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CJAC Seminar

January 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Find out more about Immigration Services, Citizenship classes, Social Services, and Youth & Family Programs! Find out more about this great resource and talk with program directors.

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Food Drive

January 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 23, 2021

Food drive at Celtic Junction for non-perishable food and personal items at 10 am-12 pm on Jan 22 & 23. Baby wipes, diapers, formula, and food especially needed.

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Sparky and Rhonda Rucker – Mountain Voices

January 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sparky and Rhonda share stories and songs from the rich heritage of their southern Appalachian roots, including the African American component of this culture. Their storytelling repertoire ranges from Jack tales and ghost stories to preacher tales and Br'er Rabbit stories. In addition to traditional Appalachian songs and gospel sing-alongs, their repertoire includes newer songs and stories from labor and coal mining struggles in the mountains.

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Food Drive

January 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 23, 2021

Food drive at Celtic Junction for non-perishable food and personal items at 10 am-12 pm on Jan 22 & 23. Baby wipes, diapers, formula, and food especially needed.

Matt and Shannon Heaton

Matt and Shannon Heaton

February 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Boston-based Matt and Shannon Heaton play updated and traditional Irish music on flute, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and voices. They have a warm connection with their audiences and are world-class American performers with Irish roots and universal appeal. 

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Éigse CIM, a Virtual Gaela Event

February 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Center for Irish Music and emcee Máirtín de Cógáin invite you to dress up in your finest, cozy up with a hot drink, and join us online for Éigse CIM, a Virtual Gaela Event.

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Danny Diamond & Brian Miller CD Release Concert

February 27, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Danny Diamond (fiddle) and Brian Miller (guitar and bouzouki) celebrate the release of their new duo album Let Fly.

Kickin' It Irish 2021

Kickin’ It Irish 2021 – Virtual!

March 6, 2021 - April 11, 2021

Kickin' It Irish is still in demand so we've extended availability. You still have the chance to bring the dancers and band into your home.

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Anamchairde / Kindred Spirits

March 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Anamchairde means kindred spirits and is an online event bringing together speakers, musicians, singers, and other performers to commemorate and celebrate the linguistic and cultural friendship between Ireland and peoples of the First Nations of America/Canada.

Maureen Fleming ● DANCING THE INTERNAL BODY ● Master Class

March 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This deep, regenerative inner work is geared for Irish and contemporary dancers, singers, directors, actors, yoga enthusiasts, therapists – anyone interested in discovering their movement potential through an efficient and integrated training that becomes a part of daily life.

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Inside the GPO- a documentary drama

April 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - April 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Fishamble presents an online production of INSIDE THE GPO written by Colin Murphy and directed by Jim Culleton. This unprecedented documentary drama was a once-in-a-century opportunity to experience the Easter Rising, in the main hall of the GPO itself.

Plots and Plotters

Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion

April 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until April 9, 2021

Plots and Plotters will be live from Belfast, Northern Ireland, via Zoom. Explore the history of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s in this virtual talk.

Plots and Plotters

Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion

April 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until April 9, 2021

Plots and Plotters will be live from Belfast, Northern Ireland, via Zoom. Explore the history of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s in this virtual talk.

Plots and Plotters

Plots and Plotters, the history of the 1798 Rebellion

April 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until April 9, 2021

Plots and Plotters will be live from Belfast, Northern Ireland, via Zoom. Explore the history of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s in this virtual talk.

Taking Flight Collective

Taking Flight Collective Virtual Concert

April 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Adrienne O'Shea, Joe De Georgeo, Ian McKenna, with CIM instructor Brian Miller play locally-produced traditional Irish music on flute, fiddle, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and gorgeous vocals!

Common Tunes Session with Mary Vanorny: Family Edition

April 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Play along with fiddler Mary Vanorny and special guests from the Center for Irish Music including family members like Claire and Ben Vanorny, folks from the Miller/Rendell household, and the O'Shea's. Tunes will be drawn from the resources on the CIM website (2021, 2020, 2013, and 2010), plus some surprises!

Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Gaeltacht Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

April 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dáithí Sproule explains the fascinating connection music groups Skara Brae and Altan have with Irish language music and the Gaeltacht. The lecture will be mainly in English. REGISTER HERE. Dáithí Sproule, a native of Derry who has lived for many years in Minnesota, is one of Irish music's most respected guitar accompanists and a singer in English and Irish. Dáithí started out his career in the influential group, Skara Brae and is a member of the internationally renowned Irish band Altan. In…

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Get Up Your Irish! Ten Year Reunion

April 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Live stream with the cast of Get Up Your Irish and see the video premiere of the play filmed in 2011 at the Steppingstone Theatre. Learn about the Irish that immigrated to Minnesota in the 1880s from author Jane Kennedy.

