Saturday, July 27, 2013
The fourth annual Celtic Festival will be held at The Farm on St. Mathias (7579 St. Mathias Road Brainerd, MN 56401) on Saturday July 27th, 11am - 6pm. Saint Mathias Celtic Fest was featured on Lakeland' PTV's "Northwoods Adventure" last year. Watch it!
The Farm on Saint Mathias is proud to be partnering with Finnegans - not only to bring you a great Celtic festival - but also to support the Emergency Foodshelf Network’s Harvest for the Hungry program. Buy beer from Finnegans' truck at the festival and all proceeds will be donated to the Harvest for the Hungry. Finnegans is "turning beer into food." Read more about Finnegans and their commitment to eliminate hunger.
Live entertainment on the Main Stage by The Fauxtatoes, the Gunn Slingers, Todd Menton, and Center for Irish Music student musicians - all emceed by Welsh storyteller John Dingley. Special guest is Irish crime author Erin Hart who will be speaking on fascinating Irish topics (including bog people!) and chatting casually with you in the Farm Market building. Check back for the schedule!
Traditional Celtic craft demonstrations of sheep shearing, fiber spinning, dying and weaving. Demonstrations by stonecutters, blacksmiths, metalsmiths, fiber spinners and the Blue Ox Brewers Society. Try Irish ceili dancing or just dance!
Activities for children including facepainting and a children's parade they'll love. Mr. Fun will be on hand to teach skill toys and entertain kids of all ages.Don't forget to visit the Alpacas of Whistling Wind Farm!
Featuring vendors selling Celtic clothing, soaps, music, and craft items. Vendors include: From the Ground Up Pottery, Fiber Creations by Tammy Severtson, Handcrafted soaps by Backwoods Bathing, Celtic Cottage, Reclaimation furniture, The Center for Irish Music and more. Food by our friends at Prairie Bay!
Looking forward to seeing you! Special thanks to our community partners: