Monday, March 4, 2013

BCHS to Host St. Patrick's Gala, March 14

The Bradford County Historical Society is pleased to announce the return of Saint Patrick’s Gala. The event will be held at the museum located at 109 Pine Street in Towanda on Thursday March 14, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
This popular event sponsored by the Historical Society each year will include the traditional menu of Potato Soup, Corned Beef Sandwiches, the Historical Societies famous horseradish and of course crème de menthe chocolate squares to top it all off. Irish libations will also be available.
This year local Bag Pipe Player Rory Sweeney will be on hand to entertain the crowd and the player piano in the great room of the museum is filled with Irish tunes that will play continually during the event.
The historical Society will be offering raffle tickets on a green lottery board that will have one hundred dollars in lottery tickets placed upon it. Tickets for the Gala are available from any board member and can also be purchased on the Historical Societies website Tickets are $15.00.
The Saint Patrick’s Gala is a great place to start off the Saint Patrick’s Day weekend. There will be story boards with lots of local Irish History on display along with the two Stations of the Cross that survived from Saint Patrick’s Church in Barclay.
For more information please call the museum (570) 265-2240. The Bradford County Historical Society is a recipient agency of the Bradford County United Way.