Calendar


March 2, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 

March 3, 2016 - National Anthem Day

 

March 5, 2016 - Alexandria St. Patrick's Day Parade

                10:00am - Invitational Classic Car Show,
                      North Pitt Street between King & Cameron Sts.

                10:30am - Fun Dog Show at Market Square

                12:30pm to 2:30pm - Parade starts at Alfred and King Streets

                http://dc.about.com/od/stpatricksday/a/AlexStPatsDay.htm

 

March 6, 2016 - MONTHLY MEETING

                 1:00pm - Historic St. Mary's Church Hall

 

March 6, 2016 - IONA Concert

                Two seatings: 4:00pm to 5:30pm and 6:00pm to 7:30pm

                The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls

                Information: http://www.ionamusic.com/brogue.shtml

                Reservations Required:  Call 703-759-3309, $17/person

 

March 9, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 

March 12, 2016 - HAPPY ST. PATRICK's DAY

 

March 12, 2016 - *****FR Wm CORBY, ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER DANCE*****
                6:00pm to 11:00pm - St. Mary of Sorrows Parish Center, Farrell Hall
                Tickets - $30/person; available February; email  mike.torrey@cox.net
                Irish Open Pub, Irish Dinner, Deejay, Irish Dancing, Raffles, Silent Auction

 

March 12, 2016 - Manassas St. Patrick's Day Parade

                11:00am - Old Town Manassas;
                    Starts at
intersection of Quarry Road and Prescott Avenue

                Irish dance groups, the NoVA Firefighters Emerald Society Pipe and Drum,
                     Washington Scottish Pipe and Drum,
                     Fairfax County Sheriff’s Coalition Pipe and Drum,
                     the Marine Corps Color Guard and other area groups.

                http://dc.about.com/od/stpatricksday/a/ManassasStPat.htm

 

March 12, 2016 - CCE Community Irish Ceili Dance

                7:00pm to 10:00pm - Frying Pan Park Visitor's Center,
                     2739 West Ox Road, Herndon

                http://www.ccepotomac.org/cce-ceilischedul.html

 

March 12, 2016 - ShamrockFest 2016

                1:00pm to 9:00pm - RFK Stadium, 2400 E. Capitol Street, NE

                The largest Saint Patrick's Day party in the region
                     featuring more than forty live bands performing

                     on seven stages; food, drinks, roving entertainers,

                     craft vendors, an Irish Village, and more.

                Advance Tickets: $29.99/person plus $7.14 service fee;

                     children 12 and under free

                http://dc.about.com/od/hoildaysseasonalevents/a/Shamrockfest.htm

 

March 13, 2016 - Sean Tyrrell Concert

                Two seatings: 4:00pm to 5:30pm and 6:00pm to 7:30pm

                The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls

                More on Sean at http://www.seantyrrell.com/

                Reservations Required:  Call 703-759-3309, $17/person

 

March 13, 2016 - Daylight Savings Begins (Spring Forward)

 

March 13, 2016 - Easter Rising History Series

                     "The Fenians (Irish Republic Brotherhood) 1858-1915"

                2:00pm - Historic Saint Mary's Church Hall, Ox Road (Rte 123) and
                      Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, VA

                Presenter - John McAnaw

                Part Three of a four-part history series to commemorate
                     the 100th Anniversary of the April 24, 1916 Easter Rising

                     sponsored by the Fr. William Corby Division.

                     The series will explore key event that led up to the
                     Easter Rising starting with the Irish rebellion of 1798.

 

March 13, 2016 - Washington, DC St. Patrick's Day Parade

                12:00pm to 3:00pm - Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW

                Floats, marching bands, pipe bands, military, police, and fire departments.

                Local Irish pubs will sponsor parade parties featuring Irish musicians,

                    dancers and more.

                http://dc.about.com/od/stpatricksday/a/DCStPatricksDay.htm

           

March 14, 2016 - Irish Book Club - "1916" by Morgan Llwelyn

                6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

                Sponsored by the Fr. Wm Corby Division

                Contact: Ed Moran thecelticdude@gmail.com 

 

March 16, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 

March 17, 2016 - HAPPY ST. PATRICK's DAY

 

March 18, 2016 - DANU - St. Patrick's Day Celebration Concert

                8:00pm - George Mason University
                    Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax

                High-energy and glorious mix of ancient Irish music and contemporary

                Celtic beats with flute, tin whistle, button accordion and bouzouki,

                as well as striking vocals.

                “Danú stirs the blood and lifts the heart.” (Irish Music Magazine) 

                Tickets: $30 to $50/person

                http://www.hyltoncenter.org/calendar/650/

 

March 18, 2016 - Patriot's Day

 

March 20, 2016 - Celtic Night - Spirit of Freedom Concert

               4:00pm - GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
               Spirit of Freedom is a vibrant Celtic tapestry, using joyous music, thundering dance,
               and moving storytelling to depict the struggle of a proud people fighting to gain
               their freedom.

               Tickets: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=42970&pid=8006264
 

March 20, 2016 - Spring (Vernal) Equinox

 

March 23, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 

March 28, 2016 - 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising Mass

                12:00 Noon - St. Aloysius Church, 19 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC

                Sponsored by the AOH, KofC, Irish Club of America and the Police Emerald Society

 

March 30, 2016 - WELCOME HOME Vietnam Veterans Day

 

March 30, 2016 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 


April 1, 2016 - April Fool's Day


April 3, 2016 - MONTHLY MEETING

                 1:00pm - Historic St. Mary's Church Hall

 

April 11, 2016 - Irish Book Club - "Angela's Ashes" by Frank McCourt

                6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

                Sponsored by the Fr. Wm Corby Division

                Contact: Ed Moran thecelticdude@gmail.com 

 

April 24, 2016 - Easter Rising History Series "The Easter Rising of 1916"

                2:00pm - Historic Saint Mary's Church Hall, Ox Road (Rte 123) and

                       Fairfax Station Road, Fairfax Station, VA

                Presenter - Dr. Coilin Owens

                Part Four of a four-part history series to commemorate the

                100th Anniversary of the April 24, 1916 Easter Rising sponsored

                by the Fr. William Corby Division. The series will explore key

                event that led up to the Easter Rising starting with the Irish rebellion

                of 1798.


May 1, 2016 - MONTHLY MEETING

                 1:00pm - Historic St. Mary's Church Hall

 

May 9, 2016 - Irish Book Club - "Juno and the Paycock" by Sean O'Casey

                6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

                Sponsored by the Fr. Wm Corby Division

                Contact: Ed Moran thecelticdude@gmail.com 


June 13, 2016 - Irish Book Club -
                    "The Pope's Children: Ireland's New Elite"
by David McWilliams

                6:00pm - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant 
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
 
                
http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

                Book available at Amazon, Kindle

                Sponsored by the Fr. Wm Corby Division

                Contact: Ed Moran thecelticdude@gmail.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.