Sunday, March 11, 2012

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us this Saturday, the 17th. So here are some activities you can join our Irish cousins in celebrating the Saint’s day. All events are this Saturday:

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – 12 noon at the Blue & Grey Brewery

AON Band – performs at Lee’s Retreat Pub (Blue & Grey Brewery) at 2:30 PM

UMW Eagle Pipe Band – performs at Capital Ale House at 6:00, 8:00 & 10:00 PM

Moch Pryderi - performs at the Blarney Stone Irish Pub at 9:00 PM

The Society will be celebrating National Tartan Day on Saturday, April 7th (11:00 am - 3:00 pm) downtown at Hugh Mercer’s Apothecary Shop. Come and join us as we meet and greet the public. We will have some music and Scottish story telling.

Don’t forget our monthly meeting at the downtown library on Wednesday, 3/28th at 7:00 PM. You can pick up your Tartan Day buttons Saturday at the Parade or at the monthly meeting. You don’t have to wait till Tartan Day (4/6) to start wearing them!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Meadow Highland Games & Celtic Festival

It is with great sadness, we share with you the news that The Meadow Highland Games & Celtic Festival is no more. Many of you will know it as the former Richmond Highland Games. Unfortunately we lose our State Fair, too.