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Schedule 2017  - 2018 will be posted when confirmed

Celtic Calling, March 3-5th, 2017, Schedule is subject to change and additions.


Thank you to our sponsors,:  Beattie-Firth, Inc. Realtors, Guinness, Dubliner Irish Whiskey, Meyer, Ford & Glasser PLLC, BB&T, Pat Knows Ireland

Friday:

5pm: Opening Kickoff Event: the contrarians, with short sets from,  T.J. King amd members of The Charleston Rogues, Bog Standard, Appalachian Celtic Consort, John Doyle.   Copper Pint 'Irish' Pub, 808, Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV 25301 – FREE

6 30 - 9 30PM: Celtic Cooking Class – Chef Larry Snidow, Register, Uncork and Create, 901 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301, 304 552 3331

7:30- 9:30pm: Music: Mountain Thyme - Taylor Books, 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 342-1461- FREE

10pm: Celtic Concert, Father Son and Friends, with Redhead Festival Dunbar WV Inc hosting ‘Red Head’ competitions in music breaks - The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission - $7

Saturday:

9am: Celtic Calling KILT 5K RUN - WALK . From Power Park up to and around scenic Spring Hill Cemetery Park. Arrive from 7 30am, Appalachian Power Park, Plaza East Car Park, 601 Morris Street, Charleston, WV 25301, Sign Up: charlestonwv.com


Downtown Celtic Calling Boutique Walk - Participating Business will offer specials or specialty Irish/Scots products. Music on the street, and in participating locations.

10 30 – 11 30pm: Children’s Story and Craft Hour,  Taylor Books, 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 342-1461- FREE

11am:  - ‘Ireland a Village in West Virginia’ – Denton and Sandy King, 3rd Floor, John V. Ray Room, Kanawha County Main Library, 123, Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

12-3pm: - ‘Ba Ba Black Sheep’ – Scottish Blackface Sheep ‘Petting Zoo’, sponsored by Meyer, Ford & Glasser, PLLC, Outside Plaza, Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

Noon – ‘Appalachian Lads & Lassies’, Irish Dance Performance, followed by Workshop at 12 30pm. Macy's Court, Charleston Town Center Mall, WV 25389, (304) 345-9525.  – FREE

1pm: - ‘Irish Songs and Circle Dancing for Children’ – Margaret Rush, 3rd floor, Children’s Dept., Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

2 pm:  Painting Event – Artist TBA, Uncork and Create, 901 Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301, 304 552 3331

2 pm: ‘Scots-Irish Stew’– Mixed Roots in Appalachian Culture and Music’ – Dr Mick Moloney, Humanities Lecture, WVSU Capitol Center, 123, Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 2739. – FREE

2 pm: ‘Appalachian Lads & Lassies’, Scottish Dance Performance, followed by Workshop at 2 30pm. Macy's Court, Charleston Town Center Mall, WV 25389, (304) 345-9525.  – FREE

3 30pm: - Scottish Smallpipe  Concert with  Sarah Marchio, and Scottish Dance by Savanna Brown,  John V. Ray Room, Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

4pm: Beni Kedem Highlanders Bagpipe Performance at the Charleston Town Center Mall, WV 25389, (304) 345-9525.  - FREE

4pm: ‘Brown Willy’(15) - Cornish Comedy Film,  WVIFF ‘Underground Cinema',  230 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 395-6688 -  Admission - $9 Adults, $5 Students

4 30-6 30pm: ‘Neo Trad. Celtic Music Session’, led by Dave Haas, Upstairs at Sam's, Capitol St. Charleston, WV (304) 346-6222 - FREE

5– 7pm: ‘The Charleston Rogues’, Pogues and Originals, The Boulevard Tavern,  806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission – FREE

5:30 / 6 30 / 7 30p.m., Celtic Fire Artists and Drums, 3 performances 15 minutes each, Outside Plaza, Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

7:30-9:30pm: Music, Modock Rounders - Taylor Books, Capitol St.  Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 342 1461 - FREE

8pm: FOOTMAD presents from Dublin, Ireland, ‘Skipper's Alley’ in Concert, with special intermission song by Appalachian Children's Chorus, WVSU Capitol Center, 123, Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301, Ticket information: FOOTMAD.org or kvfootmad@gmail.com or (304) 729-4382

10pm: Traditional Celtic Shindig/Session, hosted by Margaret Rush and Andi Hearn from the group ‘Beeswing’ -  Adelphia Sports Bar, 218 Capitol St. Charleston WV, 25301, 304-343-5551- FREE

Sunday:

10 30pm: ‘Celtic Service’, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1105, Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25301

11 30 -1 30pm: Sunday Brunch Celtic Music Session, with Margaret Rush and Andi Hearn, Timothy’s Bar at the Quarrier Diner, 1022, Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25301- FREE

1pm: Family Bike Tour of Charleston, organized by WV Connecting Communities, from Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301

1-2pm:, Irish sean nós Step Dancing workshop with Will Roboski, Uncork and Create, 901 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301, 304 552 3331 - Adults $15 :: Students $5, Registration limited to 20        To register: 304-729-4382, kvfootmad@gmail.com

2 pm Appalachian Celtic Consort Concert -  Kanawha County Main Library, 123, Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

2pm: ‘Brown Willy’- Cornish Comedy Film, WVIFF ‘Underground Cinema, 230 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 395-6688 -  Admission - $9 Adults, $5 Students

2-4pm: ‘Guinness Cooking Competition’. Judged at 3pm by Steven Keith, cash prizes sponsored by BB&T. Adelphia Sports Bar, 218 Capitol St. Charleston WV, 25301, 304-343-5551- FREE

4pm ‘Celtic Hymnsing’ (Organ and Highland Bagpipe Solo’s) with Sarah and Joe Marchio, First Presbyterian Church, 16 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston, WV 25301 – FREE

4-6pm: ‘Staged Readings of 5 Plays’ selected from over 30 submitted to Playwrights Competition, Audience chooses a winner, The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission – $5

6pm, Closing Traditional Celtic Music Session, with ‘Skippers Alley’, Upstairs at Sam's, Capitol St. Charleston, WV (304) 346-6222 – FREE