Community Ceili

Foley Irish Culture Community Ceili Fundraiser

Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, dance, and community at the First Annual Foley Community Ceili Fundraiser! This family-friendly event welcomes individuals of all ages, promising a night filled with joy and Irish culture at South Lakes High School in Reston, VA. No dance experience? No problem! Our event is designed to ensure everyone can join in the fun, whether you’re stepping onto the dance floor for the first time or have been enjoying Ceili dancing for years. Highlight of the evening includes a special performance by the talented Foley Academy Dancers, showcasing their skills and passion for Irish dance. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate with us; bring your whole family for a night to remember at the Foley Community Ceili Fundraiser!

The Foley Community Ceili is organized and sponsored by Foley FRIENDS, a 501(c)(3) organization formed to support the dances and families of the Foley Academy of Irish Dance (FAID) in preserving and sharing Irish traditions, culture, and heritage within our community. The proceeds from this event are used to defray the expenses of the biennial Foley Academy Recital. Tax ID 83-4497721

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What: Kick off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with an evening of dancing, Irish music, silent auction and refreshments for the whole family! Foley dancers will teach attendees how to dance a Ceili (a group dance, pronounced “kay-lee”) after starting the evening with a performance of their own. No dance experience required! 
Host: Foley FRIENDS, a 501c(3) formed to support the dancers and families of Foley Academy of Irish Dance.
Date/Time: Saturday, March 2nd, 4:00-7:00pm
Location: South Lakes High School 
TicketsEventbrite tickets (Foley dancers are free and receive 2 complimentary tickets – LOG IN ABOVE for eventbrite promo code.


Help spread the word: We are seeking attendees, donations, and corporate sponsors. Attached are flyers to share in-person and virtually with your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers! 
VolunteerStudents needing service hours? This is for you! Bakers? Donate to the bake sale! Check out the Sign Up Genius (LOG IN ABOVE) for opportunities to help run the event.