Saturday, February 26, 2011

Manhattan Irish Fest 2011

Manhattan, Illinois will celebrate its 17th Irish Fest March 4th and 5th.

Manhattan Irish Fest will have activities for all age groups:

CHILDREN AND YOUTH:





ll Children's and Youth Activities will be held at the Manhattan Park District Recreation Center 397 S State St.

Scheduled Events:
Friday March 4 --
6:00 - 7:00 -- Stormin' Norman (DJ)
7:00 - 7:45 -- Street Worthy (Band)
7:45 - 8:30 -- Stormin' Norman (DJ)
8:30 - 9:00 -- Street Worthy (Band)
9:00 -10:00 -- Stormin' Norman (DJ)
Saturday March 5 --
 9:00a -- Noon   Warming StationOperation Care Package will be selling Hot Chocolate and Coffee.
12:00 noon-5:00p: Games & Prizes:Carnival Games-- Big Mouth,Frog Hop,Star Darts, Boom Blasters, Shuffle Bowl, Teen High Striker, Fat Cats, Skee Roll, Tip-A-Troll, Rock Band, Flip Books, Wax Hands and Sand Art.
12:15-12:45:Bag Piper - Interactive
12:45-1:00Irish Step Dancers
1:00-2:00The Magic Dentist
6:00p - 9:00p
6:00 - 6:45 -- Street Worthy (Band)
6:45 - 7:30 -- Stormin' Norman (DJ)
7:30 - 8:00 -- Street Worthy (Band)
8:00 - 9:00 -- Stormin' Norman (DJ)
9:00p
Building Closes
           

ALL AGES:             



Cultural Area 
St Joseph’s Grade School 
Saturday, March 5, 2011 
9:00 Irish Mass at St Joseph Church 
9:00-4:00 Trinity Knot Irish Store 
9:00-4:00 Concessions 
1:00 -1:15 Stock Yard Kilty Pipe Band 
1:15-1:30 Triallta Irish Step Dancers 
1:30 - 2:00 Manhattan Music Angels 
2:00 - 3:30 Author & Folk Singer 
Lee Murdock 
Other Activities 
Saturday, March 5, 2011 
9:00am Mass – St Joseph’s Church 
Noon-2:00 Caboose - Historical Society 
11:00am Parade- Downtown 
1:00 Rugby – Central Park 
Manhattan Morrigans 
2:00 Rugby – Central Park 
Manhattan Shamrocks 




ADULTS:

Friday, March 4, 2011 – 21 and older only 
5:30-6:00 Irish Music 
6:00 - 8:00 James & Wright - 
Righteous Hillbillies 
8:00 - 8:30 Grand Marshal/King & 
Queen 
8:30 - 10:30 Fisticuffs 
10:30 Last Pour 
11:00 Tent Closed 



Saturday, March 5, 2011 
Entertainment Area 
Manhattan Central Park 
Friday, March 4, 2011 – 21 and older only 
5:30-6:00 Irish Music 
6:00 - 8:00 James & Wright - 
Righteous Hillbillies 
8:00 - 8:30 Grand Marshal/King & 
Queen 
8:30 - 10:30 Fisticuffs 
10:30 Last Pour 
11:00 Tent Closed

The Manhattan Irish Fest is sponsored by the Irish American Society of County Will.