Boyne Irish Heritage Week celebration continues

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The Irish Heritage Week fun continues with the 9th Annual Irish Heritage Dinner

Dr. George Colburn is pictured (below) during his lecture entitled The Easter Rising 1916: Its meaning then and its meaning now on Wednesday March 16 at Boyne City Hall as part of the Boyne Irish Heritage Week celebration.



Friday, March 18

9th Annual Irish Heritage Dinner featuring a traditional Irish feast and live music from The Celtic Trio (Linda Hammond, Dan House and Pam Luce). The dinner is prepared by the Boyne City High School Hospitality Program at the Boyne City Eagles Hall, 101 River St. Admisison is $17 for adults and $7 for children ages 6 through 12. Get your tickets online, at the Chamber office or Country Now & Then/Up the Lazy River.

Saturday, March 19

Irish Step Dance Workshop – Boyne City Education Center (former Middle School) Culinary Arts Classsroom, entrance on Main Street. 9 to 10 a.m.

Irish Story Time – Fairy tales and myths, Boyne District Library, 10 to 11 a.m.

Soda Bread Contest – Boyne City Bakery (former Johan’s location), drop off entries 10 to 11 a.m. Judging at 11:30 a.m. Entry form and rules.

Irish High Tea – Local Flavor Bookstore, 125 Water St., 2 to 4 p.m.

Tastes of Spring – It’s time to “Think Green” with the Boyne City Farmers Market in the Red Barn next to the Boyne District Library, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Surprises of Green tastes await you.

Sunday, March 20

Celtic Music Session – You are invited to join hostess Gaeyle Gerrie and other local musicians from 1 to 3 p.m. as they gather to play Irish music at the Boyne District Library, 201 E. Main St.. Musicians and listeners are encouraged to attend. For info, contact Gaeyle at (231) 883-7664.

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