Welsh Society St. David's Day Celebration March 1

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Event Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Price: 
$50
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The Sarasota Welsh Society will hold its 34th annual St. David’s Day celebration banquet on March 1 at Laurel Oak Country Club, Sarasota.  Social hour begins at 5:30, dinner at 6:30 followed by singing and program.  Guest speaker will be Welsh-Canadian author, Barrie Doyle, on the “Mystery of Prince Madoc” who according to Welsh tradition sailed to America in 1170, long before Columbus.  Some early settlers and missionaries reported Native tribes who could understand Welsh, and whose language included Welsh words and accent. Thomas Jefferson, himself of Welsh ancestry, believed the story and instructed Welsh explorers Lewis and Clark to seek out the Welsh Indians and Welsh stone structures on their journeys West.

All with Welsh heritage and interest in Wales, its legends and music, are welcome.  For Information, reservation form, cost and menu choices : www.sarasotawelsh.com941-349-6069 orsarasotawelsh@yahoo.com

Locations: 
Laurel Oak Country Club
2700 Gary Player Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34240
United States

Presenting Organization

Presenting Name: 
Sarasota Welsh Society
Presenting Phone: 
941-349-6069
Presenting Email: 
sarasotawelsh@yahoo.com
Additional: 

Check for $50 with choice of entree (beef, fish, vegetarian) to SARASOTA WELSH SOCIETY

to Treasurer, Pam Edmunds, 844 Bird Bay Way, Venice, FL 34285