9 to 5 The Musical: ICC Fundraiser April 15

9 to 5 The Musical

Please join us for a special performance at the Majestic Theater on Wednesday, April 15 at 7:30 pm as a fundraiser for the Irish Cultural Center!

Based on the 1980 movie with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, 9 TO 5 garnered 15 Drama Desk Award nominations, the most ever in a single year for any production. Coworkers and unlikely friends Violet, Dora Lee, and Judy team up to get revenge on their lecherous boss in this “goofily entertaining crowd-pleaser!” By Dolly Parton and Patricia Resnick. 

Special Performance Tickets: $20
Wednesday, April 15 at 7:30 pm
All ticket holders will receive a 10% off coupon for food purchases at the ICC’s Irish House Restaurant. See coupon for details.

Intermission Snack $5: Irish Scone w/Butter (please pre-order)

Please Call the Box Office to Purchase Tickets
Majestic Theater, 131 Elm Street, West Springfield
Box Office: 413-747-7797

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Sarah the Fiddler on March 15

Sarah the Fiddler

The Irish Cultural Center invites you to an evening with Sarah the Fiddler on March 15 at the ICC’s Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub at 429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA. The show is from 4:00–7:00 pm. The Pub opens at 3:00 for ticketholders only, with dinner service starting at 4:30.

Advance purchase is highly recommended. There is a special ICC Patron presale. Cost is $20 ICC Patrons / $25 general for main room / $20 for seating in rear room (some obstructed view – full sound, show on tv screen). Our 3-course prefix or light sandwiches, burgers and salads menu will be available for purchase (not included in ticket price). General and back room tickets will go on sale January 21.

Buy ticketsOrder tickets online here. To order by phone, please call 413-342-4358.

About Sarah the Fiddler
Sarah’s musical journey began at the age of 4 when she started violin lessons using the Suzuki Method. By the age of 6, she was introduced to fiddle music and began competing in fiddle contests all over New England. These contests and festivals instilled Sarah’s passion for old-time music as she learned and played alongside some of the best old-tymers.

The moment her bow touches the strings, Sarah’s passion for music is evident. Combining her influences of Old-Time, Irish, World and Classical music, Sarah takes her audiences on a musical journey from old-time sing-alongs, to lively polkas and rousing reels. This is a high energy show loved by audiences of all ages. This show will sell out quickly!


Thanks to our Business Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Westfield Bank
Gold Sponsors
Freedom Credit UnionMass Cultural Council

 Firtion Adams  Sarat Ford Lincoln

Green Sponsors
The Big EAllen St Package StoreCommercial Scale Coldwell Banker

Bates Fullam Insurance Bresnahan Insurance

All sales are final. Refunds are given ONLY in the event of cancellation by performers.

 

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YankCelt Band on March 14

YankCelt Band

The Irish Cultural Center invites you to an evening with the YankCelt Band on March 14 at the ICC’s Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub at 429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA. The show is from 6:00–9:00 pm. The Pub opens at 3:00 for ticketholders only, with dinner service starting at 4:30.

Advance purchase is highly recommended. There is a special ICC Patron presale. Cost is $25 ICC Patrons / $29 general for main room / $25 for seating in rear room (some obstructed view – full sound, show on tv screen). Our 3-course prefix or light sandwiches, burgers and salads menu will be available for purchase (not included in ticket price). General and back room tickets will go on sale January 21.

Buy ticketsOrder tickets online here. To order by phone, please call 413-342-4358.

We are excited to have the YankCelt Band back at the ICC! Don’t miss out on celebrating the St. Patrick’s season with this local American Irish supergroup, on their continuing “Farewell Tour Part Five.” This show will sell out quickly!


Thanks to our Business Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Westfield Bank
Gold Sponsors
Freedom Credit UnionMass Cultural Council

 Firtion Adams  Sarat Ford Lincoln

Green Sponsors
The Big EAllen St Package StoreCommercial Scale Coldwell Banker

Bates Fullam Insurance Bresnahan Insurance

All sales are final. Refunds are given ONLY in the event of cancellation by performers.

 

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Valentine’s Dinner on Feb. 14

Valentine's Day Dinner

Please join us at the Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub for a special Valentine’s Day Dinner on Friday, February 14 at 6:30 pm. Enjoy a delicious, romantic dinner with your special someone in the comfort and hospitality of the ICC’s Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub.

Included: A complimentary glass of champagne for each guest. Plus, enjoy musical accompaniment by Joe Wilson on jazz saxophone.

The 4-course dinner includes Cheesy Sausage Stuffed Portabella Mushroom for the first course; Chop Salad for the second course; Baked Stuffed Lobster Tails or Chateaubriand Seared Tenderloin for the third course; and a Chocolate Cobbler for dessert. View full menu.

Cost is $40 per person (ICC Patron) / $45 per person (non-Patron). Please note that server gratuity is not included. Reservations are required; please call 413-342-4358. Your meal choice will be needed when making your reservation.

