Canadian Celtic Arts Association

Events 2017

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Last updated September 19, 2017

September 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Irish Set Dancing Class

Emerald Isle Seniors Society

2454 Danforth Ave. (at Main), Toronto ON

children: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm; adults 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Beginning September 13.

For more information email Maureen O'Leary

Monday, September 18, 2017   Irish Set Dancing Class

  Irish Supporters Club.

  4120 Ridgeway Dr., Unit 39

  Mississauga ON

  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

   beginning September 18

   For further information email Maureen O'Leary

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Irish Set Dancing Class

Corktown Pub

175 Young St., Hamilton 

Every second Tuesday beginning September 19

For more information contact Ann Gorman-McKinney 

905-549-9867 or email     

Monday, September 25, 2017 Irish Language Classes
Carr Hall, Room 107
100 St. Joseph Street
Toronto ON 

Instructor: Éilis Keegan

6 pm - 7 pm Beginners
7 pm - 8 pm Intermediate / Advanced
$100 for 8 classes
free to U of T students with valid student card
(cash or cheques made payable to "Celtic Conference")

No class on October 9 (Thanksgiving)
or November 6 (Reading Week)

To register, email

September 21 - October 7, 2017 The Veil by Conor McPherson

directed by Maureen Lukie

Alumnae Theatre

70, Berkeley Street, Toronto ON

Toronto Irish Players 

8 pm

for tickets see


The author of ‘Shining City’ and ‘The Weir’, Conor McPherson has been called ‘the finest dramatist of his generation’. 1822, rural Ireland: The defrocked Reverend Berkeley arrives to escort 17 year-old Hannah to England where she is to be married to an English marquis to save her mother from the debts of their country manor.  Finding Hannah and the house haunted by voices and psychic currents, the Reverend proposes a séance with catastrophic consequences

September 30 - October 8, 2017 Celtic Harmonies International 

Eastern Townships, Québec 

(Knowlton/Lac-Brome, Waterloo, Bromont & Mansonville)

Festival pass: $278 (includes 11 concerts and all workshops

For individual concert & workshop prices see

Early bird prices until September 20

9 days of Music and Dance, Concerts, Workshops and Sessions

Musicians from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, the USA, Canada’s East Coast, and Québec, including Niamh Parsons, Nua, Richard Wood, Linda Morrison, La Belle Èquipe

Workshops for fiddle, pipes, button accordion, bodhran, stepdancing, Irish singing and more.

See for full programme and to order tickets.

October 2017

First week of October Irish Set Dancing Class

Whitby ON

Time and place TBA

For more information email Maureen O'Leary

Saturday, October 7, 2017 Emmet Cahill’s Ireland: Celtic Songs and Tales

St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church

47 Reynolds Street, Oakville, ON

8:00 pm

Tickets $30 USD - $45 USD


Award-winning Irish tenor and Celtic Thunder lead singer Emmet Cahill makes his Canadian solo tour debut in October, covering 7 cities. He’ll perform selections from his #1 World Music album, “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland,” as well as Broadway favourites, movie hits, folk classics and well-loved hymns. For more information about Emmet and the tour, visit

Saturday, October 21, 2017 Friendship Dinner featuring

Séan McCann (Great Big Sea)

Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, 

110 Doon Road, 

Kitchener ON

5:00 pm - Cider Reception

5:45 pm - Dinner

Tickets:  $75 per person / $525 table of 8

Proceeds to benefit House of Friendship's service 

to those in need.

For more information, please email