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This list of St. David's Day events around North America is a work in progress and is in no way complete.  If you have an event you would like to add please leave a comment below.

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Dave from the Tafia

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25th

St. David's Day with the Welsh Society of Central Ohio
Saturday, February 25, 12:00pm
Worthington Hills Country Club
920 Clubview Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio
Welsh Society of Central Ohio will hold their annual Saint Daivd’s Luncheon at the Worthington Hills Country Club. The morning with begin at 9AM with the first of two seminars: “St. David: the Historical Record and the Legends” by Maggie Brooks and at 10:30 “little Cardiganshire-The Welsh in Southern Ohio by Jeanne Jones Jindra. Information is available at www.welshsocietyofcentralohio.org

St. David's Banquet with the Washington DC Welsh Society
Saturday February 25th, 6:00pm
Cosmos Club
2121 Massachusetts Ave
Washington DC
Join us for our annual gathering to celebrate St. David, in the company of good friends, with special guest Sheila Hixson (MD House of Delegates) and wonderful entertainment from mezzo-soprano Catrin Rowenna Davies and her piano accompanist James Harp (Lyric Opera Baltimore). Further info: http://www.washingtondcwelsh.org/events.htm

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26th

St David's Day Radio Show from Scranton, Pennsylvania
Sunday February 26, 2:00pm.
WVIA. 89.9FM
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Fiona Siobhan Powell will host two hours of Welsh music, old new, and all rather groovy. Listen live on http://www.wvia.org/radio/listen-live

St. David's Day Banquet with the St. David's Welsh Society of Georgia
Sunday February 26th; 2pm
Maggiano's
4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, Georgia
Our speaker this year is Greg Gray, President of the Euharlee Valley Historical Association, Mr. Gray was the person behind saving and reconstructing the historic Welsh Chapel in Van Wert Georgia. The Banquet costs $35 per person and paid reservations must be made by Feb. 15th. Send Checks to Marie Williams, 2925 Champagne CT, Cumming, GA 30041-8033

The Chicago Tafia’s St. David’s Day Party
Sunday February 26th, 6:00pm
The Red Lion Lincoln Square
4749 North Rockwell Street, Chicago
Our friends at the Red Lion have graciously agreed to host our St David’s Day shenanigans once again. $15/head will cover food and entertainment (TBA). I need to give the pub a heads up on how much food to make, so if you could, please RSVP via email to (welshchicago@gmail.com) by say Friday February 24th if you are planning on attending. Loads of top quality raffle prizes from: Halen Mon Sea Salt, Colliers Cheese, Ty Nant, David Western Lovespoons, Purple Moose Brewery, Evan Williams Whiskey, David Morgan Jewelers, the Welsh Gold Shop and much more.

A Welsh Evening, presented by the Welsh American Society of Central California (WASCC)
Sunday, February 26, 6:00pm
Hilton Hotel Ballroom
2323 Grand Canal Blvd.
Stockton, CA 95207
Catered dinner: $35, Entertainment: "The Celtic Chanteuse"; "The Piper With Amazing Grace" Welsh, Scottish & Irish Cultural Tables. Paid reservations required by Feb. 23, to A Welsh Evening, 6333 Pacific Ave., #346, Stockton, CA 95207 Contact: welsheveng@aol.com Tel: 209.951.3551

MONDAY FEBRUARY 27th

Saint David's Day Radio Show from Vermont
Monday February 27, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Listen online at: www.theradiator.org

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 29th

The Ohio Valley Celtic Society - St. David's Day pitch-in party
Wednesday February 29, 7:00 pm.
The Thomas Family Winery
208 E. Second St.
Madison, Indiana
Please bring a large Welsh Dish with serving utensils. The OVCS will provide an additional main course dish and all service ware! Open to the public. Please bring a song, poem, short reading, clever Welsh story or anything else to share! Phone: 812-273-3755 for details.

