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March 1, 2015 - 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

               Great pan-Celtic music and dance; high energy arrangements

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

                http://www.instantseats.com/events/oldbrogue         

 

March 4, 2015 - Lad's Lunch
               12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
               3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
               http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

March 6, 2015 - DANU 20th Anniversary Tour
               8:00pm - George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax
               This award-winning Emerald Isle band
               returns to perform an unforgettable night of lively Celtic music with flute,
               tin whistle, button accordion and bouzouki, as well as striking vocals.
               Tickets: $28 to $46/person
               http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=42970&pid=7838729


March 7, 2015 - 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 8, 2015 - Daylight Savings Begins (Spring Forward)

March 8, 2015 - Ayreheart 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
               
Showcase the unique sound and range of the lute
                as well as its relevance in contemporary arrangements

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

                http://www.instantseats.com/events/oldbrogue         

 

March 11, 2015 - Lad's Lunch
                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
                http://www.theauldshebeenva.com

 
March 14, 2015 - 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 14, 2015 - *****FR Wm CORBY DIVISION,
                ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER DANCE*****
                Sponsors,
Silent Auction and Give-Aways
                6:00pm to 11:00pm - St. Mary of Sorrows Parish Center, Farrell Hall
                Tickets - $30/person; available February; email  wbaker15@cox.net
                Irish Open Pub, Irish Dinner, DeeJay, Irish Dancing,
                Raffles, Door Prize, Silent Auction

 

March 15, 2015 - 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 15, 2015 - The Ceili in Fairfax City
               3:00pm to 6:00pm - Sherwood Community Center,
               3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
               Sponsored by the Tuesday Night Ceili Club Information - ceiliset@yahoo.com


March 16, 2015 - Annual Gaelic Mass

                7:30pm - Saint Charles Catholic Church,
                3304 North Washington Boulevard, Arlington
                Sponsored by the AOH Col. John Fitzgerald Division, Arlington
                Tax deductible donations help defray the costs;
                donations received by March 6th 2015 will be listed in Mass program
                Contact: Jim Carmody, 703-560-2676

March 17, 2015 - HAPPY ST. PATRICK's DAY

March 18, 2015 - Lad's Lunch
                12:00 Noon - Auld Shebeen Irish Bar & Restaurant
                3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
                http://www.theauldshebeenva.com
 

March 20, 2015 - Spring (Vernal) Equinox

March 21, 2015 - ShamrockFest 2013
                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
                http://dc.about.com/od/hoildaysseasonalevents/a/Shamrockfest.htm

March 21, 2012 - Arlington Cemetery Wreath Laying
                12:15pm - Wreath Laying at President Kennedy's Grave
                1:00pm - "Friend of Ireland" Award at Curtis Lee Mansion
                Cars assemble outside Cemetery Main gate at 11:30am to 12:10pm
                Information contact: John McInerney, 202-213-2055

 

March 25, 2015 - Lad's Lunch
                12:00 Noon - Main Street Pub
                7141 Main Street, Clifton
                http://www.themainstreetpub.net/

 

March 29, 2015 - April Monthly Meeting  

                1:00pm - Historic Church Hall

                Rescheduled from 4/5/15 due to Easter Sunday

 

March 30, 2015 - WELCOME HOME Viet Nam Veterans Day


April 1, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

April 5, 2015 - Monthly Meeting (rescheduled to March 29th)

                1:00pm - Historic Church Hall

 

April 8, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - VFW Post 7916

                204 Mill Street, Occoquan

                http://www.vfwpost7916.org/

 

April 15, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

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

 

April 22, 2015 - Lad's Luncheon

                12:00 Noon - Globe & Laurel Restaurant (w/RC Cemetery Tour)
                3987 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford 
                
http://www.theglobeandlaurel.com/

 

April 29, 2015 - 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.