All eyes will be smiling when the historic shopping district of Long Grove presents Irish Days, a celebration of Irish culture, music, food and drink. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 3- Monday September 5th, 11am-7:30pm Saturday 10am-7:30pm Sunday 11am-6pm on Monday. Admission and parking in municipal lots are free. There will be a Gaelic Tent in Fountain Square to promote awareness of the Irish language and genealogy, and ongoing entertainment by top Chicago area Irish musicians, singers and dancers. Featured performers include Rory Makem, The Shannon Rovers Bagpipe Band, The Dooley Brothers, The McNulty Irish Dancers, Gavin Coyle, The Chancey Brothers, Joe Cullen, and the Larkin Brothers Representatives from the Irish American Heritage center will also be on hand to discuss Irish cultural opportunities on the Northwest side of Chicago. Another favorite sight at Irish days will be the Irish Dog Competition. All dogs are Irish at Irish Days! Any dog can enter at the Dog Competition area by the Long Grove Information Center. Each day, a panel of Children judges will choose a King, Queen, Prince and Princess.
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