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St. David's Day in North America 2014
Here are just a few of the events taking place across North America this March 1st. To add your event please email me at WelshChicago (at) Gmail (dot) com with St David's Day and your city as the subject.
Friday February 28
Vancouver Welsh Society St. David’s Day Dinner
The Cambrian Hall
215 East 17th Avenue
Vancouver V5V 1A6
Our annual St. David’s Day Dinner will take place on Friday, February 28th at the Cambrian Hall. The doors will be open at 6.00pm, and dinner will be served at 7.00pm.
St. David's Day at the Winery
February 28, 7:00pm
208 E. Second St
There will be a St. David's Day Pitch-in Dinner at the Winery this Friday night! Please bring an entree' type dish, large casserole size and a serving utensil. And, if you would, please RSVP! We'll need to know how much space to set aside. There might/will be a little music from "Salmon Paddy" for your listening pleasure! We'll talk of things Cymru! We'll have drinks! See you about 7 pm!
Saturday March 1
Celebrating Celtic Roots
March 1st, 7:30pm
Michael J Fox Theatre
7373 Macpherson Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia
A concert featuring two Vancouver based Male Voice choirs of welsh origin accompanied by a soloist, Suzann Kingston.
St. David's Day Festival
Saturday March 1st, 12:00pm
Cinefamily Silent Movie Theater
611 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA
WSWNE St. David's Day Gathering
Saturday March 1,
The Nutmeg Restaurant
297 S. Main St
Windsor, CT 06088
The Welsh Society of Western New England is hosting a grand celebration of St. David’s Day, Patron Saint of Wales with a lunch and four short presentations of truly Welsh traditions: daffodils and leeks, the national anthem, Y Ddraig Goch (The Red Dragon) and the tradition of salmon in Wales.
St. David’s Day 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Gulf Coast St. David's Welsh Society
Saturday, March 1, 6:00pm
Heritage Oaks Golf and Country Club
4800 Chase Oaks Drive
St. David's Welsh Society of Georgia 30th Anniversary Tea and Honours
Saturday, March 1
Home of Mr. Robert Windom
512 Park Avenue
Grant Park, Atlanta, Georgia
The Society will be celebrating it's 30th Anniversary. Kelly Stewart will be playing the Welsh Triple Harp.
“Cawl & Cocktails” St. David’s Day – Chicago Style!
Saturday March 1st, 7:00pm
The Red Lion Lincoln Square
4749 North Rockwell Street, Chicago
It's The Chicago Tafia’s annual St. David’s Day party! $17 gets you some rather damn fine Cawl and whiskey trifle, all the usual raffles and silent auctions for quality Welsh items and entertainment from Mr. Jay J. Brook. Please visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/578631 by February 27th to buy tickets (so we can give the pub a heads up on how much food to get in).
Chicago's Wrigley Building Illuminated White, Red & Green
Saturday March 1st, sunset onwards.
400 N Michigan Ave
The landmark Wrigley Building will light up in the Welsh colours to honour St. David's Day for the 6th year running. If you are in Chicago grab a picture with the building and #WrigleyBuildingWelsh on Twitter. The Tafia will be holding a meetup to grab a picture with the building around 10:30pm.
The 2nd Annual St. David's Day Parade and Feast of St David
Saturday March 1, 1:00pm
229 Main Street
Columbus Junction, Iowa
The parade will consist of area Welsh familes displaying banners, a huge dragon & other surprises. Immediately after the parade will be a FREE will donation Feast of Lobscows then on to the area "PUB" for RED beer and karaoke!!! Further info email patsyt64(at)live.com
Annual St. David's luncheon of the St. David's Society of Minnesota
Saturday, March 1, 11:30 a.m.
Ramada Plaza Hotel
1330 Industrial Blvd.
Music: Local composer David Evan Thomas & flutist Amy Morris play his composition: "Three Welsh Songs." Program: Memories of St. David's in Wales by Elfryn Thomas, Brillion, Wis.
Check society web page for information in our newsletter & for reservation form. www.stdavidsofmn.org
St. David's Day Feast
Saturday March 1, all day!
The Longbow Pub & Pantry
7316 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, New York
A fantastic menu including Penderyn, recipes with Halen Mon sea salt, Tomos Watkins ales, Llan Llyr Welsh water, lamb, leeks and all manner of fine Welsh foods! for the complete menu visit: http://longbownyc.com/wordpress/
Annual St. David's Day Luncheon
Oak Hill Presbyterian Church
205 E. Cross Street, Oak Hill, Ohio 45645
www.rio.edu/madog or 800-282-7201 ext 7186
St. David's Day will be celebrated with a luncheon, program, special entertainment and singing of traditional Welsh hymns.
Program: Welsh author, editor and historian Eirian Jones will give a flavor of the vistas, geography and history of Mynydd Bach, an area of central Ceredigion in Wales and the original home of John and Elizabeth Jones, Tyn Rhos, who emigrated to Ohio in the mid-1800's.
St. David's Day with the Rhode Island Welsh
March 1st, 5:00pm
25 Narragansett Ave,
Join with the Rhode Island Welsh this Saturday at Narragansett Cafe in Jamestown @ 5pm.
St David's Day Potluck
Saturday March 1
St. George's Church, Faulkner Hall
Princess Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA
The Welsh Society of Fredericksburg, VA holds its annual St. David's Day potluck dinner at St George's Church in the historic section of Fredericksburg. Each person should bring a dish, Welsh or Celtic preferred. A Noson Lawen may be added if enough members wish to participate. Contact Cindy Roser at 540 659 1879 for more details. www.welshfred.com
Puget Sound Welsh Association St. David’s Day Celebration
Saturday, March 1st 2:00pm
Lake City Presbyterian Church
3841 NE 123 rd
Sunday March 2
The Welsh American Society of Northern California (WASNC) celebrates St. David's Day
Sunday March 2, 2:00pm
Lafayette United Methodist Church
955 Moraga Road
The Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago St David's Day Celebration
Sunday March 2nd from noon to 4pm
1110 Pleasant St
Oak Park, IL 60302
A three course lunch will be served with your choice of steak or chicken. Karl Davies, violinist, and his daughter Maureen will provide musical entertainment and we will have an exciting selection of raffle prizes. Tickets $30. For more information go to our website: chicagowelshcambrian.org
St David's Day at Venedocia Ohio's Salem Presbyterian church
March 2, 9:30am (service) 11:30am (dinner)
Salem Presbyterian church