THURSDAY MARCH 1st

St. David's Day Flag Raising Ceremony
Thursday March 1, 11:00am
Utica City Hall
Utica, New York
Mayor Robert Palmieri will raise the Welsh flag at Utica City Hall at 11 am. All welcome to attend. For more information visit: http://www.saintdavidssociety.org/

Flag raising at the Ohio Statehouse
Thursday, March 1, 11:40am
Ohio Statehouse
The Welsh Society of Central Ohio will raise the Welsh flag at the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus at 11:40AM. Welsh hymns will be sung along with the national anthem.

St. David's Day Gala Banquet
Thursday March 1, 6:00pm
Heritage Oaks Country Club
4800 Chase Oaks
Sarasota, Florida
Further info visit: http://www.sarasotawelsh.com/

The Chicago Tafia’s St. David’s Day Pub NIght
Thursday March 1st, 7:00pm
The Elephant & Castle
185 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago
Chicago’s landmark Wrigley Building will be lighting up Red, White & Green for the third year running to honour St. David’s Day. We will be meeting up at the Elephant & Castle (within sight of the Wrigley Building) to gather and have a few pints before heading up to the ABC7 TV Studios at 10:00pm to get some Welsh flags & inflatable leeks on the evening news.

Third Annual St David’s Day Celebration
Thursday March 1
Longbow Pub & Pantry
7316 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
Longbow Pub & Pantry, New York’s only Welsh pub, will be celebrating Welsh culture and heritage on Thursday, March 1, 2012 – St David’s Day!
The special menu for St David’s Day will feature: Potato leek soup, A taste of Welsh cheeses – Caerphilly, Tintern and Red Dragon, Welsh rarebit, Lamb with mint sauce, Welsh cakes and tea, Penderyn Sherrywood whisky, Tomos Watkin’s OSB and of course tons of daffodils! Our playlist for the evening will include artists such as Duffy, Cate Le Bon, Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers, Catatonia, and Tom Jones. Longbow Pub is proud to join Welsh people all around the world in celebration of the feast day of Saint David, patron saint of Wales. Iechyd da! (Cheers!)

FRIDAY MARCH 2nd

Saint David's Day Radio Show from Vermont
Friday March 2, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Listen online at: www.wwpv.org

St. David's Day with the Rhode Island Welsh Society
Friday March 2, 7:00pm
Narragansett Cafe
25 Narragansett Avenue
Jamestown, Rhode Island
Dinner at the Narragansett Cafe around 7ish. Casual get-together. Bring your Welsh wit and any friends for some hiraeth. Contact leekhat@gmail.com for more

St. David's Day Program
Friday March 2, 7:00pm
Ramada Plaza Hotel
1330 Industrial Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN
Friday evening's program begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. in the Itasca Room of the hotel, and features member Trilby Busch, presenting her new book, "Darkness Visible: A Novel of the 1892 Homestead Strike". For more information please visit: http://www.stdavidsofmn.org/

SATURDAY MARCH 3rd

Dressing the Graves at the Van Wert Chapel Cemetery
Saturday March 3rd 10am
Historic Van Wert Chapel
Van Wert, Georgia
We will dress the Welsh graves with Daffodils and Welsh flags and have a short memorial service.

St. David's Day Banquet
Saturday March 3, 11:30am
Ramada Plaza Hotel
1330 Industrial Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN
For more information please visit: http://www.stdavidsofmn.org/

St. David’s Day Banquet with The Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago
Saturday, March 3rd, 12:00pm
The Carleton Hotel
1110 Pleasant Street, Oak Park, Illinois
Come and join us at noon to meet your friends and greet new folks; dinner will be at 12:30. There will be a raffle of interesting items and a Welsh dance performance with opportunities for audience participation. Put on your dancing shoes! Tickets are $28 for adults. For further details visit: www.chicagowelshcambrian.org

Annual St. David's Day Gathering with the Welsh Society of Western New England
Saturday, March 3, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Nutmeg Restaurant
297 South Main Street, East Windsor, CT
A luncheon and brief annual meeting will be followed by a program titled: "Twice Upon a Time in Wales; Cardiff and the Cynon Valley" featuring personal vignettes by Veronica Chapman and Shirley Gilmartin who spent their childhoods in South Wales. www.WelshWNE.org

