Preserve, cultivate and celebrate the rich Irish heritage along the Mississippi River by delving into authentic dishes, listening to live music and watching Irish dancers perform. All proceeds go to the Minnesota Irish cultural community and the supporting new immigrant groups through the help of the Legacy Fund.
Arts & Performance
The Lowertown Sounds concert series wraps up with a month of indie rock. The Killer-esque three-piece The Shackletons play on the eighth, Porcupine rocks darker and fuzzier on the 15th and the notoriously energetic The Melismatics play the 22nd.
Nigerian-born guitarist and singer Carolyne Naomi’s music draws inspiration from many styles both African and American, but it’s consistently soulful, upbeat and hopeful. There’s no better soundtrack to the last month of summer.
The Delphia Cello Quartet formed in 2017 has a repertoire of everything from classical to pop. At Icehouse they’ll perform “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1” by the great modern Brazilian classical composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, plus some of their own arrangements.
Matilda is a joyous girl power romp!
If you haven’t yet seen the classic play, this is the adaptation to see! Cheer for Cyrano! Yearn with him! Gasp at the sword fights! Catch a glimpse of pantaloons, swirling tapestry skirts, and men in tights and pirate shirts! “Cyrano is a wonderful play, full of sunshine and sadness," said one critic, while another summed up with, "Excellent, stirring, affecting." The wonderfully theatrical elements of Rostand's original classic are all here, yet this English version, by one of England's leading playwrights, gives a modern bite to the play.
The electrifying musical adaptation of Mel Brooks' monstrously funny film: It's alive! will leave you in stitches. Every bit as relevant to audience members who will remember the original as it will be to newcomers, Young Frankenstein has all the of panache of the screen sensation with a little extra theatrical flair added.
A magical musical adaptation of Ludwig Bemelman’s beloved classic children's tale: “In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines." So begins this delightful story of Madeline's Christmas! A festive treat for parents and children alike.
The sequel to WCT’s sold-out hit show, Junie B. Jones, The Musical! A hilarious and heartfelt tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park: Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. And guess what? There's a new boy in kindergarten and he is the handsomest.
Woodbury Days is a 3-day community celebration full of family-friendly activities including a carnival, parade, live music and fireworks.