NAPLES, FL., — February 27, 2012 – Ave Maria will host a free event, Touch of the Irish, on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Town Center. This annual event will feature a live outdoor concert by Irish band, West of Galway, and dance performances by Kellyn Celtic Arts, Hot Flashz and the Ave Maria Dance Academy. Pipe Major Graeme Massie— who has performed for Presidents George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Pope John Paul II— brings his authentic bag pipe performance to the event. TCB Mobile Entertainment will be providing sound for this event and Carol DiFlorio will be Host and Emcee. Traditional Irish fare, specialty foods and beverages, face painting, inflatable fun, and a balloon twisting leprechaun all add up to a day of fun for the entire family in Ave Maria.
Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County. The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center.