There are no strangers here, only friends who have not met.
Welcome to the House of Ireland, a member of the House of Pacific Relations International Cottages in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. Join us each weekend as we celebrate the rich culture of the Emerald Isle.
International Christmas Festival
Friday December 1st, 2017 ~ 3:00PM -
Saturday December 2nd, 2017 ~ 11:00PM
3PM - 11PM Friday and 12PM - 11PM Saturday. As a part of Balboa Park's December Nights, the International Cottages will be providing ethnic food and spirits, and entertainment from around the world will be presented on the stage.
Sunday December 3rd, 2017 ~ 5:30PM-6:30PM
Active and prospective members are encouraged to join us at our monthly members meetings.
Other Upcoming Events
Cottage Open - Saturday Hosting
Saturday November 25th, 2017 ~ 12:00PM-5:00PM
Stop in on Saturday for one of our free drop-in classes, or just to experience a little corner of Ireland!
Intermediate Music Session
Saturday November 25th, 2017 ~ 3:00PM-5:00PM
An Intermediate Irish Session meets at the cottage each week. Musicians at an intermediate level are welcome to join in, and members of the public are welcome to stop in and enjoy the music. Players must bring their own instruments. Session times may change seasonally, so please check the website or calendar to double check!
Introductory Music Session
Sunday November 26th, 2017 ~ 10:30AM-12:00PM
Every Sunday morning, the House of Ireland offers a free introductory Irish session music class at the House of Ireland Cottage in Balboa Park, San Diego. All players of all levels are welcome to participate. Players must bring their own instruments.
Cottage Open - Sunday Hosting
Sunday November 26th, 2017 ~ 12:00PM-5:00PM
Experience a bit of Irish hospitality. Stop in for a cup of Irish tea and a slice of soda bread while enjoying traditional Irish music and dance or joining in for some classic Irish songs. 4th Sundays feature Irish singing!
Cottage Open - Fourth Tuesday
Tuesday November 28th, 2017 ~ 12:00PM-2:00PM
The cottage will be open in the afternoon as a part of the Free Tuesdays rotation. Stop by and say hello!