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International Welcome Reception at Elms College

There is an International Welcome Reception at Elms College on Tuesday, January 28 from 12:15–1 pm in the Borgia Gallery (College Center, 2nd floor). Join us as we welcome our Irish Fulbright Foreign Language Teacher, Yvonne de Faoite, plus Elms College Director of International Programs, Sr. Deirdre Griffin, and International Students.

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Win a Trip to Ireland: Saint Brigid’s Day Raffle Drawing on February 1

Saint Brigid's Day Raffle

The Irish Cultural Center of Western New England is sponsoring this exciting raffle, with a first prize of a trip for two on one of the ICC’s group tours to Ireland in 2020!

The drawing will take place on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the ICC’s Trinity Pub. The event will begin at 6:00 pm, with a welcome and remarks from the raffle committee and ICC President. Irish language FLTA Yvonne de Faoite will give a brief history of St. Brigid. At 6:45 pm tickets will be drawn for first and second prizes (winner need not be present).

Additionally, all those who attend the drawing will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win one of two $100 gift certificates to the Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub (must be present to win). Dinner offering this evening will be buffet only, $25 per person.

FIRST PRIZE
An all expenses paid trip for two people on a group tour to Ireland hosted by the ICC in 2020. Winner may select group tour of choice – Early Spring, September or October. Please note that the 2020 Spring Trip in May is not available for raffle prize due to high demand. The 2021 Spring Trip will be offered as a choice to the winner of the raffle. Prize is transferable to another party.

SECOND PRIZE
A 14K Gold Saint Brigid’s Cross necklace crafted by Brian de Staic Jewellers of Dingle, Ireland. Retail value €500.

Cost is just $20 per ticket. Cash or check accepted by mail or at the ICC. For credit card orders, please call 413-333-4951 between 9 am and 5 pm or visit the ICC to purchase tickets.

Download order form.

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Last Call for Irish-born Veterans Photo Project

The ICC is putting forth a final request for pictures of Irish born veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces for a photography exhibit this spring. Please send a picture of the veteran, preferably in uniform, and a short biography to the Irish Cultural Center, 429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA 01089 or email to irishcenterwne2@gmail.com no later than January 31, 2020.

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Wild Game Pairing Dinner January 30

Whiskey Pairing

Please join us at the Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub for a special Wild Game Pairing Dinner on January 30 at 6:00 pm; dinner begins at 6:30 pm. Four courses, including Portabella Mushrooms Stuffed with Wild Boar Sausage with a Beer Cheese Sauce, Bison Flank Steak Salad Wrap, Wild Game Jambalaya, and Minced Meat Cobbler are paired with four perfectly chosen drinks to accompany the meal.

Tickets are $55 for ICC Patrons, $65 for general public. There is a special ICC Patron presale for the first 7 days – tickets for the public go on sale January 10. General public may call for reservations during this time, and will be placed on a wait list until the presale is over. Seating is limited for this special event – for tickets, please call 413-342-4358.

Download information flyer and full menu.

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Sunday Céilí Dance January 5

The ICC invites you to come and dance the afternoon away at our new Sunday Céilí! All ages and experience levels are welcome. Held on the first Sunday of the month, the Céilí will be on January 5 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm. Entry fee is $5 per person, payable at the door. Snacks will be provided, including cheese, cracker, frips, veggies and dips. For heartier fare, the Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub will be open to order sandwiches, salads, and soups. Dance instruction will be available. Featuring the New England Céilí Band (Jimmy McArdle, John Joe Martin and Jerry Murphy).

Jimmy McArdle, an original member of the Irish folk band The Bards, has performed with many well known acts such as the Wolfe Tones and the Clancy Brothers. He has also played alongside world renowned flutist James Galway at the famous Black Rose in Boston. Jimmy continues to perform in western MA, Cape Cod and throughout the Boston area. He often teams up with the area’s finest musicians, including drummer John Joe Martin from Co. Kerry and Holyoke’s accomplished accordion player Jerry Murphy.

New England Ceili Band
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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2019 from Ireland

New Year's Eve from Ireland

Please note: This event is SOLD OUT. You may call 413-342-4358 to be placed on a wait list, but there will be no guarantee for seating.

Join us at the Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub on the evening of December 31, 2019 as we ring in the New Year at 7:00 pm local time, with a live stream of the ball drop in Ireland at midnight Irish time!

Festivities start with a buffet dinner from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, including Short Ribs, Chicken Parmesan, Baked Stuffed Shrimp, Roasted Red Skinned Potatoes, Vegetable Medley, House Salad, Rolls and Butter, and Chocolate Mousse.

Plus, live music with The Blaney Brothers starting at 6:00 pm! We’ll celebrate the New Year with a champagne toast at 7:00 pm as the ball drops in Ireland.

Cost is $45 for ICC Patrons / $55 for general public. Includes buffet and champagne toast. This event is sold out. Reservations are required – please call 413-342-4358.

The Pub will be open from 3:00 – 10:00 pm.

Download the flyer for more information.

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