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Food Drive

April 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drop off non-perishable food and supplies at the Celtic Junction at 836 Prior Ave, St. Paul. Diapers, wipes, hygiene items all appreciated.

Inishfree Farm for Irish Arts Week

Celtic Twilight: A Labyrinth Talk and Film Screening at Innisfree Farm

April 24, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Celtic Twilight is a healing event that features "Labyrinths: Ancient Paths for Modern Seekers" a talk by Lisa Moriarity and "Enbarr, Horse of the Sea" a short film premiere by Sarah Kiani.

Norah Rendell and Brian Miller

Norah Rendell and Brian Miller in Concert

April 24, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Norah and Brian unearth heirloom songs with Irish-American and Canadian roots and perform them with passion and nuance. They also play enough jigs and reels to put a spring in your step–even over the internet.

Doherty Family

Doherty Family Seminar with Brian Miller

April 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Brian Miller discusses archival recordings that were made at the home of Tony and Margaret Doherty on Selby Avenue. They feature the family patriarch Tony Doherty (1896–1972) on fiddle, daughter Marge on piano and accordion, daughter Mary on piano, and daughter Joan on piano.

Traditional Irish Tune Exchange – TAP and CIM

April 25, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for the beginnings of a musical friendship between Traditional Arts Partnership in South Armagh and the Center for Irish Music in Saint Paul, two music schools dedicated to teaching traditional music to students of all ages.

Singers Club

Traditional Singers Club Monthly Session

April 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Traditional Singers Club of the Twin Cities has met (at least!) twice a month online since March 2020 virtually. The club's focus on solo, unaccompanied singing (from Irish, American, Scottish, and other traditions) works well in Zoom!  Come join in and sing a song or just listen along.

Kindred Spirits Seminar

April 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Kindred Spirits and is an online event bringing together speakers, musicians, singers, and other performers to commemorate and celebrate the linguistic and cultural friendship between Ireland and peoples of the First Nations of America/Canada.

Scottish social dance for Irish Arts Week

Scottish Ceilidh with the Gunn Slingers

April 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Scottish social dance at the Celtic Junction Arts Center south parking lot with the Gunn Slingers! Bring your bubbles! The event will also be live-streamed to Facebook.

Top it off Fundraiser

CJAC’s ‘Top It Off’ Online Fundraiser

May 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Will you help us top off the 100K matching challenge started in October of 2020? We have just 20K left to go. We'd love to top it off by The Junction's 12th anniversary!

Wild Colonial Bhoys

Wild Colonial Bhoys in Concert

May 15, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Wild Colonial Bhoys will be putting on an outdoor show to be remembered – all as part of the Celtic Junction Spring Outdoor Concert Weekend!

Slygo in Concert

Slygo in Concert

June 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Slygo is a three piece Irish band with Liam Slattery (guitar, bass, vocals), Pete Mulligan (bass, guitar, vocals) and David Ochs (fiddle, vocals, guitar), they bring a warm, energetic sound to the stage. Opening set by the duo Twice Banjaxed (Derek Anderson and Morien McBurnie)..

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Great Session Experience

June 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Great Session Experience brings the Twin Cities Irish music community together for three in-person outdoor sessions as part of MIM weekend. Musician or not, you're invited! Free!

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MIM: Nathan Gourley & Laura Fedderson, with Marty McHugh & Friends

June 12, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Martin McHugh & Friends, Nathan Gourley & Laura Fedderson with Brian Miller, LIVE from the Celtic Junction Arts Center outdoor stage.

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Trad Nation: an Author Talk and Panel Discussion with LGBTQ Musicians and Dancers

June 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discuss "Trad Nation", the groundbreaking book with the author Dr. Tes Slominski, and LGBTQ musicians and dancers from across the US Irish trad community.

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Midway Pop-Up Shop

June 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Shop local. Shop outside. The Midway Pop-up Shop will have 12 wonderful vendors and businesses to peruse in the Celtic Junction parking lot.

Tap dancing with Keane Sense of Rythym

National Tap Dance Day

June 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This event showcases the wide range of skills and styles of percussive dance in and around the Twin Cities. This year it is being held on the Celtic Junction Art Center's outdoor stage! National Tap Dance Day will feature performances by KSR’s Youth Tap Ensemble, as well as performances from students and dance studios around the metro.

