March 2015
In This Issue
Fund Drive Update
Local Event Calendar
WNY Parade Schedule
Beltane Bash- Upcoming Party
15th Anniversary News
Thank You to Our Supporters
On Stage Now
Special Event
Upcoming Event
Upcoming Event
Coming Next Month
Spring is finally in the air! We'll have news for our 15th Festival, along with various ways to celebrate Celtic heritage this season.
Fund Drive Update
Help Us Reach Halfway!
We're reaching out to everyone who's ever loved the Niagara Celtic Festival. Please support our 15th year and make a donation today. We can only pull off an amazing anniversary festival with your support!

Will you be one of 35?
If 35 people donate $100 we'll reach the halfway point of our fundraiser. This is a very important goal, and we hope you will be a part of it.

Donate by May 1st and WIN: 3 donors will be crowned High Prince or High Princess and win a Grand Prize Basket!
Your Guide to WNY Celebrations!
St. Patrick's Celebrations are happening all month long: 

CLICK HERE to visit our website for even more activities happening all month long. From concerts to parties, dinners and more, there's plenty of choices!
WNY Parade Schedule
March 14th from 12noon-5pm
Valley Community Association
93 Leddy St. Buffalo, NY 14210

March 14th from 12:30pm
East Avenue to Main Street
Rochester, NY

March 15th from 2pm
City Hall to North Street, Down Delaware Avenue | Buffalo, NY
Upcoming Party
Beltane Bash!
to benefit the 15th Annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival


Join us for a fun afternoon celebrating the halfway point between spring and summer! We'll be enjoying this Celtic holiday with plenty of music, food, drinks and surprises, along with a few traditional Beltane customs. The evening includes a 50/50 raffle, a few items for sale & a special performance by Penny Whiskey.

April 25th from 2-7pm
at Brookside Banquets (2990 Lkpt.-Olcott Rd. Newfane, NY 14108)

2:30pm Appetizers | 4:30pm Buffet
coffee, tea, desserts, cash bar

Tartan dress, costumes and Celtic ware encouraged!

Tickets: $40pp  
or 2/$75
15th Anniversary Festival News
Announcing our Grand Finale Concert Starring:

The Screaming Orphans! 
We're thrilled to have these four sisters direct from Ireland returning for our 15th festival! Their performance last year was one of the best we've had at our festival. If you didn't get the chance to see them, make sure your plans include joining us on Sunday, Sept. 20th!

The Screaming Orphans recently appeared on Out of Ireland, the international television program. The interview is available here: It starts midway through the episode, the timing is app. 17:19.
Thank You to our Supporters
Welcome the Newest Patrons to our Kingdoms!
The people listed below are committed to protecting the heritage of the Celtic nations, and we thank them for their donations and support.

Kingdom of

Laird Todd & Lady Jo Wilkes

Sir Rick Lesniak
Kingdom of

Sir Charles Rabb Sr.

Kingdom of Cymru

The Dukes and Duchesses from the Hot Country Liners Dance Team
On Stage Now
Appearing February 27th - March 22nd

Irish Classical Theatre Company presents:
After Miss Julie

Strindberg's great classic, Miss Julie, is given a powerful and chilling makeover in this adaptation. The original play about power and sex and money and class is updated from the Nineteenth Century to an English country house in 1945, immediately after World War Two. Stars Kate LoConti, Christopher Evans & Anne Roaldi Boucher.

Running time:  Approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.  After Miss Julie will be performed without an intermission.For mature audiences only.  Not recommended for high school students.

Irish Classical Theatre
625 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14203

For Tickets Call Our Box Office (716) 853-1380.
Curtain Times: Thursday-Saturday Evenings 7:30pm, Saturday Matinee 3pm, Sunday Matinee 2pm
Thank You to our Sponsors:
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