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September 2008 Events Calendar

Through September 7

Inroads Ireland's GO NORTH Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,299 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 1, 8

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Tuesday Soul

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront. Now in its 17th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tuesday Soul in September as follows: 9/1: Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies, 9/8: Pulse of Boston (pictured).




September 2, 9

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Wednesday Rat Pack

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront. Now in its 17th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Wednesday Rat Pack in September as follows: 9/2: Alex MacDougall Band, 9/9: Justin Beech Band, pictured.




September 3, 10

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Thursday Blues

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront and free entertainment. Now in its 17th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Thursdays Blues in September as follows: 9/3: Jeff Pitchell, 9/10: Greg Burroughs.




September 4

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Friday Movies

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront and free entertainment. Now in its 17th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: blues, Fridays: Movies. Movies begin at dusk and include the following in September: 8/4: The Quiet Man. This is the final movie in the series.





September 6-11

Emerald Heritage Presents:
The Irish Gathering

PO Box 1004, Alderney, Channel Islands GY9 3AD
USA: (free) 1 844 404 7863 | International: +44 28 9099 2447
emerald-heritage.com | gathering@emerald-heritage.com

Emerald Heritage is giving their landowners the opportunity to earn a holiday for FREE! The Gathering will take place from September 6-11, 2015. This five-day trip will allow the opportunity to visit your land, tour the ‘Game of Thrones’ film locations, find out about your Irish ancestry with professional assistance from the Ulster Historical Foundation, visit the Museum at Omagh – depicting the story of how the Irish left Ireland, and still have time to discover the beautiful Island, its enchanting landscapes, landmarks and your Irish heritage. Full details here.





September 7-14

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,299 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com | Full trip itinerary here

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 11-October 11

Huntington Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music

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

Lovers reunite, passions reignite, and new romances blossom around famous actress Desiree Armfeldt and an unforgettable cast of characters during an eventful weekend in the country. Stephen Sondheim’s most romantic and popular work features a gorgeous, sweeping score infused with humor, warmth, and the flavor of a waltz, including Sondheim’s best known song, “Send in the Clowns.”




September 12

BRT Presents:
Bohemian Quartet

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | $15 | 401 725-9272
riverfolk.org

Check back for full details.





September 14-21

Inroads Ireland's GO WEST Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,349 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

BRT Presents:
David Munnelly & Philip Masure / The Fretless

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | 401 725-9272
riverfolk.org

David Munnelly pictured.
Check back for full details.





September 21-28

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

2918 Stevens Street, Madison, WI 53705
$2,299 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com | Full trip itinerary here

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 23

The Burren Back Room Series Presents:
David Munnelly & Philip Masure / The Fretless

247 Elm Street
Davis Square, Somerville
617 776-6896 | 7:30 pm
BUY TIX | burren.com | Backroom Schedule

Philip Masure's Flemish background and David Munnelly's impeccable box style have created a dynamic duo with a new and exciting sound. Don't miss this Double bill with The Fretless (2 band members pictured). The Burren Backroom series is well established as one of the most sought-after boutique series of traditional presentations. Founded by well-known traditional musicians Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello, and hosted by Brian O’Donovan of WGBH Celtic Sojourn.




September 25
Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre Presents:
Josh Groban

270 Tremont Street, Boston
8:00 pm | $55.00 - $175.00
800.982.2787 | citicenter.org | BUY TIX

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban is launching a Fall 2015 North American tour in support of his upcoming album Stages. Broadway.com describes the album as "a sparkling collection of some of musical theater's greatest songs, giving fans of Broadway and fans of Josh Groban many reasons to rejoice". Come hear songs from the album live in Boston at the Citi Wang Theatre.




September 25

The Irish Pastoral Centre Presents:
2nd Annual IPC Spring Golf Tournament

South Shore Country Club
274 South Street, Hingham
Registration 7:00 am | Shotgun start 8:00 am | ipcboston.org
$125 per player | Sponsorship opportunities: 617 265-5300 | e-mail | Details

The entry fee of $125 includes an 18-hole round of golf, golf cart and brunch. (Brunch without golf is $40). Florida Scramble Prizes for mens and ladies competitions: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for Longest Drive as well as Closest to the Pin competitions. Since 1987, the IPC has been committed to assisting Irish immigrants to facilitate a positive transition to American life. Please consider supporting the IPC by participating in this golf outing at the South Shore Country Club or call directly if you are unable to attend but would like to contribute.




September 25-27
Discover Newport Presents:
Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

The Elms, Rosecliff & Marble House
Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI
newportmansions.org | discovernewport.org

Held in one of the most spectacular settings in America, this remarkable weekend experience features hundreds of wines from around the world, fabulous food, cooking demonstrations by nationally-renowned chefs, live and silent auctions and a gala celebration. Special guests include Jacques Pepin and Claudine Pepin.




September 26

BRT Presents: The Bee Eaters

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
8:00 pm | 401 725-9272
riverfolk.org

A groundbreaking fiddle/cello/hammer dulcimer trio featuring brother-sister duo Tristan and Tashina Clarridge joined by hammer dulcimer wizard Simon Chrisman.





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