Irish Dancers

Irish Celebrations

2021 Irish Celebration and Day of Dance Events

St. Patrick’s Day 2021 is the 31st year of partnership between Landmark Center and the Irish Music and Dance Association (IMDA). This year, the celebrations will again be mostly virtual due to COVID-19.

Welcome to a Day of Irish Dance! (March 14, 2021)

Welcome to a Virtual Day of Irish Dance!

Day of Dance Special LIVE CONCERT: March 14 at 2pm

Courtesy of Landmark Center and the Irish Music & Dance Association!

A special Irish edition of Music from the Porch, with Todd Menton. This live concert will take place outdoors on Landmark Center’s Market Street porch. It is the only in-person Irish celebration event of the day. COVID-19 protocols will be in place (face masks, social distancing), and the concert will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in-person. Bring your own lawnchair!

CLICK HERE to see the concert LIVE!

March 14, all day – Sundays at Landmark: Virtual Day of Irish Dance – Find all things Irish dance, right here on Landmark Center’s Irish Celebrations webpage starting at 11 a.m. It will remain available until April 14.

Virtual St. Patrick’s Day Irish CelebrationMarch 17, 2021

Judy Brooks, Director of Community Programs for Landmark Center

Get ready for a full day of all-things Irish! Enjoy three sets of entertainment – 8:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 5:30 pm. So grab your coffee, tune in to the IMDA’s Website, IMDA’s YouTube Channel or the IMDA Facebook Page and join in for a full day of wonderful entertainment featuring local talented musicians, dancers and actors.

Full schedule of performances

For the wee ones!

In addition to the three sets of Irish entertainment, IMDA has some very special entertainment planned for our littlest audience members. A special “Children’s Set,” will be available all day long – on-demand on the IMDA’s Website, IMDA’s YouTube Channel or the IMDA Facebook Page. These interactive offerings, are designed to have the wee ones up on their feet and singing and dancing!

Celtic Cuties. Join instructor Alisa to learn Celtic Cuties rhymes, finger plays, and songs. This is a great way to introduce the little ones to Irish music and movement. This is a sample of the classes offered for little ones 0 to 4 through the Center for Irish Music.  
 
Music and Dance with Danielle Enblom (dancer, fiddler and ethnochoreologist).  Danielle has taught, performed, and studied with artists and via institutions around the world.  Kids will love getting up on their feet to learn some new songs and dances. 
 
Celtic Music Party with Laura MacKenzie and Ross Sutter.  An interactive session inviting kids 5 – 12 to experience musical performances, get involved through creative activities and movement, and learn about the people, cultures, and sounds behind the music. Kids are encouraged to make their own pizza box bodhran (drum) beforehand and play along.  This presentation is one of the KidsJam workshops offered by the Schubert Club.
 
We know that if the kids like something, they enjoy seeing it again.  So these performances will be available on-demand, all day.  So tune in whenever you have some time.