St. Patrick’s Day is coming up this weekend and do you have any plans?  Here are a few suggestions on activities and things to do in Nevada County if you want to celebrate Irish heritage and culture, wear green or find a shamrock shaped cookie.

  • Stop by The Thirsty Barrel in downtown Grass Valley and have a $2 green beer special, Corn Beef & Cabbage Specials and listen to the band Manzanita from 7-10pm.
  • Sample the seasonal Bailey’s Irish cream or Irish potato candies at Treats.
  • Wake the Dead with Peter Grant, Miners Foundry St. Patrick’s Day Party, doors open at 7pm, dance party starts at 8pm.
  • BriarPatch Coop Irish Pub Pasty: house made corned beef, cabbage, carrot, potato, onion and a green crust dyed with spinach. Available at BriarPatch Deli on through March 17th.
  • Lefty’s Grill dinner special with Corned beef and cabbage with house made soda bread.
  • Stop by Ol Republic Brewery and try the Celtic Red, if you’re lucky to get it on draft (or just pick up the 4 pack of cans to go) or try a pint of Dark Matter, Black Scotch Ale.
  • Dirty Cello, Party Like You’re Irish at Crazy Horse Saloon, Saturday, 9:30pm
  • California Kind St. Patty’s Day Celebration at The Stone House, Saturday, 8:30pm with members of Phil Lesh and Friends, Dark Star Orchestra, David Nelson Band, Jefferson Starship.
  • Have a green yerba mate latte from Fable Coffee.
  • Send a St. Patrick’s Day bouquet from Foothill Flowers
  • Join the Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ event at Prosperity Lanes, 3pm onward (sign up required, costumes encouraged).
  • Celebrate the day outside and go on a guided wildflower walk on the Buttermilk Bend Trail at Bridgeport on the South Yuba River, Saturday & Sunday at 11am.

© 2018 InnSide Nevada City, © photos by Erin Thiem

 

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