Friday, 16th Sept, 2011
The 39th Annual NC Ancient Order of Hibernians Irish Feis and Festival will be held at Molloy College, Rockville Centre [this Sunday, September 17th].
The Feis (pronounced Fesh – an Irish word for dancing competition) and Festival will include a lineup of competitive events, including dancing competitions on all levels, pipe and drum band events, and singing, music, Irish art and soda bread contests.
There will be food, drinks, an Irish village of vendors and games for the young children. A Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Musical guests will be the Irish band, the Sporting Paddies. Admission is $10 adults; children under 16 will be admitted free. This year, the Feis will honor its longtime chairman, Edward F. Friel, who retired from heading up the event after the 2009 Feis.