Visit one of our local Irish Restaurants and celebrate St Patrick’s Day! A lift of local Irish restaurants is located in the March edition of The Home Connection
Plus some other diversions coming up this St. Patrick’s Day. Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm:
Tiller’s Folly: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave., Auburn; $18-$20 (253-931-3043 or www.auburnwa.gov/arts).
A Newfoundland Irish St. Patrick’s Day with Piper Stock Hill: 4 p.m. Saturday, Old Pequliar, 1722 N.W. Market St., Seattle; free (206-782-8886).
Irish Festival: An Irish celebration with booths selling Irish and Celtic products, music, singing, dancing, workshops, lectures, cultural displays and children’s activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, 299 Mercer St., Seattle; free (irishclub.org).
The Kennedys, Whiskey Gaels, Author Unknown, Herding Cats: 3 p.m. Saturday, Wilde Rover, 111 Central Way, Kirkland; $10 (425-822-8940 or wririshrestaurant.com).
Whisky Swillers (9 p.m.-midnight), Jug of Punch (3-5 p.m.), the Jamesons (10 a.m.-2 p.m.):Saturday, Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; $10 cover starting at 2 p.m. (206-784-3640 or conorbyrnepub.com/).
Paddython 2012: A daylong celebration beginning at 5:15 a.m. Saturday with Rugby and Sounders FC on TV, Irish Dancers (2 p.m.) and live music by True Romans, Junior on the Prowl and Kennedy Brothers (4 p.m.). Fado Irish Pub, 801 First Ave., Seattle; $10-$15, free before 4 p.m. (206-264-2700 or www.fadoirishpub.com/seattle).
The Blarney Bhoys, Smokin Shamrock, Mairtin O hUigin, Servants of the Rich, Stout Pounders:Noon Saturday, Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub, 1916 Post Alley, Seattle; $20 admission includes festival T-shirt (206-728-1916 or www.kellsirish.com/seattle/index.php).
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: Music by Bowlby Brothers, Irish Dancers and food and drink specials. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, Celtic Swell, 2722 Alki Ave., Seattle; $10 (206-932-7935 orwww.celticswell.com/StPatricks).
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: Live music, Irish dancers and food and drink specials. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, C.S. Finnegan’s, 2601 First Ave., Seattle; $20 (www.csfinnegans.com/).
St. Patrick’s Day Dining: Irish duo performs music while a six-course menu of Irish tradition and culinary ingenuity will be served by owner and bartender Travis Stanley-Jones. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by emailing email@example.com or by calling 206-283-8843. No minors allowed at this dining event. 4 p.m. Saturday, Mulleady’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, 3055 21st Ave. W., Seattle; $40 (206-283-8843 or www.mulleadyspub.com).
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: Music by the Owl N’ Thistle Band, Haggis Brothers and New Forge. Noon-2 a.m. Saturday, Owl ‘N Thistle Irish Pub & Restaurant, 808 Post Alley, Seattle; $10 (206-621-7777 or www.owlnthistle.com/).
KMRIA (Pogue’s Tribute), Less Than Equals: 9:30 p.m. Friday, High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., Seattle; $8-$10 (206-632-0212 or www.highdiveseattle.com).
The Paperboys, Renegade Stringband: 5 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Saturday, The Tractor, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle; $20 (206-789-3599 or www.tractortavern.com).
The Nelda Swigget Trio: Irish jig. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sorrento Hotel, 900 Madison St., Seattle; free (206-622-6400 or www.hotelsorrento.com).