The events listed on this page are not sponsored by the Celtic Society and are provided as a community service. If you have any questions regarding any of these events, please direct them to the contact information in the event listing. You can find a comprehensive listing of many local Celtic events at the Americeltic and Irish Culture Bay Area Events Calendars.
|Santa Cruz Traditional Irish Seisiun|
Thu Nov 15th 2018, 7:30 PM
Rosie McCann's, Santa Cruz
|Click photo to enlarge||Join the Santa Cruz Traditional Irish Seisiun every Third Thursday for lively Irish tunes and songs in the spirit of the tradition. Hosted by Julie Horner, David Chadwick, and Mark McCornack. All ages welcome, bring the family for dinner and stay for the taste o' the pure drop. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/SantaCruzTradIrishSeisiun.|
|Half Moon Bay Session|
Sat Nov 17th 2018, 1:00 PM
On the street!, Half Moon Bay
|This moderate-to-fast tempo session happens every Saturday from 1pm - 4PM. We play outdoors on the East Side of Main Street -- approx address would be 425 Main St -- between the Half Moon Bay Electric store and the Half Moon Bay Wine and Cheese Company. Celtic/Old-Time. All players welcome.
Contact Raymond (email@example.com) for more information
|Classical Mandolin Society Annual Convention and Koret Auditorium Extravaganza|
Sat Nov 17th 2018, 7:30 PM
Flamingo Resort, Santa Rosa
|Click photo to enlarge||Mandolin enthusiasts from around the world gather at the Classical Mandolin Society of America Annual Convention in Santa Rosa, November 15, 16, and 17: classicalmandolinsociety.org | (707) 829-0572
December 1: Aurora Mandolin Orchestra 10th Annual Koret Auditorium gala featuring traditional, romantic, ethnic, and holiday music on mandolin and more. 2:00-4:00, 100 Larkin St at Grove, SF. Free. auroramandolin.com
|O'Flaherty's Irish Session|
Tue Nov 20th 2018, 6:30 PM
O'Flaherty's Pub, San Jose
|Click photo to enlarge||A traditional Irish seisiún for experienced Irish style musicians every Tuesday evening. The South Bay's longest running and only up-tempo seisiún! Please visit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/OFlahertys.Irish.Seisiun).
Contact Julie Horner (831-325-1974, firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information
|A Gala Gourd Music Evening|
Sat Nov 24th 2018, 7:30 PM
The Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz
|Click photo to enlarge||A Gala Gourd Gourd Evening celebrating our 30-plus years of recording our own unique sound of part folk part classical music. Featuring:
William Coulter, Shelley Phillips, Deby Benton-Grosjean, Barry Phillips, Steve Coulter, and Neal Hellman
More information: https://gourd.com/galagourd2018.html
|The Great Dickens Christmas Fair Weekends November 17 - December 23|
Sun Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 AM
Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, Daly City
|Click photo to enlarge||Join us for Six Weekends in 2018 including the Friday after Thanksgiving ~ Nov. 17 through Dec. 23! The Great Dickens Christmas Fair is a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure into Victorian London - an elaborate party with hundreds of costumed players performing and interacting with patrons in over 120,000 square feet of theatrically-lit music halls, pubs, dance floors, and Christmas shops. Tickets & Info: https://dickensfair.com|
|Poet and Patriot Session|
Sun Nov 25th 2018, 3:00 PM
Poet and Patriot, Santa Cruz
|Moderate temp session form 3PM to 5PM on the 4th Sunday of every month. Contact Jamie Wylde <email@example.com> for more information|
|Molly's Revenge Winterdance at Flynn's Cabaret in Felton|
Thu Nov 29th 2018, 8:30 PM
Flynn's Cabaret, Felton
|Click photo to enlarge||Molly’s Revenge is a dynamic acoustic Celtic band known for its unique and infectious enthusiasm. The classic combination of bagpipes, whistle, and fiddle, with a backdrop of guitar, mandola, and bodhran guarantees an enjoyable experience for all fans of Scottish and Irish music. This show always sells out in Felton, get your tickets early! https://mollysrevenge.com/home/blog/13th-annual-winterdance-celtic-christmas-celebration|
|The Buttery Session|
Sun Dec 9th 2018, 2:00 PM
The Buttery, Santa Cruz
|Click photo to enlarge||A slow-play session from 2PM to 4PM on the second Sunday of every month for those learning the intricacies of Irish traditional music.
Contact Tane Tachyon (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
|Santa Cruz English Country Dance|
Thu Dec 13th 2018, 7:30 PM
Peace United Church (Upper Hall), Santa Cruz
If you can count and skip and tell your right hand from your left, you can begin doing the easy dances immediately. This form of dance does not require fancy footwork or a high level of coordination. This is an excellent place to learn, even if you’ve never done any folk dancing. Beginners are very welcome.
Come and join in the fun on the second Thursday of every month.
For more information call Michael at (831) 426-8621, or e-mail him at email@example.com. For even more information, visit our website at http://www.englishcountrydancing.net