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Upcoming Events

Live Entertainment
January-December 2015
Live Entertainment
January-December 2015
live entertainmentShowcasing dynamic entertainers, the Frank O'Dowd's stage welcomes talented musicians on Friday and Saturday nights year round, with additional dates scheduled near holidays.

"Lunch with Art"
Mar-Dec 2015
"Lunch with Art"
Mar-Dec 2015
one eleven mainTalented Galena artist, Janet Checker, leads a series of "Lunch with Art" workshops. During each session, learn the step-by-step process of creating your own acrylic painting. Lunch, instruction & materials included.

Mark Twain &
the Laughing River
March 2015
Mark Twain &
the Laughing River

March 2015
Jim Post as Mark TwainA nationally-acclaimed, one-man show in which the wit & wisdom of Mark Twain comes alive through the storytelling & song of singer-songwriter-performing artist, Jim Post.

Wine Lovers Weekend
March 20-22, 2015
Wine Lovers Weeekend
March 20-22, 2015
Galena Wine LoversOne week before the community celebration, The Irish Cottage hosts a special Prohibition-inspired event featuring gourmet meals, fine wines, beers and local spirits tastings. Don't miss The Irish Cottage's Wine Lovers Weekend.


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Nouveau Menu Specials &
Weekend Getaway Package

November 21-23, 2014

Come to Galena, Illinois, to savor the 30th Annual Galena Cellars Nouveau Festival.galena nouveau wine

The weekend of November 21-23, 2014, join your friends in Galena to celebrate the release of Galena Cellars 2014 Nouveau Wine. A Friday afternoon parade down historic Main Street features horse-drawn wagons delivering the new release. Following the parade, local chefs put their culinary skills to the test as area restaurants feature appetizers, entrées and desserts using the newly released Nouveau from Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery. This two-day event should not be missed.

The chefs of Galena’s finest family of restaurants have assembled amazing menus. Visit a different restaurant at every meal to enjoy these special dishes created especially for the Nouveau Celebration.

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill
Nouveau Dinner Menu - available Friday & Saturday

One Eleven Main
Nouveau Lunch Menu - available Friday until 4 pm
Nouveau Dinner Menu - available Friday & Saturday

Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'
Nouveau Lunch & Dinner Menu - available Friday all day; available Saturday for Dinner


For your convenience, The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel has assembled
a special Galena Nouveau Festival Getaway in one convenient package.

The Nouveau Wine Weekend Package includes:
  • Two nights accommodations
  • Welcome Reception at The Auld Dubliner Lounge
    featuring Nouveau wines, fruit & regional cheeses
  • Special Nouveau Dinner at Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill
    on Friday night
  • Nouveau Dinner on Main Street at Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy' or
    One Eleven Main on Friday or Saturday night
  • Live Entertainment Friday and Saturday night
    at Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill
  • Hot Boutique Breakfast each morning
Package available November 21-23, 2014, only.
Rates start at $219.00 + tax per person based on double occupancy.
Limited Availability.

Make package reservations on The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel's website.
Please call toll-free 866-CU-IRISH with any questions.

*Offer subject to change at any time, without notice.
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