Scottish Fair Sampler

Minnesota Scottish Fair Sampler

July 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In-person at the Celtic Junction Arts Center in St. Paul and streaming live online! Music by the Brian Boru Pipe Band, Minnesota Scottish Celtic Dance, Stephanie Claussen, Laura Mackenzie with Dáithí Sproule and Ross Sutter, Eira, Dick Hensold, The Northerly Gales, and The Gunn Slingers. Food, bar, and Scottish vendors on site!

Ann Heymann: Two Lifetime Achievement Awards

July 22, 2021
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Congratulations to harper Ann Heymann for being honored with two Lifetime Achievement Awards this month for her 50 plus years of dedicated work researching and reviving the ancient wire-strung harp!

Ann Heymann: Two Lifetime Achievement Awards

July 26, 2021
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One event on July 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

Congratulations to harper Ann Heymann for being honored with two Lifetime Achievement Awards this month for her 50 plus years of dedicated work researching and reviving the ancient wire-strung harp!

Kickin' It Irish 2021

Kickin’ It Irish!

July 30, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for the first summertime presentation of Kickin' It Irish on the CJAC outdoor stage! 

Celtic Junction Summer Feis

Celtic Junction Summer Feis

July 31, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

We're having a summer feis on our new outdoor stage and at our neighbor's place, BlackStack Brewery! Come enjoy a fun day of dance and music!

Ethna McKiernan Book Launch, cover art for 5th book of poetry.

Ethna McKiernan Book Launch

August 6, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ethna McKiernan gives a reading and book signing to celebrate the publication of "Light Rolling Slowly Backwards: New & Selected Poems."

Scottish ceilidh band

Scottish Ceilidh with the Gunn Slingers

August 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Scottish social dance and concert outside with the Gunn Slingers! They play a mix of traditional Scottish tunes with hard groove and high energy to create a night of dancing and craic you won't forget.

Ambassador’s Reception

August 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We are delighted to invite you all to a community event welcoming Ambassador Mulhall, his wife, and our Consul General, Kevin Byrne on the outdoor stage at Celtic Junction Arts Center.

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Belfast Cowboys: Mick Sterling Presents RHYTHMFEST at Celtic Junction

August 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

This outdoor concert is cancelled due to rain. 🙁

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Open House

August 29, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn about our programs, sign up for classes, tour the dance studios, see the library, and more! Resident companies Center for Irish Music and O'Shea Irish Dance will be featured. Check back for details.

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Kick off the St. Paul Art Crawl at Celtic Junction Arts Center

September 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

The St. Paul Art Crawl begins right here at The Junction! Enjoy local artists, live performances, food and drink, art demonstrations, and interactive art activities! 

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International Irish Dance Day

September 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

International Irish Dance Day will be held on September 17 — Halfway to St. Patrick's Day!

Eddie Mac 25th Anniversary

Eddie Mac 25th Anniversary Concert

September 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A 25th anniversary concert featuring all 3 founding members of the band - LIVE in person and online! Leslie Rich and the Rocket Soul Choir kick off this memorable evening.

Brass Lassie and The Gunn Slingers

Brass Lassie and the Gunn Slingers!

October 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The last outdoor event of this season! See Brass Lassie in concert followed by a concert and ceili with the Gunn Slingers!

Fireside Apple Pie

Fireside Orchard & Gardens Apple Products- Preorder Only

October 7, 2021 - October 14, 2021

We are selling apple products from Fireside Orchard & Gardens! You can have delicious apple pie and apple crisp hot out of the oven in your own warm and cozy home! You must pre-order these delicious baked goods by October 14 and they will make them especially for you! 

Remembering David Stenshoel

Boiled in Lead and Friends: Remembering David Stenshoel

October 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Violinist David Stenshoel passed away on September 16th, 2021. He has enriched audiences in the Twin Cities and beyond since the early 1970s playing an extremely wide range of music with innovation, talent, and joy. This musical program was designed by David as his memorial.

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CJAC Fall Fundraiser

November 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us in person for dinner, and an entertaining program that shows off the best of what Celtic Junction Arts Center does, or join us virtually for chat and good craic!

Acting the Man

Acting the Man: Online Book Launch and Panel Discussion

November 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us online on November 14th at 1 pm CST / 7 pm IST for the launch of Dr. Cormac O'Brien's new monograph, "Masculinities and Manhood in Irish Drama: Acting the Man" which will be released by Palgrave on November, 12th. This is the next installment of CJAC's Social Justice Seminar Series.

Ashley Davis in Concert

December 5, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sadly, the Ashley Davis tour is postponed until spring. Please stay tuned for the new date! Ticket sales are paused until we have more details for you.

