Calendar of Events
NINNAU & Y Drych provides a comprehensive calendar of Welsh events in the United States and Canada, as well as special events in Wales and elsewhere which are of interest to the North American Welsh.
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Due to concerns related to COVID-19, many events have been cancelled or moved online. Although every effort is made to ensure accuracy, we have not been able to confirm all events, so please check with local organizers for latest status. For your health and safety, please follow recommendations from local authorities when deciding whether or not to attend an event.
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July (Tuesdays) - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Welsh Conversation-on-Zoom at 5:30pm. Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
July 8-10 and July 15-17 - Cymdeithas Madog Cwrs Haul ar Fryn (Virtual Course), online Welsh language course. Three days of online classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced. Plus a midweek program and virtual eisteddfod. $75 for one weekend; $135 for both. Info: speakwelsh.org
July 16 - Welsh Society of Central Ohio Summer Picnic, Radnor Community Center. Details TBA. Info: welshsocietyofcentralohio.org
July 17 - Eldorado Picnic Parade with Peniel Welsh Chapel float, 11:00 am. Picnic follows. Info: eldoradocommunitypicnic.org
July 17-24 - Welsh Heritage Week at Edgewood College. Fun-filled week of Welsh language classes, singing, folk music & dance, session band for all instruments, harp lessons, and more. Registration ends June 28. Info: welshheritageweek.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
July 23 Ė Peniel Saturday: Cowboy Church with Joe Corbin and Monty Berger, 6:00pm, Peniel Welsh Chapel, W9644 Zoar Rd. Info: wggaw.org/peniel
Wild Rose, WI
July 24 - Wild Rose Gymanfa Ganu, 2:00pm, Wild Rose Presbyterian Church, 501 Jackson St. Director Ann Lemmenes with Tom White, accompanist. Info: http://wggaw.org
July 30-August 6 - National Eisteddfod of Wales. Info: eisteddfod.wales
July 30-August 6 - National Eisteddfod of Wales. Info: eisteddfod.wales
Fond du Lac, WI
August Ė Month-long Welsh Display by the Fond du Lac Historical Society at Galloway House and Village, 336 Old Pioneer Rd. Info: fdlhistory.com
August (Tuesdays) - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Welsh Conversation-on-Zoom at 5:30pm. Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
August 6 - St. David's Society of Minnesota Well-Read Dragons Book Group, 11:30am-1:00pm. Discussion: "Salt," by Catrin Kean. Info: stdavidsofmn.org
August 13 - Village of Wales, Wisconsin, 100 Year Celebration, 5:00-10:00pm, Wales Community Park, 500 S Brandybrook Rd. Food, beer garden, music, fireworks & more. Info: villageofwales.gov
Kansas City, MO
August 19-21 - KC Ethnic Enrichment Festival 2022, Swope Park, 3999 E Meyer Blvd. Info: eeckc.org to obtain tickets.
August 24 Ė Ripon Historical Society presentation on the Welsh of Ripon, 1:00pm, 508 Watson St. Tours of Ripon and Garden of the Cross Cemetery. Info: riponhistory.org
Oshkosh area, WI
August 25-28 Ė Peniel Welsh Chapel celebrates 100th Anniversary of its Gymanfa Ganu. Events include presentations on Welsh history and cooking, tours, pub night and noson lawen, celtic concert. Sunday events (Aug 28) include worship service, and two gymanfa ganu sessions at 2:30 & 6:00 pm with Trefor Williams conducting with Tom White, reed organist, and Sarah Conrad, pianist. Peniel Welsh Chapel, W9644 Zoar Rd, Oshkosh. Several meals and buffet available for a fee. Detailed info & RSVP: wggaw.org/peniel
August 26 - TENTATIVE Ė Morgan House tour & displays on Oshkosh Welsh at Winnebago Historical and Archaeological Society, 234 Church Ave. Info: winnebagocountyhistoricalsociety.org
September 1-4 - The North American Festival of Wales, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia City Center, 237 S. Broad St. Enjoy four days of Welsh music, culture, seminars, tours, and much more. Highlights include the Saturday Grand Concert featuring Eschoir; Welsh tenor Dafydd Jones; Cinema from Wales; a special theatre production; and the 90th National Gymanfa Ganu. Plus: celebrate the Urdd's centenary (1922-2022). Hotel reservations available now. Info & registration: festivalofwales.org
September (Tuesdays) - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Welsh Intermediate Conversation-on-Zoom, 5:30pm. Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
September 7 & 21 - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Beginners Welsh Conversation-on-Zoom, 5:30pm. Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
September 12 & 26 - Welsh Genealogy Group meets monthly to learn how to research Welsh roots. Meets either in person 10:00am-5:00pm or on Zoom 11:00am-12:30pm. Info: WelshWNE.org/events.
