March 7 deadline for Irish Pub Night at Mendelssohn

Staff Report

Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center will host an Irish Pub Night from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, March 9. The event will be inside Emerson Auditorium, 420 N. Church St., Rockford.

Irish Pub Night will feature the music of Joe Cullen and his Irish Band; “A Taste of Ireland” from Murphy’s Pub & Grill between 7 and 8:30 p.m.; and Andy Capp’s hot fries/Irish crisps and pretzels from 8:30 to 10 p.m.

A cash bar with beer, wine and soft drinks will be available throughout the evening. A 50/50 drawing will also be held.

Tickets are $25 per person, and reservations are required by March 7. Call (815) 964-9713 for more details or for reservations.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center.

From the Feb. 29-March 6, 2012, issue