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The 30th Annual
Sonora Celtic Faire
March 11th, 12th & 13th 2016

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Modesto: Barker's Music Inc, 3125 McHenry Ave. Suite F. (209 526-0347)

Merced: Gottschalks Music Center, 355 W Main St. (209 723-3337)

Manteca: Legend Music, 255 W Louise Ave. (209 239-2600)

Angels Camp: The Aeolian Harp, 1248 South Main St.
(209-736-0210)

Jackson: The Celtic Knot, 28 Main St.
(209-223-5830)
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Sonora: Mountain Bookshop, Junction Shopping Center
(209-532-6117)
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Sonora: T.C.V.B, 542 West. Stockton St. (209 533-4420)

Where?
At the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, CA.














When?
Friday, March 11th, 9am-3pm,
Saturday, March 12th, 10am - 10:00pm
Sunday, March 13th, 10am - 6:00pm

How Much?
Friday March 11th, (9am- 3pm) tickets are $8 for student with student I.D or for Adult $12.gate
Saturday March 12th, (10am -10pm), tickets are $ 25.advance/ $30.gate Senior And Military $27 at the Gate.
Sunday March 12th, (10am-6pm), tickets are $20.advance/ $25.gate Senior And Military $22 at the Gate.
For children's tickets (ages 6-12) are $10.00 at the gate
(5 and under are free).
A special Friday Night Kick-Off Party, which starts at 7pm, will feature many Celtic
bands and dancers at the festivals large pub tavern, cost $15

The Everything Ticket Pass will be offered for all events, all three days for only $60.
Please Contact us For a Sponsorship Packet
This is a great opportunity for your company to receive exposure and help support a worthy event with a cause.
Patrick Karnahan

Owner,
Producer, Music Coordinator, The Big Kahuna,
Patrick Karnahan founded the Celtic Faire in 1986 and started the first faire in 1987
[send Patrick an email]

















Tucker Green
Security Coordinator


Gary O-L Britt Jr.

General Manager, logistics, Operations, On-site Design, and Webmaster.
[send Gary an email]
















Seamus O'More
Clan Coordinator
[send Seamus an email]

Richard Holden
Volunteer Coordinator
[send Richard an email]

Lissa (Dixon) Britt

Faire Manager Human Resources Coordination and Correspondence.
[send Lissa an email]















Gene & Tina Anderson
Guild Coordinators
[send Gene an email]

Shanna Weber
Operations Leader


About Our Managment Team
Lodging and Sponsors
The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau can help answer your questions about lodging and the Sonora area. Our lodging sponsors in the past have generously helped us with lodging for our bands and acts. Supporters help us keep our ticket prices low which is good for you - so show your support and use their services!

Thanks DBI Beverage INC,
Black Oak Casino, and the TCVB for your 2016 support!
PRESS RELEASE 2016- NOTHING LIKE IT ANYWHERE!
On March 11th-13th, at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, the big Sonora Celtic Faire returns!
Celebrating 30 Years of cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, and Wales in Sonora,CA!

WHAT:
*This year the faire will present 4 stages of Celtic Music featuring: Celtica, Tempest, Wicked Tinkers, Brick top Blaggers, Stand Easy, Black Irish Band, Cooking with Turf, Golden Bough, Pub Crawl and many more...

*Jousting on horseback and a large armor foot combat tournament, featuring over 30 competitors.
* Celtic living history area featuring over 800 costume performers acted out 2000 years of Celtic History!
*100 + Celtic vendors, craftsman, and artisans showing they wares.
*Scottish Highland Competition Games and Scottish Bagpipe Bands, Celtic Clans, Irish dogs and more....
*Irish step Dancers and Scottish highland dancers.
*Traditional foods, Whiskies, and Ale.
*Jugglers, Magicians, fire-eaters, and a fire breathing dragon.
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Your day to get your Celt out!
Family Fun!
Got KILT!
Party like the Irish for a day!
Call For Celtic Faire Discount 209-533-4971
AT Wal-MART Sonora
First Annual Sonora Celtic Faire Kitchen Piping Competition

Located at the Teeling Irish Whiskey Stage

Information Rules and Awards

1) Open to men & women of all ages and performance levels

2) Type: Open Class, solo kitchen style bag piping

3) Dress: Formal Scottish regimental attire required (No jeans or t-Shirts)

4) Scoring: based on pure entertainment value as deemed by judges and audiences

5) Competition times: Saturday/ (2pm) & (5pm) time slots combined for judging
Sunday (2pm) (awards given each day)

6) Length of performance time: 10-minutes only (over 10-minutes will disqualify)

7) Registration: Competitors must sign up by 1pm each day with stage MC

8) Signups: Only 6 competitors per 1 hour set, 12 total available slots for Saturday.
On Sunday: 6 slots available (first signups will compete until slots are full)

8) Awards: 1st place winner receives a money purse and a bottle of Teeling Irish Whiskey
2nd, and 3rd place winners receive prizes and gifts from Teeling Irish Whiskey

9) Judges: John Allan (Stand Easy) David Brewer (Molly's Revenge)