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Celtic Holiday Hooley 12/10

December 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

Old fashioned Christmas Carolers, singing

Celtic Holiday Hooley Matinee 12/11

December 11, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

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Celtic Holiday Hooley 12/11

December 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

Old fashioned Christmas Carolers, singing

Celtic Holiday Hooley Matinee 12/12

December 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

Irish Christmas show

Celtic Holiday Hooley 12/16

December 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

Irish Christmas show

Celtic Holiday Hooley 12/17

December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

Old fashioned Christmas Carolers, singing

Celtic Holiday Hooley Matinee 12/18

December 18, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

Irish Christmas show

Celtic Holiday Hooley 12/18

December 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Holiday Hooley is bringing warm fuzzies, laughs, and good cheer to a limited in-person crowd! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling, and more.

2021 Celtic Holiday Hooley On Demand

December 21, 2021 - January 21, 2022

Recorded on the Celtic Junction stage in front of a live audience on December 18, 2021, the Celtic Holiday Hooley brings laughter and cheer into your cozy living room!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 12 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 13 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 17 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Blood Drive, Red Cross

Blood Drive

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Red Cross is experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade.

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 19 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 25 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 26 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 27 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

January 31 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Monday-Thursdays in January.

Please consider choosing an item to drop off at the Celtic Junction for our neighbors in the Midway!

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Why James Joyce’s novel “Ulysses” matters on its 100th anniversary

February 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

James Joyce's "Ulysses" was published on February 2, 1922. Consider it's literary importance 100 years later. This is a free Zoom webinar presented by Dr. Patrick O'Donnell and moderated by Dr. Lynette Reini-Grandell.

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The Power of Indigenous Languages

February 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us online for a discussion on the value, preservation, and challenges facing the languages of the Gaeltacht and of the Anishinaabe nation. This free event is part of the CJAC Social Justice Seminar Series.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Blood Drive

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Red Cross is experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade. Sign up to donate.

“Éamon de Valera: A Will to Power”

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Second half of book!

CJAC's new, free, Irish Biography Discussion Series! Read "Éamon de Valera: A Will to Power" by Ronan Fanning and discuss! The online event is free and open to all friends of the Celtic Junction Arts Center.

Éigse CIM, a Virtual Gaela Event

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Éigse is an Irish word used for festivals celebrating traditional Irish arts and culture. It is in this spirit that we gather for an evening to raise funds for The Center for Irish Music, Minnesota's only traditional Irish music school, dedicated to handing down the tradition.

Kickin' It Irish 2021

Kickin’ It Irish Opening Night

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kickin' It Irish Opening Night! Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in tru Irish style with this live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

Kickin' It Irish 2021

Kickin’ It Irish

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

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Kickin’ It Irish

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SOLD OUT. Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

Lúnasa at the Pantages Theatre

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Lúnasa is coming to Minneapolis this spring! We know how much you've enjoyed concerts with Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely here at CJAC, and now you have a chance to see the whole band perform at the Pantages Theatre. 

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

SOLD OUT! Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

“Éamon de Valera: A Will to Power”

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Second half of book!

CJAC's new, free, Irish Biography Discussion Series! Read "Éamon de Valera: A Will to Power" by Ronan Fanning and discuss! The online event is free and open to all friends of the Celtic Junction Arts Center.

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Screaming Orphans in Concert

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SOLD OUT. Screaming Orphans, a genre-breaking, chart-topping all-sister band from Donegal, Ireland, are known worldwide for their award-winning sound.

Kickin' It Irish - last show this season at CJAC

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee on St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

Kickin' It Irish 2021

Kickin’ It Irish on St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish, the family-friendly, live Irish music and step dance spectacular.

JigJam in Concert

JigJam in Concert

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

JigJam is a multi-award-winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with bluegrass and Americana, their onstage energy along with their virtuosic musical ability has captivated audiences throughout the world.

Ten Important Dates in Irish History

Ten Important Dates in Irish History: A Presentation

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 31, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Free online presentation. Ten Important Dates in Irish History requires no experience with the history of Ireland. Learn basic geography and ten key moments in Irish history.

Ten Important Dates in Irish History

Ten Important Dates in Irish History: A Presentation

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 31, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Free online presentation. Ten Important Dates in Irish History requires no experience with the history of Ireland. Learn basic geography and ten key moments in Irish history.

Health and Hygiene Collection Drive

Food, Health, and Hygiene Drive

April 18 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 25, 2022

Food, health, and hygiene items are needed. We are collecting goods April 18 - April 30 (M-Th 4:30-9:30 pm at the Celtic Junction Arts Center and during IAW events).

Celtic Outreach Coalition

Roundtable Discussion

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Online. Meet the Armagh delegation as we launch the 2022 Irish Arts Week together with our special guests.

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