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September 2008 Events Calendar

Current Special Exhibit
"In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy the White House Years" Exhibit

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
9 am - 5 pm | $12 | $10 for seniors over 62 & students
$9 for children 13-17 | Free for children 12 and under
1 866 JFK-1960 | 617-514-1600 | jfklibrary.org | Exhibit details

This special 50th anniversary exhibit presents treasures from the ceremonial events building up to the inaugural -- JFK’s farewell to his home state of Massachusetts; his arrival in Washington at an inaugural eve gala -- and from the inaugural ceremony itself.





September 1-8

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,099 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com | Reservations | Itinerary

For an authentic Irish experience, travel with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track in small groups (max of 14 people) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week mini-coach tour takes you to the very best of southern Ireland where you’ll discover ancient monastic settlements with intricately carved Celtic crosses, round towers, and the Cliffs of Moher. Explore centuries old castles & experience a mystifying solar alignment within a tranquil stone circle. Enjoy a traditional Irish music session while relaxing in a cozy pub. Stay in small towns like Baltimore, Kenmare, and Dingle in locally owned guesthouses and help support local economies. You’ll walk the land, capture the spirit, and have Ireland forever in your heart. This is Ireland done right!




September 5 - October 5

Huntington Presents: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Huntington Theatre Company
Avenue of the Arts
BU Theatre: 264 Huntington Avenue, Boston
617 266-0800 | huntingtontheatre.org

Joanna surprises her liberal, white parents when she brings home John, her African-American fiancé, to meet them. Both sets of parents must confront their own unexpected reactions and concerns for their children as their beliefs are put to the test. Set in the 1960s, this funny and poignant new stage adaptation offers a fresh interpretation of the beloved Academy Award-winning film.




September TBD

Canal Diggers 5 K Roadrace &
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Worcester Hibernian Centre
19 Temple Street, Worcester
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
socialweb.net/Events

The annual road, starting at 9 a.m., raises money for good local causes.  After the race, from noon to 4:00 p.m., the Hibernian Centre celebrates its halfway to St. Patrick’s Day with music and dancing.




September 6-14

Québec International Sacred Music Festival

Various locations in Quebec
Many events are FREE
1-866-525-9777 | imsq.ca | quebecregion.com

The 18th edition of this sacred music festival will be held from September 6-14, 2014. From 2012, Canada's star countertenor Daniel Taylor will develop the artistic vision of festival and will be the spokesperson. Feel the power of sacred music through its ability to inspire both serenity and exaltation, a characteristic that transcends the music's country or faith of origin. Eight major concerts performed by leading musicians will be held at different suitable venues. Tickets and passes can be obtained as of June. During the daytime Preludes, the public can enjoy a number of activities at little or no cost (exhibits, seminars and concerts with commentary).





September 8-15

Inroads Ireland's GO NORTH Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,049 per person | 1-888-220-7711
InroadsIreland.com | Full trip itinerary here

Come along with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track as we travel in small groups (14 or less) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week bus tour takes you to beautiful northern Ireland including Counties Antrim, Donegal, Mayo, and more. The north of Ireland is a place of exceptional beauty full of great idealists, literary greats, and a causeway built by a giant! Get the inside scoop on Belfast from a cabbie as he drives you behind the scenes through Protestant and Catholic communities. Walk atop the ancient city walls of Derry and go to Ireland’s most northerly point – Malin Head. Stay in small towns in locally owned guesthouses and hotels where an excellent traditional music session is just around the corner in a cozy pub. All this and more in the beautiful north of Ireland. Come along, we’d love to travel with you!




September 13

Antrim Home & Harvest Festival

Ivy Leaf, Traditional Irish Music
Antrim Town Hall
66 Main Street, Antrim, NH
visitnh.gov

Check back for full details.
Coming soon!





September 15-22

Inroads Ireland's GO WEST Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$1,639 per person | 1-888-220-7711
InroadsIreland.com | Full trip itinerary here

Trace a path through the amazing west of Ireland. Savor Connemara's Twelve Bens (peaks) and uncover the castles of pirate clans. Marvel at Achill Island's Atlantic coastline and secluded beaches. Visit Counties Mayo, Galway, and Sligo. In the Georgian town of Birr, find its great telescope, once largest in the world at the Birr Castle. Unearth Irish revivalists who saved much of Ireland's traditions. Traverse drumlins to a passage tomb - perhaps the oldest celestial calendar.




September 19-21

NH Highland Games

Loon Mountain
Lincoln, NH
603 229-1975 | nhscot.org

Join the largest gathering of Scottish musicians, dancers, pipers, athletes and cultural artisans in the northeast with over 60 Scottish clans and societies gather each year to celebrate their heritage.  Music, games, bagpipe bands and fiddle competitions.




September 20

Tom Lanigan Band

Hibernian Cultural Centre
19 Temple Street
Worcester
Fiddlersgreenworcester.com

Check back for full details.
Coming soon!





September 22-29

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,099 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com | Reservations | Itinerary

For an authentic Irish experience, travel with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track in small groups (max of 14 people) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week mini-coach tour takes you to the very best of southern Ireland where you’ll discover ancient monastic settlements with intricately carved Celtic crosses, round towers, and the Cliffs of Moher. Explore centuries old castles & experience a mystifying solar alignment within a tranquil stone circle. Enjoy a traditional Irish music session while relaxing in a cozy pub. Stay in small towns like Baltimore, Kenmare, and Dingle in locally owned guesthouses and help support local economies. You’ll walk the land, capture the spirit, and have Ireland forever in your heart. This is Ireland done right!





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