Calendar

       

September 1, 2014 - St. Mary of Sorrows 139th Labor Day Picnic

                Historic Church Grounds, Fairfax Station

                10:20am - Flag Raising Ceremony
                10:30am - Mass with Blessing of the Tools
                5:00pm - Raffle Drawing
                5:30pm - Closing
                Corby Division Welcome Tent
                Free Admission; moon bounce, laser tag, rides, games, bingo, crafts, entertainment,
                and the best chicken dinners ever 
 

September 3, 2014 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant

                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax

                http://www.theauldshebeenva.com/

 

September 6, 2014 - Swift Run Celtic House Concert Series

                7:00pm - 7116 Swift Run Trails Drive, Fairfax Station

                Isla - Deborah Packard weaves Appalachian and Scottish spells with her
                heartbreakingly sweet vocals and fine whistle playing
                while native Glaswegian Peter Cairney provides

                world class guitar, lap dulcimer and harmonica accompaniment.

                BYOB and deckchairs

                Suggested donation: $20 includes soft drinks, water and desserts

                http://www.swiftruncelticconcerts.com

September 7, 2014 - MONTHLY MEETING
                1:00pm - Historic St. Mary's Church Hall

September 10, 2014 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant

                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax

                http://www.theauldshebeenva.com/


September 13, 2014 - 19th Annual CCE Irish Folk Festival in Fairfax City
                Noon to 6:00pm - Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway and
                The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub, 3971 Chain Bridge Road
                Experience the vibrancy and riches of Irish traditional music, dance and community.
                Free Admission
                http://www.ccepotomac.org/irishfest.html

September 17, 2014 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant

                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax

                http://www.theauldshebeenva.com/

 

September 20, 2014 - *COMEDY NIGHT*

                6:00p to 11:00p - St. Mary's Parish Center, Farrell Hall

                Headlining Professional Comedians

                Pizza, beer, soft drinks, coffee, dessert

                Silent Auction, Prize Give-Aways, 50-50 Raffle

                More information, contact wbaker15@cox.net


September 24, 2014 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant

                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax

                http://www.theauldshebeenva.com/




Additional Activities

Monday's 5:00pm from Kerry: two hour radio music program, "A Trip to the Cottage", featuring traditional Irish music and song, presented by Danny O'Mahony
http://www.radiokerry.ie/podcast_series/trip-to-the-cottage/ or listen anytime to their podcasts.

               

Every Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, Kevin Donleavy's Traditional Irish Music Radio Show "Atlantic Weekly, Part II."  Hear harps and bagpipes, slow airs and quick jigs, new songs and old ballads.


City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation gives Irish Dance Classes every Tuesday night at 7:30 PM.  The classes are given by Hugh Conway at the  Green Acres Center in Fairfax City. Call 703-273-6869 for information or email ceiliset@yahoo.com.To register for classes call the Parks and Recreation staff at 703-385-7858.

  

The Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE) Ceili, Irish Dancing is fun for the whole family. Contact Hugh Conway (703) 273-6869.