What: Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Feast at Ciro’s Tavern
When: Thursday, March 15, 6pm
Where: Ciro’s Tavern on Cherry (42 Cherry St., Woonsocket)
Museum of Work & Culture Celebrates St. Patrick’s Festivities at Ciro’s Tavern
(WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – The Museum of Work & Culture’s pre-St. Patrick’s Day party – an evening of Irish music, dance, history, and a traditional feast – will return to Ciro’s Tavern on Cherry on Thursday, March 15, at 6pm.
Music will feature great Irish sing-alongs and ballads with performances from Irish native Kieran Keating, Fr. Michael Woolley, Stephanie Mahon and friends, along with dancers from the award-winning Tir na Nog school of Irish dance.
The evening will also include a trivia game featuring questions about the history of the local Irish community.
The menu will include soda bread, potato soup, Irish shepherd's pie, a corned beef carving station, boiled cabbage, carrots, potatoes, a festive green cocktail, and dessert upstairs in Ciro's Hampton Court.
All proceeds will benefit the MoWC’s educational and public programs.
Tickets for the event are $45 and are available for purchase at the MoWC or online at http://www.shopmowc.com/. For more information, please call (401) 769-9675.
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About the Museum of Work & Culture
The interactive and educational Museum of Work & Culture shares the stories of the men, women, and children who came to find a better life in Rhode Island’s mill towns in the late 19th- and 20th centuries. It recently received a Rhode Island Monthly Best of Rhode Island Award for its SensAbilities Saturdays all-ability program.
About the Rhode Island Historical Society
Founded in 1822, the RIHS is the fourth-oldest historical society in the United States and is Rhode Island’s largest and oldest historical organization. In Providence, the RIHS owns and operates the John Brown House Museum, a designated National Historic Landmark, built in 1788; the Aldrich House, built in 1822 and used for administration and public programs; and the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center, where archival, book and image collections are housed. In Woonsocket, the RIHS manages the Museum of Work & Culture, a community museum examining the industrial history of northern Rhode Island and of the workers and settlers, especially French-Canadians, who made it one of the state’s most distinctive areas.