Activities


Ceilis

Our ceilis are dance gatherings featuring the very best, live, traditional Irish music in the metro area. Primarily focused on country sets, we also include a couple ceili dances in the dancelist. You’re invited to bring a dish to share and participate in the pot-luck supper. There is a one hour dance workshop which is a review of the set-of-the-month before the ceili starts

Classes

To enhance your enjoyment at the ceili, we provide a weekly dance class. Beginners are welcome, regardless of experience, and partners are not required–our experienced dancers will assist you. After the Beginners class, experienced dancers work on more challenging sets. Once a month, live musicians are brought in for a mini-ceili in place of the Advanced class.

Spring Fling

Join us in Shepherdstown, WV for a springtime dance weekend. Two ceilis, two workshops, and a light breakfast are all included in the registraton fee. With a scenic, walkable Main Street, and just across the river from Antietam Battlefield, there are plenty of reasons for an extended visit.Two different bands and a suspended wood floor enhance the dance experience

Fall Fling

Join us in Rehoboth Beach, DE for a fall dance weekend. Two ceilis, three workshops, a social hour, and two breakfast are all inlcluded in the registration fee. Located right on the Boardwalk, our hotel provides weatherproof access to the workshops; while the beach and many restaurants welcome those ready to relax.

Concerts

We have recently restarted a program of presenting concerts featuring local and touring Irish traditional musicians.

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