Sea Isle City goes green this weekend

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Sea Isle City’s Seventh Annual Irish Weekend is Sept. 20-22, featuring live Irish music, an Irish vendor’s market, food and many Irish revelers. Shown enjoying last year’s festival are friends (from left) Janet Burns, of Marlton, Katie Lumpkin, of Langhorne, Pa., Mary Devine, of West Chester, Pa., and Marge Hanlow, of West Chester, Pa. 
 Sea Isle City’s Seventh Annual Irish Weekend is Sept. 20-22, featuring live Irish music, an Irish vendor’s market, food and many Irish revelers. Shown enjoying last year’s festival are friends (from left) Janet Burns, of Marlton, Katie Lumpkin, of Langhorne, Pa., Mary Devine, of West Chester, Pa., and Marge Hanlow, of West Chester, Pa.

SEA ISLE CITY – The city’s seventh annual Irish Weekend will take place Sept. 20-22 at the LaCosta Complex on JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue.
The yearly celebration, which is co-sponsored by LaCosta Lounge and KIX-McNutley’s, will feature live Irish music, dancing, an Irish vendor’s market, food and countless festival-goers “wearing the green.”

Irish Weekend will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, when the Irish band West of Galway takes the stage at LaCosta’s outside deck. Blackthorn will also perform on Friday between 9 a.m. and 1 a.m. at LaCosta’s main lounge.

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, the festival’s vendors market opens along JFK Boulevard (west of Landis Avenue). The market runs until 7 p.m. and will feature Irish collectibles, fashion apparel, crafts and “green” items. The market will also feature food vendors.

On Saturday, West of Galway will play from 1 to 5 p.m.; Cletus McBride from 2 to 7 p.m.; Blackthorn from 3 to 7 p.m.; Round Tower from 5 to 9 p.m.; Split Decision from 7 to 11 p.m.; and The Insiders from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

The Irish vendors market reopens at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 along JFK Boulevard. Musical entertainment will be provided by West of Galway from 4 to 8 p.m. and Blackthorn from 2 to 6 p.m.

For more information, call 609-263-3756, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com .

Singer Cletus McBride is one of many Irish musicians who will entertain festival-goers. Singer Cletus McBride is one of many Irish musicians who will entertain festival-goers.

The popular band West of Galway will be among the many performers. The popular band West of Galway will be among the many performers.

 

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