Pipes and Drum: The Snohomish County Firefighters Pipes and Drums will join St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Seattle and Everett on Saturday and Sunday. They will perform in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Seattle and at Shawn O'Donnell's in Everett on Saturday and Sunday. Click here to read the details.
Run! The St. Patty's Day Dash is on Sunday in downtown Seattle. It's a 5k, so you can run it decked out in your finest Irish garb and still have the energy to dance a jig afterward. And don't forget to stop by the beer garden. Yes, the race ends at a beer garden. Find details here, including how to register. If you register Thursday, you'll save $5. Prices go up Friday and Saturday. No registration the day of the race.
Eat! Check a roundup of places to eat on St. Patrick's Day here.
And a few more ideas:
- From Judyrae Kruse, we have Dublin coddle, which she explains is one of the oldest of Irish recipes, something traditionally cooked for Saturday nights. She also writes about corned beef done two ways.
- If you'd like to try something different, check out these Guinness marinated flank steaks.
- From our food blogger Rose McAvoy, try soda bread oat scones or Guiness braised cabbage and bacon.
- And for something to drink, here's how to make the perfect Irish coffee.
Still can't get enough? Check out the Irish Festival in Seattle on Saturday and Sunday. It will be overflowing with all things Irish, including food, games, dancing and music. Check it out here.
Completely different: OK, so it has nothing to do with St. Patrick's Day, but it's a good supplementary activity. The NCAA men's basketball pairings will be announced at 3 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day, so you can celebrate St. Patrick's Day by filling out your bracket.
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