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Early Bird Festival Passes ON SALE NOW

Early Bird Festival Passes ON SALE NOW In the Soil Arts Festival 2018 In the Soil Arts Festival is turning 10 this year and everyone is invited! This growing celebration is brought to downtown St. Catharines each spring to showcase original music, theatre, dance, spoken word, film, media art, street art and one-time performance experiences. […]

Call for Submissions! 2017 In the Soil Arts Festival

Application Deadline – Friday 4 November 2016 @ 11:59pm In the Soil Arts Festival is now accepting applications for the 9th annual multidisciplinary arts festival set to take over downtown St. Catharines from 28-30 April 2017. Artists of all levels of experience are invited to apply. This year, In the Soil will present 150+ dance, film, […]

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Festival Launch

When: Friday 29 April – 5pm  Come one and all! Join us as we kick off the 8th annual In the Soil Arts Festival together ON James Street at our Festival Hub. Featuring: Ohni:kara – Welcome Words from festival organizers, friends and local dignitaries Special performance by Aaron Berger Festival Bar will be open serving […]

What I’m Digging On This Year w/ Joe Lapinski

Well? Have you made you “picks” yet? Who you wanna go see this festival? Have you scoured the schedule and events listing to make some solid plans? Or are you the type of In the Soil Festival goer who likes to fly by the seat of their pants? Either way, I’ve got some suggestions for […]


Masquerade – Professional Face Painting by Nicole Kameka

Time / Venue:  Saturday 11 – 12:30 (Central Library), 12:30 – 2pm (Festival Hub), Sunday 11 – 5pm (Festival Hub) Category:  Interactive + Workshops City of Origin: St. Catharines ON Price:  FREE Website: www.facebook.com/masqueradefacepaintingbynicole Snapshot: A professional Face Painter using only FDA approved, water soluble, cosmetic grade products. Nicole is committed to making each “Transformation” a smile […]


Kakekalanick – FAMILY FUN! The Art of Indigenous Dance – Pow Wow!

Venue:  Central Library Time:  Saturday 9:30am – 12pm Category:  Interactive + Workshops City of Origin: Niagara Region Price:  FREE Snapshot: Top Indigenous dancers, signers, drummers and knowledge keepers facilitate a unique, family friendly workshop for all ages. Share in our beautiful dance styles, the meaning behind them, the different regalia and dances. Learn the importance of […]

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Massive Band! – Music Making Workshop + Parade lead by Dave Clark

Venue:  Central Library Time: Saturday 12pm Category:  Interactive + Workshops City of Origin:  St. Catharines ON, Toronto ON Price:  FREE Website: http://www.woodchoppers.com/ Snapshot: Join in a fun music making workshop followed by a rollicking parade down James Street to the festival. About: Join Dave Clark to shake rattle and roll in this fun music making workshop! Dave […]