Celtic Lands Culture Fest 2014

Arts and Entertainment

March 13, 2014

From: Cincinnati Museum Center

The 15th annual Celtic Lands Culture Fest offers an array of folklore and art from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Marvel at the fast and fancy footwork of traditional Celtic dancers, listen to Celtic folk tales told by skilled storytellers, enjoy music by local Celtic musicians and shop the vendors' booths for authentic wares and baked goods.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, March 15, 2014

10 a.m. to 5 p.m: Celtic Lands Marketplace - Rotunda

Buy handmade home décor, jewelry and more at our bustling marketplace filled with original goods.

Noon to 4 p.m: Who were the Celts? - Private Dining Rooms

Woad or no woad? These are just some of the questions you will encounter on your journey to understand just who the Celtic people were.

Noon to 4 p.m: Highland Athletic Games - Private Dining Rooms

Bring the whole family for some awesome fun with Museum staff as you play traditional Celtic games and earn your Passport stamp in the process.

Noon: Celtic Stories with Carol Marie Stork - Private Dining Rooms

Storytelling is an art. Join us to hear enchanting stories from Celtic mythology.

12:30 p.m: Riley School of Irish Music - Duke Energy Children's Museum

Join us as we celebrate the unique sounds of Irish music!

12:30 p.m: Dance Presentation: Ohio Valley Scottish Society - Rotunda

1 p.m: Diana & Shakespeare - Reakirt Auditorium

Join professional actors from the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in a conversation and performance inspired by Diana, Princess of Wales. Audiences will engage with the actors as they explore themes of British history and strong female characters represented in William Shakespeare's work. $10 Members, $15 non-Members. Buy tickets

1:30 p.m: Workshop: Harp for Beginners - Private Dining Rooms

What's the difference between a Harper and a Harpist? The answer might surprise you. Join our workshop to learn more.

2 p.m: Dance Presentation: Cincinnati Highland Dancers - Rotunda

2:30 p.m: Scotland the Brave: a Brief History of Bagpipes - Private Dining Rooms

Join Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums Captain Robert Reid to learn more about piping and drums (chanters available).

3 p.m: Dance Presentation: Celtic Rhythm Dancers - Rotunda

3 p.m: Emerald Isle: Discover why they call Ireland the Emerald Isle by creating a monochromatic mixed media collage - Duke Energy Children's Museum

3:30 p.m: Workshop: Celtic Dance Party - Rotunda

Impressed by all the dances you saw? Join Celtic Rhythm Dancers for a basic rhythm and movement workshop.

3:30 p.m: Cincinnati Highland Dancers - Duke Energy Children's Museum

Scottish dancing at its best! Enjoy this special performance by the Highland Dancers.
 
4 p.m: McGing Irish Dancers - Reakirt Auditorium

Sunday, March 16, 2014

11 a.m. to 6 p.m: Celtic Lands Marketplace - Rotunda

Buy handmade home décor, English pastries, jewelry and more at our bustling marketplace filled with artisan goods.

Noon - 4 p.m: Who were the Celts - Private Dining Rooms

Woad or no woad? These are just some of the questions you will encounter on your journey to understand just who the Celtic people were.

Noon: Music Presentation: Riley School - Rotunda

Enjoy the sweet harmonies of traditional Irish Music.

1 p.m: Music Presentation: Dark Moll - Reakirt Auditorium

1 p.m: Riley School of Irish Music - Duke Energy Children's Museum

Join us as we celebrate the unique sounds of Irish music!

1:30 p.m: Workshop: Harp for beginners - Private Dining Rooms

What's the difference between a harper and a harpist? The answer might surprise you. Join our workshop to learn more.

2 p.m: Dance Presentation: Cincinnati Highland Dancers - Rotunda

2 p.m: Riley School of Irish Music - Duke Energy Children's Museum

Join us as we celebrate the unique sounds of Irish music!

2 p.m: Illuminated Letters - Duke Energy Children's Museum

The Celts are known for their books of beautiful and ornate letters.Now it's your turn to illuminate a letter of your own!

3 p.m: Dance Presentation: Celtic Rhythm Dancers - Rotunda

3 p.m: Cincinnati Highland Dancers - Duke Energy Children's Museum

Scottish dancing at its best! Enjoy this special performance by the Highland Dancers.

3 p.m: Emerald Isle - Duke Energy Children's Museum

Discover why they call Ireland the Emerald Isle by creating a monochromatic mixed media collage.

3:30 p.m: Workshop: Celtic Dance Party - Rotunda

4:30 p.m: Music Presentation: Silver Arm - Rotunda

Fest Date: March 15 - 16, 2014

Location: Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203