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Virginia Ballroom 300 Senior Drive, Abingdon, VA
The first annual St. Paddy’s Day Celebration at the Virginia Ballroom will be held this Saturday in Historic Abingdon. The event will feature live music & dancing and a traditional Irish buffet prepared by Virginia Ballroom Chef Joe Lewellin. Green beer will also be available for sale. The first 100 guests will receive party favors. Doors open at 6 pm. At 6:30, SANDRA PARKER will sing and play traditional Irish ballads on Celtic Harp. At 7:30, VINNY RINGROSE & FRIENDS take to the stage - and you take to the dance floor! - for two hours filled with rousing renditions of Irish tunes, from jigs to reels to heart-wrenching ballads. Don't forget your dancing shoes!!! Traditional Irish dinner buffet, available from 6 to 7:30 p.m.m will feature Corned Beef & Cabbage (accompanied by red potatoes & carrots), Shepherd's Pie, Cock-a-Leekie Soup, Traditional Irish Salad (boiled eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, watercress & sliced beets with special dressing), Soda Bread & Butter, and Bailey's Irish Creme Cake. Tea (sweet, unsweet), water and coffee (regular & decaf) will also be available. Cost is $25 per person, $45 per couple. GREEN BEER (of course!) will be available for sale at an additional charge. This event is presented by the Virginia Ballroom, located at 300 Senior Drive in Historic Abingdon, Va., and is sponsored, in part, by The Rotary Club of Washington County, Virginia. For information or tickets, call 276.628.5859. Please join us as a new Abingdon tradition begins… ST. PADDY'S DAY AT THE VIRGINIA BALLROOM.