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What do you have planned for St. Patrick's Day? If you are looking for something to do, here's a list of things to do around town:
Monday, March 16 - O'Toole's will throw their infamous "Irish wake," a fake wake tradition that started in the 60's that would allow Catholics fasting for Lent to drink. Music will start at 5:30 p.m. until midnight, an Irish sing-along, bagpipes for the wake and the Donnybrooks.
Tuesday, March 17 - O'Toole's will open their doors at 11 a.m., with bands playing all day, including Pugsy Mahone, with green beer, Irish beers, Guinness, and Irish whiskey specials and more.
Capital Ale House downtown location will have The X-Band, which is a Celtic rock band that plays all over the U.S., at 5 p.m. Even Better Than the Real Thing, a U2 tribute band, will also be performing at 8:30 p.m.
St. Andrew's Legion Pipes and Drums will perform at all three of the Capital Ale House locations.
Rare Olde Times will have entertainment all day from Cindy & Thensome, Uisce Beatha, The Donnybrooks, Matt Sease (Richmond American Idol auditionee) and more. Irish specials will include stew, shepherd's pie,
fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage, sausage rolls and Colcannon. $6 cover charge to benefit a local charity, doors will open at 11 a.m.
Penny Lane will be serving Irish beer all day and Irish food specials from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
F.W. Sullivan's St. Patrick's Day Street Party will be from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Stafford Avenue will be shut down from Main Street to the ally. They will have green beer, music, bangers and mash, and more.
Inside hours are11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday, March 21 & Sunday, March 22 - The Church Hill Irish Festival will be celebrating 30 years of the festival with two days of music, Irish food, Irish dancing, bagpipes, socializing and a place for children to play. Irish food is
prepared by the ladies of the church, plus fish and chips and local vendors. There will be two stages with live music from over 30 bands, beer from Guinness and Loveland, as well as Irish coffee and wine. There
will be a Hilltopper 5K and head shaving to benefit St. Baldrick's. Free parking at 17th and Broad with three shuttle buses. $5 suggested donation. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. North 25th between East Grace and East Marshall.
Hope you have a great week!
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