Events

 

Saint Patrick's Day Celebration - March 17th

 

-Come join with us in celebration to commemorate the time-honored tradition of the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick.

-The Blackthorn Pub and Hibernian Hall will commence activities at 12:00 PM onThursday, the 17th, of course.

-Traditional Irish Fare (Boiled Dinners, Bangers, Salt Potatoes, Corn Beef/Ham Sandwiches) will be available from 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

-Guinness and American Ale on tap,  (Yes, you are welcome to try an A.O.H. original, "The Irish-American"... half American Ale and half Guinness!)

-Music by "The Wild Rovers" (Billy and Andy once again bring their own special brand of Celtic Music to The Blackthorn) from 7:00-110PM

-Olean Area Irish Dancers @ 5:00-6:30 PM

-A.O.H. Gargoyle Bagpipers @ 6:30-7:00 PM (following Irish Dancers)

 

 

2011 "Half Way To St. Patrick's Day" Celebration

Saturday, September 18th at The A.O.H., commencing at 5:00 pm (see front page info.)

 

Annual Commodore John Barry Irish Festival

(POSTPONED 'TIL FURTHER NOTICE)

 


 

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25th Anniversary Dinner

 

Saturday, August 15th at 5:00 pm-- Steak Dinner ($10.00 per person/cocktails at 3:00) celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the founding of our Division...  to especially mark the occasion, we will honor the original founding members of our A.O.H. organization in Olean.

 

Bud and Burger Night:

 

Wednesday, July 13th, at 5:30--Welcome to all members, their families and friends...  bangers, burgers, hot dogs, chips, etc., provided by the Club; cash bar with Budweiser product specials.  Guinness and American Ale (try an "Irish American") on tap, of course!!  See you there!

 

Allegany River Spring Canoe Trip:

 

On June 11th a successful sojourn, beginning in Eldred, PA and ending at Camp Dougherty in Olean, was completed by a sizable "Irish Armada", with beverages and much laughter in tow! Join the merryment on our next nature cruise!

 

 

Gaelic 200 Raffle Drawing:

 

Saturday, June 12th at The Blackthorn Pub, from 2:00 until 7:00; tickets may be purchased from Co-Chairmen Oscar Meirs or Bill O'Connell at $50.00 per: live music and food will be provided; proceeds are dedicated to the A.O.H. Scholarship Fund.

 

Gaelic 200 drawing winners will recieve notification by mail...

 

 

Friday Nights At The Blackthorn Pub:

 

Members and Guests come enjoy an "end of the week" T.G.I.F. get together, complete with Irish music, cold beverages, a full food menu (including Tom's Fish Fry) and plenty of good cheer!

 

 

Private Party Reservations:

 

Dates are now available...  contact Gary Wenke, Jeff Wolcott or any Club officer; the "Contact Us" section of our website provides further information.

 

 


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Route 86 Highway Clean Up-  May 16th

 

Saturday, May 16th-- volunteers please meet at The Club at 9:30 a.m. to pick up vests, hard hats, bags; we'll progress to the highway turn-off just east of Exit 26 at 10:00 a.m.; rain date will be Sunday, May 17th, Noon-2:00 p.m. (meet at 11:30 a.m.)

 

Saint Patrick's Day Celebration - March 17th

 

-Come join with us in celebration to commemorate the time-honored tradition of the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick.

-The Blackthorn Pub and Hibernian Hall will commence activities at 12:00 PM on Thursday, the 17th, of course.

-Traditional Irish Fare (Boiled Dinners, Bangers, Salt Potatoes, Corn Beef/Ham Sandwiches) will be available from 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

-Guinness and American Ale on tap,  (yes, you are welcome to try an A.O.H. original, "The Irish-American"... half American Ale and half Guinness!).

-Music by "The Wild Rovers" (Billy and Andy once again bring their own special brand of Celtic Music to The Blackthorn) from 7:00-110PM

-Olean Area Irish Dancers @ 5:00-6:30 PM

-A.O.H. Gargoyle Bagpipers @ 6:30-7:00 PM (following Irish Dancers)

 

A.O.H. Founders' Day Dinner

 

What?  Founders' Day Dinner

When? Saturday, February 19th beginning at 2 pm-??

Where? The Olean A.O.H. Clubhouse

Details:  Food provided by The A.O.H. Division ; this is intended to be an informal affair and we encourage everyone to attend and celebrate the origins of our organization; bring guests and potential new members!

 

 

Regular AOH Happenings...

 

-Cinco de Derby Gathering 

-Annual Gaelic 200 Drawing for Scholarship Fund  (in late May/early June)

-Friday Nights at the Blackthorn Pub

-Bud & Burger Night (in July)

-Annual Irish Festival (postponed)

-Saint Patrick's Day Irish Hooley

-St. Bonaventure Basketball Post-Game Socials

-NFL Sunday Games on three large screen tvs (Bills fans provide a weekly, long distance tailgating experience for viewers to enjoy)

-Annual Super Bowl Party

-Traditional Irish Movie Nights

-Allegany River Canoe Trips (late Spring/early Fall)

-Founders' Day Dinner

-Private Parties