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Sudbury Art Crawl holding events throughout the city Saturday

There are also some special events in the downtown core 
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This Saturday, Oct. 2, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., art lovers can once again enjoy the Sudbury Art Crawl.  

A grassroots cultural event celebrating the arts in the city, the Sudbury Art Crawl features a variety of works by local artists at local venues throughout the city. ​The artists are at all stages of their careers, offering you a diverse range of exhibits and works.

The venue list below shows all the locations around town featuring visual artists that day, and organizers want Sudburians to be sure to visit the downtown core, which will offer live indoor music, busking performances, a book launch from Latitude 46 Publishing, and a theatre performance by Theatre du Nouvel Ontario. 

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Sudbury Art Crawl used a hybrid approach, hosting two events where art was featured in downtown businesses' window fronts for everyone to explore safely over the course of a whole month with the piece auctioned online at the end of each event. 

This year, the organizers will again use the hybrid model, but also be able to offer much more, even while in a pandemic. 

You can view a list of all the artists, venues and special events below, or by visiting

Downtown: Anthony Chezzi at Taco Sol, Raymonde Beland at Kuppajo Espresso Bar, Evelyn Eekels at Good Luck General Store, Jessica Joly at The Candy Store, Tracy Baker of Yellow House at 149 Durham, Gillian Schultze and Jessica McShane at 174 Elgin Studio, Brigitte Labby at the Cedar Nest Cafe, Debra Ireland at Da Capo Cafe and Lounge, Latitude 46 Publishing & author Adam Mardeo's book launch at Knowhere Public House, Sheryl Boivin at Huckleberries Chocolatiers, Kaarina Lee Ranta at All About Massage Day Spa, Brigette Bere at Querney's Office Plus, Jan Browning at Jan Browning Boutique, Monique Legault's illustrated books at Bay Used Books, Paulette Stewart at Studio 35 Fashions, Mimi Ho at Laughing Buddha, Michelle Gervais at Victoria's Custom Framing and Stitchery, Monique Legault at A. Kaiser Photography, Stephanie Lehoullier at La Fromagerie, Lori Wall at Sudbury Paint and Custom Framing, Victoria Elisabeth at the Monique Legault Studio.

​Donovan & Flour Mill: Tarun Godara at Tuco's Taco Lounge, Victoria Ecker at Beards Coffee Shop and Bakery, TNO play screening and photographer Don Johnston at Sudbury Indie Cinema, Linda Cartier at Northern Essentials Salt Cave

New Sudbury: Ruth Wallace at Barrydowne Paints and Paris Natural Foods

​South End: Reshma Nair at B Creative (Long Lake), Anthony Chezzi at Nickel City Cheese, Sheryl Boivin at the Backyard Birder

Lively: Suzanne Laframboise at Forget Me Not Flowers, Lumen Jefferson at Fashion Fair 

​These works can either be viewed in the window fronts of the businesses, or in some cases, the interior as well. 

The downtown core will also feature a range of special events as well as the art tours, happening in the downtown core on Oct. 2. ​

10-11:30 a.m. You can paint canvas shoes with funky designs at a workshop for children at DIY Craftery on Elm Street. First child is $15, $5 for each additional family child. Book a space through DIY Craftery workshops. Bring your own shoes.

12-1 p.m. Guitarist Jamie Dupuis entertains at La Fromagerie. Jamie is an award-winning guitarist/composer best known for his complex fingerstyle technique, energetic performances, and arrangements on both the guitar and harp guitar.

12-1 p.m. The Young Sudbury Singers will perform outside the YMCA on Durham Street. 

12:30-1:30 p.m. Enjoy Zach Clement on the keyboard while having lunch or a snack at The Cedar Nest. 

1-3 p.m. Latitude 46 presents Sudbury writer Adam Mardero and his new book, Uncommon Sense chronicling his journey with Aspergers. The event will take place at Knowhere Public House next to Bay Used Books at 130 Elm St. Book signing with purchase.

1-2 p.m. Busking with Sudbury Secondary student vocalist Karly Thornton and her trombone on Durham Street at Larch.

2-3 p.m. Sudbury Secondary vocalist Raija Walli and guitarist Andrew Arth will perform on Durham Street outside the YMCA.

2-3:30 p.m. Teens are then invited to paint their own used canvas shoes, or new ones. Visit the website for the DIY Craftery/Workshops on Elm Street to register and transform used footwear. $15 includes all paints and add-ons. $5 for a second family member.

3-4 p.m. Ryan Manahan and his guitar perform at the corner of Durham and Larch Streets.

​3:30-4:30 p.m. Keyboardist Dominic Eekels will perform in front of the YMCA. Eekels is another student from the Sudbury Secondary Arts Education program. 

4-5 p.m. If you recognize Jude Alexander, it's probably from YES Theatre's recent Grotto shows. Enjoy a beverage and Jude at the Alibi room on Durham Street from 4:00 to 5:00

4:30-6 pm. The Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario is proud to hit the road again and journey to the heart of the Nevada Desert and the Great Middlegate Shoe Tree with ‘JACK’ (with English subtitles.) Written by the TNO’s Artistic Director Marie-Pierre Proulx, JACK stars local legends Jean Marc Dalpé and France Huot on the big screen at Sudbury Indie cinema. ($10 charge. Advance tickets are available through Indie Cinema ticketing. Last minute tickets at the door.) 

5-6 p.m. The Alibi Room welcomes duo Tessa Gooden-Balaz and Petr Balaz who perform songs from their album Fool Love, including the single ‘Honesty’. Both artists performed in YES Theatre's Grotto festival.