February 2011 Edition

In This Issue
Local St. Patrick's Events
Glengarry Bhoys LIVE this Saturday
Gaelic Storm: Coming in 2 weeks!
Finding True Love with a Centuries Old Jewelry Design


Our goal with this newsletter/events calendar is to help Celtic related organizations communicate with the thousands of friends that have attended our annual Celtic Festival and have given us their email addresses. Currently we have about 3,000 Celtic enthusiast households on this email list and are looking to add any of your friends, co-workers, or family members who have an interest in, and want to keep informed about, Celtic happenings in our region. Please pass the word and have them sign up to receive future newsletters (OR forward this email using the button below). If you have a Celtic event that you want to publicize, please submit it for consideration to and she will do her best to include it on both our website and future online publications.


Also, please visit our website at regularly to keep current on all the performers and activities scheduled for the 11th Annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games, taking place this September 17th & 18th at scenic Krull Park in Olcott Beach, NY. 

Phil Banks, Festival Director
Niagara Celtic Heritage Society, Inc.

Local Events

Highland Games
during Olcott's Polar Bear Sunday 

March 6th, 10am-3pm

Help cheer on the polar bear swimmers and the Highland athletes for a full day of fun inside Olcott Beach, NY!


Victorian Tea
at The Van Horn Mansion 

March 12th at 1pm

Support the Town of Newfane Historical Society and NVictorian Teaewfane Free Library with an elegant high tea! Click here for details.


St. Patrick's Party 

March 12th at 7pm

LAOHJoin us at the South Transit Firehall in Lockport (tickets at the door). Cash bar, Children's Corner, Irish goods and a heritage table. Performances by Lochside Celtic and Irish Step Dancers.

St. Patrick's Breakfast

at Fitzgerald's Pub & Grill, Lockport NY

March 17th in the AM

For more information,
call 716-990-0444.


NCHS longtime sponsor's business is for sale. Personal reasons, convenience store. If interested, please contact 716-778-5730.

Upcoming Performances


Glengarry Bhoys

Saturday, February 19th at 8pmGlengarry Bhoys 

at the Riviera  



General Admission Pre-Sale $17, Day of Show $22
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Gaelic Storm

Sunday, March 6thGaelic Storm at 7pm
at the Riviera Theatre
Gaelic Storm's illustrious
career now spans over a decade and highlights include a mini-documentary on Cinemax, six Billboard Chart topping albums, a DVD, a song placement on two EA Sports Games and an appearance in Titanic.

General Admission Pre-Sale $25, Day of Show $30
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A Couple of Blaguards
Tuesday, March 15th
2pm and 7pm

at the Riviera Theatre

This autobiographical play of the brothers Frank and Malachy McCourt account their years growing up poor in Ireland. Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers simmer with bittersweet recollectionA Couple of Blaguardss, ferocious humor and a parade of colorful characters!
Reserved Seating: $25, $28


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History & Heritage
The History of Claddagh Rings 
The Irish Claddagh Rings are probably the most culturally rich pieces of jewelry ever recorded in history.  For many, how it's worn symbolizes your current romantic situation: single, taken, engaged or married. To learn the history of these amazing rings, click here
 Claddagh Ring











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