St. David's Day Meeting
Saturday, March 3, 12:00-2:00pm
Irish Cultural Center
1106 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona
We are celebrating St. David's Day on Saturday, March 3rd with a very special treat! Welsh League of Arizona is proud to present "Mythic Crew" www.mythiccrew.com in a new biligual version of a famous medieval Welsh masterpiece: Branwen Daughter of Llyr (Branwen uerch Lyr) or the Second Branch of the Mabinogi (Ail Gainc y Mabinogi) a tale of mayhem and magic! http://www.welshleagueofarizona.org/

The Puget Sound Welsh Association - St David's Day Concert
Saturday March 3, 2:00pm
Lake City Presbyterian Church
3841 NE 123rd Street
Seattle, WA 98125
We are pleased to welcome as special guests the Three Welsh Tenors, Alun Rhys-Jenkins, Rhys Meirion and Aled Hall, who will be in the US for a number of intimate showcases before returning to the UK to perform BBC Radio. Rounding out the program is soprano and harpist Nerys Jones. Music lovers are in for a rare treat and a truly Welsh program. Refreshments will be served following the concert. Admission to the concert and refreshments are by free-will offering. A $10.00 suggested donation is requested and greatly appreciated to support this and future events. Contact Ellen Webber 206.696.1222 or events@pugetsoundwelsh.org www.PugetSoundWelsh.org

Annual St. David’s Day Banquet
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Presbyterian Church in Oak Hill, Ohio
Come join us for our annual banquet to honor Saint David on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Oak Hill Presbyterian Church in Oak Hill, Ohio. We plan a buffet meal followed by a program and will end with the singing of favorite Welsh hymns. Tickets are $20 per person or $10 for children 12 and under. Contact the Madog Center for Welsh Studies for more information. Call 800-282-7201-ext 7186 or email welsh@rio.edu

Toronto Saint Davids Society banquet and comedy show "The Dragon Has Three Tongues"
Saturday March 3, 6:00pm
Thornhill Golf and Country Club
Thornhill, Toronto
Saint Davids’ Celebrations in Toronto: I hope that this year you will make a special effort to celebrate our Saint’s day. The Saint Davids Society is making a very big change. They say that a change is as good as a rest. Well there won’t be any rest because you will all be too busy laughing!! Saint Davids Dinner and Comedy Night! Yes!! You read it correctly. We have booked Three of the best comedians in Wales to bring their show over to us “ The Dragon has Three Tongues.” This is a highly acclaimed show, a onetime deal !. (The entertainment is in English). Phone 905 737 4399 or email saintdavidstoronto@hotmail.com for further information. http://www.dewisant.com/stdavid

284th Annual Banquet with the The Welsh Society, of Philadelphia
Saturday 3 March, 6:00pm
Philadelphia Cricket Club
St. Martins Clubhouse (Chestnut Hill)
415 W. Willow Grove Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-6001
The Welsh Society of Philadelphia cordially invites you to attend its 284th Reception and Banquet on Saturday evening the third of March two thousand and twelve to observe St. David’s Day and honor Hefina Phillips Educator and Welsh Language Advocate 2012 Robert Morris Award Honoree. Reception 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m Black Tie
Optional Guests are welcome. Tickets: $75.00 Choice of Beef, Seafood, or Vegetarian Entrée. Information: Dave Walker Events@PhiladelphiaWelsh.org

St. David's Day Dinner with the Vancouver Welsh Society
Saturday March 3rd, 7:00pm
Cambrian Hall, 215 E17th (17th and Main)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Entertainment provided by Celtic harpist-composer Patricia Sereno. Social gathering in the Red Dragon following the Dinner. Tickets $40 each from Gaynor Evans, 604-271-3134, fgevans@telus.net www.welshsociety.com

