What’s happening on St. Patrick’s Day

Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day? What? You don’t know what you’re doing yet? Well, that can’t stand. Here are some ideas to make sure you get in plenty of Irish spirit.

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:

Do it yourself: If you want to eat, but still want to stay home, how about making something Irish yourself?

For the kids, the Seattle Children’s Museum has plenty of events planned all weekend. Find all the details here.

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.

More in Life

This beefy ex-cop has a delicate hobby: intricate paper-cut art

You can see Tom Sacco’s creations at the upcoming Everett Art Walk.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Joy, disappointment at Kamiak High’s ‘Spamalot’ auditions

More than 80 students try out for 45 roles in the outrageous Monty Python musical comedy.

Arlington eagle fest wants your nature-themed artwork, haiku

Local residents of an artistic bent are invited to submit… Continue reading

What’s new for 2018 for travelers in Scandinavia

Sweden, Norway and Finland have embarked on many urban, cultural and transit projects.

Kia Rio subcompact takes a classy step up in 2018

A new design, roomier cabin, and better fuel economy are among the improvements on the 2018 Kia Rio.

Overcome your fear of death, in a book title at least

Three novels about death worth reading at Everett Public Library.

Dolores O’Riordan was lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries

The police force said the death was being treated as “unexplained.”

‘Trump saying something racist isn’t exactly news anymore:’ ‘SNL’

The week’s news was dominated by reports that Trump disparaged Haiti, El Salvador and all of Africa.

Bald eagle no longer listed as ‘sensitive species’ in the state

A recent study found that eagle numbers are strong throughout Washington.

Most Read