Augusta, N.J. – March 7, 2016 – Skylands Stadium, North Jersey’s premier sports and entertainment venue, and home of the Sussex County Miners professional baseball team, announced today that Comedy Night: Get Your Irish On! will be held on Friday, March 18. Irish comics Jim Gallagher, Don MacArthur, and Patrick O’Donnell will serve up an evening of fun and side-splitting laughs inside the stadium’s brand-new Event Center.
In addition to the show, a Dinner & Show option is also available, featuring delicious Irish specialties such as Guinness Beef Stew, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie, Shamrock Salad, Irish Soda Bread, and more. The evening will also include a special Irish entertainment surprise, as well as a Lucky Leprechaun prize drawing sponsored by iHeart Radio. The “pot of gold” prize is a two-night stay at Smuggler's Notch in Vermont, with studio lodging, two days of lift tickets and trail passes, access to the pool and hot tubs, as well as family game nights, evening entertainment and village activities.
Comedy Night: Get Your Irish On brings together three of the area’s best comedians. Jim Gallagher performs regularly on Sirius/XM Radio. Don MacArthur has appeared on Comedy Central’s Stand Up, Stand Up, Rascals Comedy Hour, and Tom Snyder’s Tomorrow Show. Headliner Patrick O’Donnell appeared on Comedy Central, A&E’s Comedy on the Road, and was a $10,000 winner on ABC’s America’s Funniest People.
“We can’t let St. Paddy’s Day weekend go by without a night of big laughs, great food and drinks. Jim, Don and Patrick, three of the area’s most beloved comics, will have you belly laughing,” said Nick Savva, Skylands Stadium’s Director of Events. “Don’t miss the chance to win iHeart Radio’s free getaway to Vermont. Our last Comedy Night, back in October, was a sold-out success, so be sure to call ahead for tickets.”
Comedy Night: Get Your Irish On! will be held inside the Skylands Stadium Event Center at 94 Championship Place in Augusta, NJ. Doors open at 6:30 PM. The cash bar will be open from 6:30–10:45 PM. Dinner is from 6:30–8:45 PM. The show starts at 9:00 PM and will run for approximately 90 minutes. There is no drink minimum.
Show-only ticket pricing: advance sale, $25; at the door, $30. Dinner and show ticket pricing: advance sale, $50; at the door, $55. Parking is free. Seating arrangements will be provided by hosts as guests arrive. Comedy Night tickets can be purchased at the Skylands Stadium box office, online at SkylandsStadium.com, or by phone at (973) 940-0222. For groups of 20 or more, please call the box office.
The Irish-themed dinner buffet – provided by Krave Events, one of New Jersey’s top caterers—will feature the following entrees: Guinness Beef Stew; Herb Roasted Root Vegetables; Whipped Potatoes; Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Parsnips; Shepherd’s Pie; Chicken Curry; Shamrock Salad with Shallot-Mustard Vinaigrette; and Irish Soda Bread with Parsley-Pesto-Infused Butter. The buffet also includes dessert (Chocolate Stout Cake with Whiskey Chantilly Cream and Irish Cream Banana-Caramel Bread Pudding), soft drinks, and coffee. Alcoholic beverages are available for an additional charge.
Skylands Stadium’s on-site restaurant, wheelHouse Kitchen + Bar, will be open special Comedy Night hours (4:00 PM–1:00 AM) for those interested in table service dining and drinks. Irish band Danny and the Boys will perform from 9:30 PM–12:30 AM. Reservations are recommended.
The Skylands Stadium Event Center, wheelHouse Kitchen + Bar, and Pavilion are available to rent for custom corporate, private, fundraising, or community functions (including birthday parties, proms, and weddings). For more information about scheduling an event or sponsorships, contact Nick Savva at (973) 820-3460. To book an event at wheelHouse Kitchen + Bar, call Krave Events at (973) 383-2600, extension 2.
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Pictured: Comedian, and Headliner, Patrick O'Donnell. Click here for downloadable photos of all three comedians.
About The All-New Skylands Stadium
The All-New Skylands Stadium, North Jersey’s premier sports and entertainment venue, and home of the Sussex County Miners professional baseball team, is located in the heart of rural Sussex County in Augusta, NJ. The Skylands Sports Complex features a 4,200-seat stadium, a 5,000-square-foot open-air Pavilion, and a 17,000-square-foot indoor Event Center for corporate events, trade shows, private gatherings, community functions, fundraisers, and more. The newly renovated stadium complex also includes wheelHouse Kitchen + Bar, an American pub-style restaurant, and a new in-house catering facility by Krave Events, Skyland Stadium’s exclusive caterers. To hold a custom event at Skylands Stadium and learn about our professional event planning services, contact Nick Savva, Director of Events at (973) 820-3460. For baseball sponsorships, contact Dave Chase at (973) 500-2480. Visit SkylandsStadium.com and SussexCountyMiners.com for more information.
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