Moch Pryderi
Saturday March 3, 7:30pm
Cauldron in Falls Church, VA
Welsh Society of Fredericksburg and St. David's Welsh American Society of Washington sponsoring a Welsh music concert with Moch Pryderi at the Cauldron in Falls Church, VA - 3 March 2012 at 7:30 PM. http://creativecauldron.org/celtic_171.html or go to www.MochPryderi.com and look at the schedule

SUNDAY MARCH 4th

Venedocia's St David's Day Dinner
Sunday March 4, 11:00am
Salem Presbyterian Church
Venedocia, Ohio

24th Annual St. David's Day Gathering of the Clans
Sunday, March 4th, 12:30pm
Dinner event of Poultney Area St. David's Society will be held at A.J.'s Restaurant, Granville, New York. Pre-registration is required. For more information contact: Poultney Area St. David's Society, Inc., email: pasds88@yahoo.com - www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtpasds/

St David's Society of Greater St Louis
Sunday March 4, 12:30pm to 4pm
Dressel's Public House
419 N. Euclid Avenue (Central West End)
St Louis, MIssouri
Sign-in, cash bar, finger foods and casual talk will be followed at 1:00pm by a buffet luncheon prepared by Dressel's (with Welsh cakes provided by some members) and entertainment. Cash-bar remains open throughout! Harpist Christine Owens will entertain us with some Welsh songs. SDSoGSL President Edward Koszkowski and Treasurer Darlene Davies-Sugerman will present "A Brief History of Religion in Wales" RSVP (by February 28th) to Darlene at 314-725-3654 or at darlenesugerman@yahoo.com

The Three Welsh Tenors
Sunday March 4, 1:00 pm
Welsh Church of Los Angeles
1153 Valencia Street
Los Angeles, California
The Three Welsh Tenors - Alun Rhys-Jenkins, Rhys Meirion and Aled Hall will perform. Visit www.lawelshchurch.com for further information.

Welsh Society of Fredericksburg St David's Day Potluck
Sunday March 4
St George's Episcopal Church
Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA

St. David's Day Gymanfa Ganu
Sunday March 4, 2:00pm
Lafayette United Methodist Church
955 Moraga Road, Lafayette, California
For more info visit: www.wasnc.org/news.html

St. David's Day at the Pub
Sunday March 4, 2:00pm to 8:00pm
DBA Bar - East Village
41st Ave
NYC, NY
18th annual St David's day party at Dba bar in the easy village NYC 41 first ave from 2-8(ish). Sadly we can no longer get welsh beer but daffodils will don the bar and we'll be offering Granny Joneses Welsh cakes.

Procession for Saint David
Sunday 4 March, 2:30pm
16th and Franklin Parkway
The procession will begin at 2:30pm at the Welsh flag at 16th and Franklin Parkway and end at the Capel Dewi Sânt (Saint David's Chapel) of the Arch Street Presbyterian Church at 18th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pa. Information: Dave Walker Events@PhiladelphiaWelsh.org

Annual St. David's Day Banquet
Sunday March 4, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Hart's Hill Inn
Clinton St.
Whitesboro, New York
Social hour at 3 pm and dinner at 4 pm. Entertainment will be the local group THE BLUE PARSLEY BOYS. DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS IS FEB. 25. Please contact Janet Bennett for further info 315-737-5840 http://www.saintdavidssociety.org/

284th Divine Service for Saint David
Sunday March 4, 3:30 pm
The Welsh Guild and the Welsh Society of Philadelphia cordially invite you to the 284th Annual Divine Service of The Welsh Society. Te Bach (Welsh Tea) to follow the service. Food Contributions for the Welsh Tea are always welcome. Information: Call the Arch Street Presbyterian Church at 215-563-3763, or Marcia Steinhart at 215-561-6247

The Celtic Show _ With a Welsh music special celebrating St. David's Day
Sunday March 4, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
WRFG 89.3 FM Atlanta Georgia.St. David's Day Cymanfa Ganu
Sunday March 11, 2:00pm
Host: Jenny Hubbard Young - Folks living outside Atlanta can listen live via streaming from the website, http://www.wrfg.org/

