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Irish Balloon Festival Schedule

The St. Patrick's Balloon Festival is scheduled for March 4 and 5.

On Friday, the afternoon balloon flight begins at 4:30 p.m.   Balloons will take off from the Carl Vinson VA Center front lawn

St. Patrick's Arts and Crafts Festival Has New Location

This year the St. Patrick's Arts and Crafts Festival will be in the Southern Pines Ag & Expo Center

Festival Chairman Janie Stewart says parking will be convenient and will have plenty of room for attendees and vendors.

Stewart says the festival will be handicap and stroller accessible.

The Arts and Crafts Festival will be open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Super Saturday, March 19.

For more information, contact Gloria Screws at 478-277-5060.

St. Patrick's Festival Grand Ball Receives Makeover

What was the Grand Ball in the St. Patrick's Festival is now called the Shamrock Shindig.

That's according to Festival Chairman Janie Stewart.

Shamrock Shindig is scheduled for March 18 from 8 p.m. until midnight.

The event will be held at the Ice House in Downtown Dublin and is free to members of the Order of Shillelagh and Order of the Blarney Stone.

Others can pay attend the event for $60 per person, or $90 per couple.

Early Clover will be the entertainment.

Attire is dressy, tuxedo is optional.

Save the Date: Chamber to Celebrate 100th Birthday


SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011

7:30 p.m.


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Co-Chairs: Bob Walker and Geva Alexander


Green Bows to Benefit TLC CASA, Prepare Dublin for Festival

Green Bows to Benefit TLC CASA, Prepare Dublin for Festival

Throughout February until March 19, community members can "Green Up" for the St. Patrick's Festival.

You can purchase a green bow for $5, a double bow for $10 or a triple bow for $15.

This event is sponsored by TLC Casa.

All proceeds from the sale of green bows benefits TLC CASA and their services provided to abused and neglected children and their families.

Bows are available for purchase at the TLC CASA office located at 1347 North Jefferson Street, Dublin or by calling 478-275-8100. Delivery is available for orders of $10  or more within Dublin city limits.

For more information, contact tlccasa@bellsouth.net.

Valentine's Dance Benefits American Red Cross

Valentine's Dance Benefits American Red Cross

All proceeds will benefit the local American Red Cross.

Tickets are $10 per person.

Annual St. Patrick's Festival Hosts New Event

The 46th Annual Dublin Laurens St. Patrick's Festival will feature 39 events this year.

Chairperson Janie Stewart says that the Shamrock Invitational Band Festival is brand new this year.

The invitational will feature bands from Dublin High School, West Laurens High, East Laurens High, as well as bands from across the state.

This new addition the festival will take place March 11-12.