What's on in Donegal at the weekend

Lots of Halloween fun this weekend

Michael Daly

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Michael Daly

What's on in Donegal at the weekend

Friday 28th October

Big Dance and Jiving Competition Abbey Hotel

St Naul’s Big Dance and Jiving Competition takes place, Friday, October 28th in The Abbey Hotel, with music by Kieran McAree. Open Jiving Competion - enter on the night or ring 086 8330202 to register. Competition entry fee: €15 per person (includes entrance to dance). Dance tickets €10.

Fancy Dress Halloween Disco in SJB, Donegal town

St John Bosco Centre on Friday, October  28th, 7-9pm. Prizes for best dressed, fun and games, tricks and treats for all, €5 per child, everyone welcome

Jazz on The Lennon

Friday brings the ‘Welcome To Town’ session in Conway’s at 6pm with Romane playing the first festival concert in Ramelton Town Hall at 8pm.

Quiz in Killybegs

A table quiz will be held in Harbour Bar, Killybegs, on Friday, October 28, at 9.30pm to support the work being done in Haiti by Gina Heraty.  Gina has been on the afflicted island for many years but is working hard these days to help people overcome the devastation of Hurricane Matthew, which killed more than 900 and has been followed by a serious outbreak of cholera.  As well as wind damage, the hurricane brought catastrophic flooding to the island, destroying crops, roads and buildings, and more than a million people are in need of food aid.

Saturday 29th October

Halloween Leghowney Country Market

The next Leghowney Country Market this Saturday 29th October 11am to 1pm. Leghowney Country Market will be celebrating 7 years and the spooky feast of Halloween. We are holding a pumpkin carving competition - we ask each family to carve out their pumpkin at home and bring along to the market on day where you can win some lovely market prizes. We will have some Pumpkin Carving demos. Pumpkin Recipes for all that goodness you scoop out of your pumpkin. You will have the chance to make your own chocolate apples-bob for apples and maybe some more surprises. Put on your Halloween costume and fly on over to Leghowney Country Market on Saturday 29th of October for some spooky fun. Find our poster on Leghowney Country Market page "Like" and "Share" to win a lovely "5 Mile Fry for two!

Jazz on The Lennon

There are three concerts on Saturday –Kourosh Kanani and guests play a 2pm acoustic gig at a ‘mystery location’ while Irene Ypenburg (Amsterdam) and Manouche (Belfast) are in the Town Hall at 5.30pm followed by Dario Napoli in the same venue at 9pm.

Sunday 30th October

Pop Up Museum for cancer care

There will be a Pop Up Museum, a treasure trove of culture and history in the St John Bosco Centre, Donegal Town this Sunday and Monday, October 30-31, 12-6pm, organised by the South Donegal Vintage Club.

Call in to explore an Aladdin's cave of memorabilia, culture and history.

The event will also feature a celebration of the 85th Anniversary of the consecration of the St Patrick's Basilica in Lough Derg. Display of documentation on the construction and dedication vestments photos and other memorabilia will be on display.

Jazz on The Lennon

The Town Hall aso hosts the closing concert on Sunday at 2.30pm.

Murder Mystery Ball

A Murder Mystery Charity Ball in Aid of ICARE and local Charities will take place in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana on Sunday 30th of October at 6:45 pm. This is a Black-tie event, red carpet, champagne reception and Dinner party followed by a Spooktacular Halloween Disco. Ticket can be purchased at the Inishowen Gateway.

Donegal town Railway Heritage Centre

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, Sunday, October 30th, 12 to 5pm. Fancy Dress Competition, Disco, Movies, Party Games, Colouring In, Party Bag for Everyone. Fancy Dress Winners announced at 3pm. Have a ride on our new Thomas the Tank Engine. €5 per child. Telephone 074 9722655 for more details.

Bank Holiday Monday 31st October

Children’s Halloween Party, Drimarone

At the Bluestack Centre, Drimarone on Monday, October 31st, 6-7.30pm. Lots of prizes, party games, refreshments and more. €5 per child.

Termon Complex, Pettigo

The parent's committee of Scoil Mhuire Pettigo will hold a Kid's fancy dress Party/Disco on Monday 31st October from 5 till 7pm in the Termon Complex.  The evening will include Halloween games, trick or treat at the witches den and drinks and treats are included.  Admission is €5 per child and accompanying adults are free of charge. Family discounts will be available.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Leghowney Halloween Party

Leghowney Haunted Hall on Halloween night 7pm to 9pm for a good old fashioned Party with games and treats.

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