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.
|"A Magical Gathering"|
Sat Nov 18th 2017, 7:00 PM
Sacred Heart Gymnasium, Saratoga
|Click photo to enlarge||The show tells the "Magical" story of Clan Macintosh, a joyful Scottish clan that loved to dance and play music.
Also featuring: The Macintosh Pipe Band, Solo Piper Bruce Cotter.
We also offer a Scottish tea room with baked goodies, tea/coffee, and a raffle (cash or check only).
All proceeds benefits the San Jose School School of Highland Dancing and our programs in the Bay Area.
For more show info and tickets go to:
|Irish Set Dancing at Lily Mac's with The Crooked Road Ceili Band|
Sat Nov 18th 2017, 7:30 PM
Lily Mac's Irish Pub, Sunnyvale
|Click photo to enlarge||Lively Irish music for set dancing in the heart of Silicon Valley. Join The Crooked Road Ceili Band and special guests for an evening of rousing Irish melodies. Come early for dinner and stay for a taste o' the pure drop! On Facebook: www.facebook.com/CrookedRoadCeiliBand|
|The Great Dickens Christmas Fair Weekends 11/18 thru 12/17|
Sat Nov 25th 2017, 10:00 AM
Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, Daly City
|Click photo to enlarge||Wonder and Delight! Enter the world of Charles Dickens' Victorian London on a magical Christmas Eve, and discover the heart of the holidays! Resounding laughter, mirth and merriment abound. You are invited to join the dance, mingle with over 800 lively performers, and revel in hearty food and drink! Tickets: https://dickensfair.com/|
|O'Flaherty's Traditional Irish Seisiun Tuesdays in November|
Tue Nov 28th 2017, 6:30 PM
O'Flaherty's Irish Pub, San Jose
|Click photo to enlarge||A lively Irish music session in the spirit of the tradition every Tuesday evening in downtown San Jose. The South Bay's longest running traditional Irish session - 15 years and counting - players and singers 21 and over are welcome to join the craic at this famously welcoming gathering. Come meet Marie O'Flaherty, Herself and the friendly staff! You're a stranger here but once. More: www.facebook.com/OFlahertys.Irish.Seisiun|
|Santa Cruz Traditional Irish Seisiun|
Thu Dec 21st 2017, 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. www.facebook.com/events/920265028101684/|
|Loch Lomond Celtic Society Robert Burns Supper|
Sat Jan 20th 2018, 6:00 PM
Bruno's BBQ, Scotts Valley
|Click photo to enlarge||Burns Night Supper, Whisky Tasting, and silent auction!
A night of Music, Food, Drinks, Friends and Poetry!
ADVANCE DINNER TICKETS (by Jan. 18th) $33.00 $40.00
AT THE DOOR.(Extremely limited!!)
Dinner and Whisky Tasting, $68 in Advance.
$75 AT THE DOOR (Extremely limited!!)
For Tickets, go to: http://www.tikiking.com/LLCS
|South Bay Scottish Society Robert Burns Supper|
Sat Jan 27th 2018, 5:00 PM
Mt. View/De Anza Lodge #194, Mountain View
|Click photo to enlarge||Each January the South Bay Scottish Society hosts a traditional Burns Supper, carrying on the tradition started in Scotland to honor the birthday of Scotland's immortal bard. The typical evening includes the piping in and toast to the haggis, the traditional toast to Robert Burns, Burns songs and poetry, special and spirited Toasts to the Lads and the Lassies, singing, ceilidh ("kay-lee") dancing, and other surprises. Featuring music by The Crooked Road Ceili Band. Tickets: www.southbayscots.org|
|Ryan McKasson and Eric McDonald in Concert|
Mon Feb 12th 2018, 6:00 PM
The Venue, Seaside
|Click photo to enlarge||“This duo really shows how two masterful musicians listen and play off each other.”
-Devon Leger, Hearth Music
Ryan McKasson and Eric McDonald are masters of tradition who purposefully explore the dark corners floating on its edges. Their individual artistry is enhanced when together; the result is an alluring complexity, full of spontaneous musicality. Pulling from parallel strands of influence, they create a swirling level of intensity that traverses darkness, light, and everywhere in be