Celtic Calling, March 2-4th, 2018

Schedule is subject to change and additions.

Thank you to our sponsors, Beattie-Firth Inc , Guinness, McKinley Carter Wealth Services, Albermarle Corporation,  BB&T, Meyer, Ford & Glasser, PLLC.

Friday, March 2nd:

4 - 7pm: Opening Kickoff Event. Josh Jenkins Cocktail Hour will feature Gaelic Cocktail Specials, Food Menus available from Sam’s and Copper Pint. Music and Dance Performers That feature throughout the weekend with Gypsy Stars at 6pm. The Boulevard Tavern 806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission – FREE

5pm: ‘Song of Granite’- Irish Oscar Foreign Language Nomination.  WVIFF ‘Underground Cinema,  230 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 395-6688 -  Admission - $9 Adults, $5 Students

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

6 30 – 10 pm: Beni Kedem Highlanders ‘Tartan Ball’ - Gaelic Happy Hour, Toast to The Haggis, Dinner, Parade of Tartans, Performance by Highlanders Bagpipe Band, Music from Plaid Clash, Irish and Scottish Exhibition dances and group dances. Beni Kedem Temple, 100 Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343-9405, Admission - $40, Reservations by Sunday 25th - Jarred - (304) 543 7702

7:30- 9:30pm: Music from 'Appalachian Celtic Consort'.  Taylor Books, 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 342-1461- FREE

10pm: Celtic ‘Rock’ Concert, Pittsburg’s,  'Bastard Bearded Irishmen' with support from Plaid Clash - The Boulevard Tavern 806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission – $10


Saturday March 3rd:

9am: Celtic Calling KILT 5K RUN - WALK . From Appalachian Power Park, corner of Morris and Smith Street, up to and around scenic Spring Hill Cemetery Park. Registration - http://www.tristateracer.com

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

11-3pm: Downtown Boutique Walk:  Merchants and Restaurants  feature ‘Celtic’ specials, Roving Musicians.

11am:  - Dr Tim Mainland, from Concord University, ‘Travelogue  of visit to Scotland’s Orkney Isles’ re-tracing family roots in music, slides and tales,  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’, Outside Plaza, Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

12-3pm: - ‘Spinning and Weaving Demonstration, and take home wool craft’ – Children’s Department,  Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

Noon: ‘Blarney Stone, Tall Tales Story Contest’, Taylor Books, 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 342-1461- FREE


12 30pm:  ‘Song of Granite’- Irish Oscar Foreign Language Nomination,  WVIFF ‘Underground Cinema,  230 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 395-6688 -  Admission - $9 Adults, $5 Students

1pm – Lively Limerick Readings with Colleen Anderson,  John V. Ray Room, Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

2 pm: ‘Mountain Dance', Scottish and Irish Dance Performance, Venue TBA, Downtown Charleston, FREE

3 30pm: Dr Michael Simonton, from Northern Kentucky University, ‘Fairy Myth and Folklore of Ireland’ ,  John V. Ray Room, Kanawha County Main Library, 123 Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

4 - 6 pm: Traditional Celtic Shindig/Session, Session Leaders Tim and Maggie  -  Copper Pint Irish Pub, 808 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission – FREE

5pm:  Scottish Smallpipe  Concert with  Sarah Marchio, and Scottish Dance by Savanna Brown,  Taylor Books, 230, Capitol St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

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

5 30, 6 15 and 7pm, 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 30pm: FOOTMAD present from, Ireland, ‘Teada’ in Concert, with storyteller Karen Vuranch,  WVSU Capitol Center, 123, Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 2739. Ticket information: FOOTMAD

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

10pm: Traditional Celtic Shindig/Session,   -  Adelphia Sports Bar, 218 Capitol St. Charleston WV, 25301,  304-343-5551- FREE

10pm: The Company Stores - The Boulevard Tavern 806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission -
 
Sunday March 4th:

11am: ‘Kirken of the Tartans’  Kanawha United Presbyterian Church, 1009 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301, 304-342-6558

11 30 -1 30pm: Sunday Brunch, Traditional Celtic Music Session. Upstairs at Sam's, Capitol St. Charleston, WV (304) 346-6222 – FREE

12 30- 1-30 pm:, Irish sean nós Step Dancing workshop with Will Roboski. Registration limited to 20. Charleston Ballet Company,  100 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV, 25301. Adults $10 :: Students $5,  To register: william.roboski@gmail.com

2 pm : Sunday Jams Music Concert,  Mountain Thyme ,  Kanawha County Main Library, 123, Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301, (304) 343 4646 – FREE

2 pm: ‘Guinness Cooking Competition’. Drop of dishes, Judged at 3pm by Steven Keith,  Adelphia Sports Bar, 218 Capitol St. Charleston WV, 25301, 304-343-5551- FREE

2pm: ‘Song of Granite’- Irish Oscar Foreign Language Nomination,  WVIFF ‘Underground Cinema,  230 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV 25301 – (304) 395-6688 -  Admission - $9 Adults, $5 Students

4pm: Celtic Theater - 5, 1 Act Plays performed by local actors. Plays’ selected from over 50 submitted to Playwrights Competition, vote on the 'Audience Award', The Boulevard Tavern,  806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301, Admission – $5

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


7pm: Mountain Stage including Seamus Egan Project, with special guest host, Kathy Mathea. WV Division of Culture and History, The Culture Center, Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston,  WV 25305