Author and Educator Cecil Foster by Guelph Black Heritage Society Mr. Foster will speak about his most recent book, “They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada”. REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-with-author-and-educator-cecil-foster-tickets-155670383307
Event Date 07-15-2021 6:00 pm
Individual PriceFree
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Categories Literary,Free or PWYC,Heritage

Susanguelphbegan

Sun, August 1, 2021 10:00 AM

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Please note: Guelph Arts Council's Historical Walking Tours are operating with COVID-19 precautions. All participants must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth and maintain physical distancing throughout the tour. All tours offered have been condensed to 60 - 90 minutes. Participants who arrive without a face covering will be asked not to participate and will receive a refund through the GAC office. Guides will not handle cash. Tour booklets will be available at the GAC office only. Tours are restricted to a maximum of 6 prepaid and pre-registered participants. Tours with less than two registrations by the previous Friday at 4 pm will be cancelled.

Starting point: 25 Waterloo Ave, corner of Dublin Street. (Please use street parking, not 25 Waterloo private lot.)

Tour description: This tour encircles the original Market Square area of almost twenty-four acres laid out by John Galt in 1827. Serving as the focal point for Guelph's early social and business life, the area also contains the sites of many of Guelph's first buildings.

Rain or shine (extreme weather excepted).

Sponsored by Sleeman Breweries and Downtown Guelph Business Association

Event Date 08-01-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 08-01-2021 11:30 am
Individual Price $8.00
Categories Heritage
$8.00

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Sun, August 8, 2021 10:00 AM

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Please note: Guelph Arts Council's Historical Walking Tours are operating with COVID-19 precautions. All participants must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth and maintain physical distancing throughout the tour. All tours offered have been condensed to 60 - 90 minutes. Participants who arrive without a face covering will be asked not to participate and will receive a refund through the GAC office. Guides will not handle cash. Tour booklets will be available at the GAC office only. Tours are restricted to a maximum of 6 prepaid and pre-registered participants. Tours with less than two registrations by the previous Friday at 4 pm will be cancelled.

Starting point: 25 Waterloo Ave, corner of Dublin Street. (Please use street parking, not 25 Waterloo private lot.)

Tour description: The present downtown centre of Guelph, with its wide main street, provides a compact walking tour, which includes many buildings and sites of considerable historical and architectural interest.

Rain or shine (extreme weather excepted).

Sponsored by Sleeman Breweries and Downtown Guelph Business Association

Event Date 08-08-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 08-08-2021 11:30 am
Individual Price $8.00
Categories Heritage
$8.00

Guelph Museum at night Altar Hearth

Sun, August 15, 2021 10:00 AM

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Please note: Guelph Arts Council's Historical Walking Tours are operating with COVID-19 precautions. All participants must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth and maintain physical distancing throughout the tour. All tours offered have been condensed to 60 - 90 minutes. Participants who arrive without a face covering will be asked not to participate and will receive a refund through the GAC office. Guides will not handle cash. Tour booklets will be available at the GAC office only. Tours are restricted to a maximum of 6 prepaid and pre-registered participants. Tours with less than two registrations by the previous Friday at 4 pm will be cancelled.

Starting point: Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk St, Guelph.

Tour description: Visitors will get a glimpse of the Victorian era in Guelph. Covering the area west of Norfolk Street, between Essex Street and London Road, the tour includes several historic stone churches and many historic homes representing a variety of architectural styles.

Rain or shine (extreme weather excepted).

Sponsored by Sleeman Breweries and Downtown Guelph Business Association

Event Date 08-15-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 08-15-2021 11:30 am
Individual Price $8.00
Categories Heritage
$8.00

SusanCollegeHill

Sun, August 22, 2021 10:00 AM

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Please note: Guelph Arts Council's Historical Walking Tours are operating with COVID-19 precautions. All participants must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth and maintain physical distancing throughout the tour. All tours offered have been condensed to 60 - 90 minutes. Participants who arrive without a face covering will be asked not to participate and will receive a refund through the GAC office. Guides will not handle cash. Tour booklets will be available at the GAC office only. Tours are restricted to a maximum of 6 prepaid and pre-registered participants. Tours with less than two registrations by the previous Friday at 4 pm will be cancelled.

Starting point: McCrae House, 108 Water St, Guelph.

Tour description: Participants will be taken to the south side of the Speed River to explore one of Guelph's early industrial sections, formerly known as Brooklyn, as well as the College Hill area that developed around the Ontario Agricultural College. The tour includes some of the city's best examples of masonry and stone carving. Rain or shine (extreme weather excepted).

Rain or shine (extreme weather excepted).

Sponsored by Sleeman Breweries and Downtown Guelph Business Association

Event Date 08-22-2021 10:00 am
Event End Date & Time (24 hour) 08-22-2021 11:30 am
Individual Price $8.00
Categories Heritage
$8.00
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