Due to NC being in a state of emergency we have made the decision to cancel this years St. Patrick’s Day.

Show your green for a total shamrock-lucky-iconimmersion into an Irish experience, don’t miss the St. Patrick’s Day Irish Festival at Lafayette Village in Raleigh on Saturday, March 21st from Noon to 4 pm.

Offering an entertaining, fun-fulled peek into the Irish Culture. Enjoy live music by Mike and Amy and Shanachie, food, Dance demonstrations from local Irish Dance groups, and fun for the entire family!

Be sure to stop by at the Photo Booth and have some fun with Photo Booth Phanatics.

Historic Interpretations,Inc  is be providing fun activities for the whole family.

Scriptorium: Learn to write with a quill pen, color an illuminated letter, and help teach about manuscripts and how the Irish helped to save civilization. Visitors have hands- on opportunity to create their own illuminated letter (all ages).

Brass Rubbings: Young guests can create their own brass rubbings at our crafts tent. Irish Myths & Legends: Characters from Irish mythology take some time to share legends and stories with young attendees. St. Patrick himself will even make the rounds throughout the day.

Irish Quest Scavenger Hunt: Young adventurers will journey throughout Lafayette Village to gather clues and treasure to complete the quest and earn a token and certificate!

The Tavern at the Sign of the Oak and Acorn: Visit our recreated tavern where you can learn all about pastimes in the days when iPhones and PSP’s didn’t yet exist. Games of chance and skills are taught, and outdoor historic games on the lawn are also available for family play. Here guests will also hear Irish folktales and stories. Housed in our replica 20’ x 20’ medieval pavilion.

While we can’t promise you a pot of Gold, you’ll be sure to find treasures in our Village shops!

 

 

More details to come…

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