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In just two weeks, 

The Center for Irish Music and

Erin Hart, Honorary Event Chair,

will host a semi-formal fundraising event on Saturday, February 12th at

The Celtic Junction


Join us as we raise critical funds to directly support the behind the scenes activities that allow CIM to offer  

lessons, classes, and workshops  

and to host internationally acclaimed guest artists.


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Dinner and Concert Tickets:  At 6:00 p.m., sit down with Erin Hart , the CIM Instructors, and the Advanced Youth Ensemble

as we kick off the evening with a family style dinner featuring Irish lamb stew from Cara Irish Pubs.


The Dinner and Concert ticket price is $45.00 per person. For catering purposes, please make dinner reservations by Saturday, February 5th.


Concert-only Tickets:  Arrive at 7:30 p.m. to enjoy the Silent Auction reception and a stellar concert featuring the CIM Instructors.

Concert-only tickets are $20.00 per person and may be purchased in advance or at the door on February 12th.


To purchase tickets, visit our Ticket Reservations Page or print the Reservation Form and mail it to CIM.


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Gaela Logo 2nd StarSilent Auction items: We are gathering a wide assortment of Silent Auction items, familiar and new, to support the cause of handing down the tradition of Irish music.

To donate a Silent Auction item, visit the Silent Auction Page, contact the Silent Auction Coordinator, Mimi Hasselbalch, at hasselbalchlaw@gmail.com or call Lisa Forrette at 612-990-4251.

Gaela Logo 2nd StarThe Volunteer Team: If you would like to support CIM with the gift of your time, we'll thank you with a meal, fantastic music and excellent company!

For volunteer information, visit the Volunteer Page, check out our Éigse CIM Volunteer Form, or contact Teresa McCormick, Volunteer Coordinator, at 651-855-8518 or volunteer@centerforirishmusic.org.



Event Schedule

Saturday, February 12th, 2011
6:00 - 11:00 p.m.


6:00 p.m. Doors open

6:30 p.m. Family style Irish stew & soda bread dinner from Cara Irish Pubs

7:30 p.m. Silent auction reception

8:30 p.m. Concert featuring our acclaimed CIM Instructors


Ticket prices:

$45.00 - guests arrive at 6:00 p.m. for dinner, silent auction reception & concert

$20.00 - guests arrive at 7:30 p.m. for silent auction reception and concert


To purchase tickets, see the Éigse CIM Tickets Form or visit the Éigse CIM Event Page.

For additional information, contact Lisa Forrette at 612-990-4251 or lforrette@centerforirishmusic.org.

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Éigse [eg-shuh] is an Irish word used for festivals celebrating traditional Irish arts and culture. It is in this spirit that we gather for a sparkling evening to raise funds for The Center for Irish Music and their mission of handing down traditional Irish music.

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The Center for Irish Music is

a non-profit, 501(c)(3) community music school dedicated to handing down the tradition.