September 17 Ė Peniel Saturday: Noson Lawen, 6:00pm, Peniel Welsh Chapel, W9644 Zoar Rd. Info: wggaw.org/peniel
Lee's Summit, MO
September 18 - St. David's Welsh Society of Greater Kansas City Film Festival, 2:00pm CDT, Courtyard Theater at John Knox Village, 518 NW Murray Rd. Film TBD. Brad Furnish, presenter and commentator. Info: kcwelsh.com.
September 24-25 - Remsen Barn Festival of the Arts. St. David's Society of Utica, NY, will participate with a booth. Info: remsenbarnfestival.org
Mineral Point, WI
September 25 - TENTATIVE - Mineral Point Gymanfa Ganu, 2:30 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 High St. Cornish tea to follow. Held in conjunction with the Mineral Point Cornish/Celtic Festival. Info: cornishfest.org
September 25 - Gymanfa Ganu, Old Stone Church/Capel Cerrig, 9793 Prospect St. Details TBA. Hosted by the St. David's Society of Utica, NY. Info: saintdavidssociety.org
October TBD Ė PENDING - Thanksgiving Service and Potluck, Welsh Chapel, 2900 Cardigan Rd. Info: nbwelsh.ca
October (Tuesdays) - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Welsh Intermediate Conversation-on-Zoom, 5:30pm. Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
October 9 - Cambria Gymanfa Ganu, sessions at 2:30 and 5:30pm, First Presbyterian Church, 121 W. Florence St. Director Sheryl Clay-Newell with Steve Jensen, organist. Supper served between sessions ($). Info: wggaw.org or email@example.com
October 10 & 24 - Welsh Genealogy Group meets monthly to learn how to research Welsh roots. Meets either in person 10:00am-5:00pm or on Zoom 11:00am-12:30pm. Info: WelshWNE.org/events.
October 12 & 26 - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Beginners Welsh Conversation-on-Zoom, 5:30pm. For Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
October 15 - Toronto Male Voice Choir in concert at 3:00pm, St. George's Anglican Church. Info: welshchoir.ca
October 20 - Welsh Folk Band CALAN in concert, 7:00 pm, Unitarian Meeting House, 50 Bloomfield Ave. Tickets: $20. Welsh cakes served. Info: https://www.welshwne.org/events
October 31 - Noson Calan Gaeaf Festival, 4:00pm CDT, Saint Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 16808 Holmes Rd. Details TBA.Info: kcwelsh.com.
November 13 - Christmas Gymanfa Ganu, 2:30pm, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6905 W Bluemound Rd. Josh Giese, director; Dennis Wolfgang, accompanist. Te bach to follow. Info: wggaw.org
November (Tuesdays) - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Welsh Intermediate Conversation-on-Zoom, Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
November 9 & 30 - Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Beginners Welsh Conversation-on-Zoom, 5:30pm. Info: InfoWelshWNE@gmail.com
November 12 - Toronto Male Voice Choir in concert at 7:30pm, Faith United Church. Info: welshchoir.ca
November 14 - Welsh Genealogy Group meets monthly to learn how to research Welsh roots. Meets either in person 10:00am-5:00pm or on Zoom 11:00am-12:30pm. Info: WelshWNE.org/events.
Kansas City, MO
November 20 - ONLINE - St. David's Welsh Society of Greater Kansas City Zoom Talk, 2:00pm CST. Mari Morgan presents "The History and Life of Cor Cymry." Nonmembers may request Zoom link from firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: kcwelsh.com.
December 4 - Toronto Male Voice Choir in concert at 2:30pm, Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church. Info: welshchoir.ca
West Springfield, MA
December 10 - The Welsh Society of Western New Englandís Christmas Luncheon at the Storrowton Tavern, 11am-3pm. Appearance by Mari Lwyd with full seasonal program. Info: (a href="https://www.welshwne.org/events">WelshWNE.org/events
Shawnee Mission, KS
December 11 - St. David's Welsh Society of Greater Kansas City Annual Christmas Caroling Party, 2:00pm CST, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 5325 Nieman Rd. Enjoy singing, tea table, and the film "Tudor 12 Days of Christmas." Please bring dessert to share. Info: kcwelsh.com.
December 14 - Toronto Male Voice Choir presents their annual Christmas concert 7:30pm, Calvin Presbyterian Church. Info: welshchoir.ca
December 18 - St. David's Welsh Society of Greater Kansas City Online Meeting, 2:00pm CST. Lori McAlister on "The Mari Lwyd." Info: kcwelsh.com.