Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A Celtic Celebration: Songs and Stories for the Season



“A Celtic Celebration: Songs and Stories for the Season” given by Storyteller Davis Bates at the Bridgewater Public Library on Tuesday, March 12th at 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the arrival of spring with a performance for adults, teens and tweens. The program will involve the audience in a variety of cultural traditions. It will include traditional songs and tales from Ireland and other Celtic cultures, sea songs & chanteys, ghost stories and family tales. There will also be plenty of sing-alongs, a short lesson in how to play the spoons, and an appearance by an Irish dancing wooden dog.

Davis Bates has been telling stories for over forty years. His recording of Family Stories won a Parent’s Choice Gold Award and was named one of the year’s best Audio Recordings by Booklist Magazine.

The performance is funded by a grant from the Bridgewater Cultural Council. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgewater Public Library, is free and open to the public.

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