SUNDAY MARCH 11th

Sunday March 11, 4:00pm
Concert by Welsh Choir of Southern California
Holy Nativity Church
6700 West 83rd Street, Los Angeles 90045
Donations for food bank most welcome

St. David's Day Cymanfa Ganu
Sunday March 11, 2:00pm
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, South College Avenue
Newark, Delaware
Cymanfa Ganu conductor Dr. Peter N. Williams

Special St David's Day Service
Sunday March 11, 3:00pm
Rutgers Presbyterian Church
236 W. 73rd St, New York
The Welsh Congregation of New York City At Rutgers Presbyterian Church, 236 W. 73rd St, New York. GUEST Preacher  Rev. Dr. John Clinton Evans, Pastor Emeritus of EGLWYS Y CYMRY
Our patron saint, DEWI/David will be celebrated in New York with a Welsh Service and  a traditional welsh meal and a sing-along. Enquiries: 212-664-0734.

SUNDAY MARCH 18th

Welsh Society of Central Pennsylvania St .Davids Luncheon
Sunday, March 18, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Nittany Lion Inn
200 West Park Ave, State College, Pa
Singing, Food, Friends. Guest Speaker: R Thomas Berner, Author, Photographer and Professor Emeritus of Journalism and American Studies, presents on St.Davids Cathedral. Call Bryant Mesick for Reservations (814) 237-0586

SATURDAY MARCH 24th

Rockmart Heritage Day
Saturday, March 24th 10am to 4pm
Downtown Rockmart, Georgia
An All Day festival celebrating the Welsh who founded the town in the 1830's; also the opening of the new Rockmart Historical Museum. Food, Music, Pabell y Dysgwyr, and much much more.

St David's Day Luncheon 2012
Saturday, March 24th
Monarch's Restaurant @ The Royal Amsterdam Hotel
705 East 1st Street
Pella, Iowa
For more information visit: http://www.iowawelshsociety.org/

 

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  • Joining the Vancouver Welsh Society at the Cambrian Hall , Vancouver B.C. for a buffet and entertainment this Saturday March 3rd to celebrate Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant.
  • Sunday, March 18th   1 - 4pm

    Welsh Society of Central Pennsylvania

    St.Davids Luncheon

    Nittany Lion Inn, 200 West Park Ave, State College, Pa 

    Singing, Food, Friends

    Guest Speaker:  R Thomas Berner, Author, Photographer and Professor Emeritus of Journalism and American Studies, presents on St.Davids Cathedral.

    Call Bryant Mesick for Reservations (814) 237-0586

  • The list groweth....check for an event near you

  • Loads more events to be added soon, including Longbow Pub in Brooklyn and DBA Bar in NYC.
  • Any thing happening for St .David's in NYC area?

  • The Vancouver Welsh Society will celebrate St. David's Day itself with an evening at the Red Dragon in the Cambrian Hall, followed by a St. David's Dinner on Saturday, March 3rd in the Upper Hall. To learn about last year's celebrations visit our website welshsociety.com and read the March-April 2011 Newsletter. This year's events will follow a similar pattern.

  • March 2nd - Rhode Island Welsh Society - Dinner at the Narragansett Cafe around 7ish. Casual get-together. Bring your Welsh wit and any friends for some hiraeth. Contact leekhat@gmail.com for more info.

  • NOTHING in NYC???

  • A Welsh Evening, presented by the Welsh American Society of Central California (WASCC)

    Sunday, February 26, 6:00 PM

    Hilton Hotel Ballroom

    2323 Grand Canal Blvd.

    Stockton, CA  95207

    Catered dinner: $35

    Entertainment: "The Celtic Chanteuse"; "The Piper With Amazing Grace"

    Welsh, Scottish & Irish Cultural Tables

    Paid reservations required by Feb. 23, to A Welsh Evening, 6333 Pacific Ave., #346,

    Stockton, CA 95207

    Contact: welsheveng@aol.com

    Tel: 209.951.3551

  • Dont forget St Davids Day luncheon at Waverly Heights Church Portland Oregon 1pm

    Betty Pierce

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