Celtic Calling Events Saturday, March 4, 2017

17Feb 2017


All events take place in and around downtown Charleston:

9 a.m. Celtic Calling Kilt 5K Run/Walk: From Power Park up to and around scenic Spring Hill Cemetery Park. Appalachian Power Park, Plaza East Car Park, 601 Morris Street, Charleston, WV 25301.

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

11 a.m. ‘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

Noon-3p.m. ‘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

1p.m. 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 p.m. Painting Event: Artist TBA, Uncork and Create, 901 Quarrier St, Charleston, WV 25301, 304-552-3331

2 p.m. ‘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 p.m. Appalachian Lads & Lassies: Scottish Dance Performance followed by workshop at 2:30 p.m. Macy's Court, Charleston Town Center Mall, WV 25389, 304-345-9525. FREE

3:30 p.m. 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

4 p.m. Beni Kedem Highlanders Bagpipe Performance at the Charleston Town Center Mall, 304-345-9525. FREE

4 p.m. ‘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 30 p.m. Neo Trad. Celtic Music Session led by Dave Haas, Upstairs at Sam's, Capitol St. Charleston, WV 304-346-6222. FREE

5–7 p.m. The Charleston Rogues, Pogues and Originals, The Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV 25301. FREE

5:30 / 6 30 / 7 30 p.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

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

8 p.m. FOOTMAD presents from Dublin, Ireland, ‘Skippers Alley’ in concert, with special intermission song by Appalachian Children's Chorus. WVSU Capitol Center, 123 Summers St., Charleston, WV 25301, 304-343 2739. Ticket information: FOOTMAD.org or kvfootmad@gmail.org or call 304-729-4382

10 p.m. 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