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Holiday Showcase 2020

Shop online and pick up your items at Chestnut Center. It’s an artisanal and handmade goods virtual market!
We are preparing for our Fourteenth Annual Holiday Showcase …on Chestnut with a twist. Instead of setting
up a physical booth in our building, our vendors will be featured in Chestnut Center’s Holiday Showcase
Vendor Directory.
Vendor Directory: This will be available online through our website, Facebook page, and a printed version will
also be available at Chestnut Center. Customers can then order items directly from the seller!
Local Pick Up: Available for any purchased items in Marshfield, WI. All of the dates listed on our event page are for when you can schedule “Local Pick-Up” for any item you purchased! A great way to avoid shipping charges!
Our office will be open to schedule a local pick up on these dates:
Nov 28th from 9-12 (Sat)
Dec 1st- 3rd from 10-3
Dec 5th from 9-12 (Sat)
Dec 8th- 10th from 10-3
Dec 12th from 9-12 (Sat

Galway’s We Banjo 3 – Winter Wonderful

Award-winning Galway quartet We Banjo 3 (WB3) presents a festive holiday live stream, “A Winter Wonderful” – an evening of world-class music featuring a special WB3 performance, plus a stellar lineup of special guests, including Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Skerryvore, The Whileaways, BackWest and Ajeet. 

Featuring banjos plus fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion, We Banjo 3 is renowned for its rich, extraordinary Irish music, influenced by Old-Time American and Bluegrass.

This one-night-only event airs on December 18 at 7 pm CST.  Event tickets are $20, with limited edition merchandise bundles available at higher price points. Cozy up, settle in, and enjoy a holiday party with WB3! 

To purchase tickets for the event, go to https://goaff.pro/Chestnut 

To shop merchandise, go to: https://shop.webanjo3.com/?toolbar=Chestnut&ref=Chestnut

You can learn more about and hear the band at  www.webanjoy3.com

By purchasing tickets and merchandise through the Chestnut Center (links above), you will be helping the Chestnut Center with their fundraising efforts toward a new roof and chimney, as well as supporting your local arts community. 

When this band of brothers takes flight in a wave of virtuosity, verve and joie-de-vivre, feet tap and pulses race. Enda and Fergal Scahill along with David and Martin Howley are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today.

Featuring banjos plus fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion, We Banjo 3+1 makes a bold musical statement. Creativity, sensitivity and passion are present in full measure, and Irish music is at the heart of what they play.

Earle Hitchner, music writer for the Wall Street Journal, writes that We Banjo 3+1 has a “freshness and finesse bordering on the magical.”

Collectively, the members of We Banjo 3+1 have been at the forefront of Irish banjo and fiddle music for two decades. Their competitive success is unrivalled, with Martin holding seven All-Ireland Banjo Champion titles and Enda four. Multi-instrumentalists Fergal and David hold All-Ireland titles on Fiddle, Bodhran, Guitar and Banjo.

Enda has recorded and performed with The Chieftains, Frankie Gavin, Stockton’s Wing, Grammy-winner Ricky Skaggs and “Instrumental Band of the Decade” The Brock McGuire Band. Fergal has performed with David Munnelly, Martin O’Connor and Kevin Crawford, and has also toured the world with Ragus and Celtic Legends. Martin was the very first Irish banjo player to perform at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. David is fast building a reputation for his deep, muscular singing.

We Banjo 3+1 plays with swing and soul, effortlessly combining the best of Irish and Bluegrass banjo music and song, mining the rich vein of the American Old-Time tradition, and thoroughly reinventing the banjo band sound. Modern rhythms, traditional melodies, virtuosic technique and innovative arrangements of music and song add up to an incredible feast.

 


Teatime at Chestnut!

Tea is served in three courses of savories and sweets
Held in the Historic Fireplace Room
We hold these several times a year, as well as private teas.

To make reservations, please call our Office 715-389-8999
or email us: office@chestnutarts.org