Hamilton Happenings: July 2012

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There doesn't appear to be a whole lot going on in Hamilton this month. Ok, so I may have missed a couple events already by posting this two weeks in. Still, I have a feeling everyone is quietly planning behind the scenes to blow us away in September. That appears to be the trend, anyways. My advice: enjoy the down time. That seems to be my motto for a lot of things lately, but that's probably because it's good advice. That and it gives you permission to people-watch from a patio and call it supporting your community. Ha!

Art Crawl: July 13 / There are a bunch of fun new things to check out on James St. North tonight, like the newly opened AGH Design Annex, Dr. Disc's "Raise the Roof" anniversary concert series, and Blush on Wheels, a mobile clothing shop!

Hamilton Music and Film Festival: July 14-15 / This Ain't Hollywood and Studio 205 / A weekend festival celebrating and promoting up-and-coming talent, through music videos, short films, and live performances. Check out the full schedule and buy advance tickets here.

Timeraiser: July 19 / AGH / 6:30-9:30 / Part volunteer fair, part silent art auction and part night on the town, at this event you'll have the rare opportunity to bid on artwork with volunteer hours!

Hamilton Fringe Festival: July 19-29 / This 11-day unjuried theatre festival happens every summer in downtown Hamilton and seems to grow in size and talent every year. This year features 29 shows in 5 venues. You can read all about the plays and buy advance tickets here.

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