Irish Fest plans events in March

Mairtin de Cogain, of Rochester

March is the month of St. Patrick's Day, and wouldn't you know it, Rochester Irish Fest has three events scheduled.

The first, Irish Whiskey Tasting, is at 7:30 p.m. March 1 at Rochester Civic Theatre. Those who attend will have the opportunity to sample different kinds of whiskey. Tickets are $25, or $50 for the VIP reception (limited to 30 seats), which starts at 6:30 p.m. and includes Irish-themed hors d'oeuvres.

Also coming up:

— Irish locals on tour, with the Mairtin de Cogain Project and Raven's Fire, 7:30 p.m. March 8 at Rochester Civic Theatre. An evening of Celtic music. Tickets: $25 adults, $12 students.

—Ceili dancing with the Twin Cities Ceili Band, March 15 at Rochester Athletic Club. The evening begins with a buffet Irish meal at 7:30, followed by dancing at 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $25 adults, $12 students.


Tickets for these events are available at

Irish Fest 2014 will be held on Labor Day weekend in Rochester.

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