If You Go
What: St. Patrick's Day weekend events including music, food and drink specials, Leprechauns, golf tournament
When: Various times, March 13, 14 and 17
Where: McMenamins Edgefield, S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale; Spinella's Off the Wall, 436 N. Main St., Gresham
Visit: mcmenamins.com/events/ or spinellasoffthewall.com
NOTE TO READERS: Because of the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19/coronavirus, many public events could be canceled or altered on short notice. Please consult the venue or event organizer before you go. As of Thursday evening, March 12, McMenamins Edgefield representatives said this event will go on as scheduled.
For those ready to scratch their St. Patrick's Day celebration itch, McMenamins Edgefield resort in Troutdale and Spinella's Off the Wall in downtown Gresham are two places to get green with a range of activities Friday, March 13, Saturday, March 14, and Tuesday, March 17, the St. Paddy's holiday itself.
Live Irish-style music, food, balloons and face painting, Leprechauns, lots of camaraderie and even golf are on tap for Edgefield's "St. Patrick's Day Across the Land," noted spokeswoman Carly Smith.
"You're in luck this year as McMenamins hosts two days' worth of St. Patrick's Day events on March 14 and 17," she said. "From Irish tunes to Irish brews, McMenamins is rolling out the green carpet for everyone who wants to party Emerald Isle-style."
Free admission should encourage folks of all ages to stop by the Troutdale resort at 2126 S.W. Halsey St. over the weekend "to enjoy food and drink specials including Irish Stout, Irish Coffee, Irish Reuben and MacSleyne Irish Stew." Live musical acts will be playing at all larger properties.
Here are the event schedules:
Friday, March 13
Spinella's Off the Wall — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 8 p.m., St. Patrick's Day Party featuring Beltaine band; Saturday, March 14, Billy D. For more information, visit spinellasoffthewall.com or call 503-492-0800.
Saturday, March 14: Edgefield's St. Patrick's Day Across the Land
Live music at the Loading Dock (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.), Little Red Shed (3-7 p.m.), Winery Tasting Room (3-9 p.m.)
• Loading Dock: Biddy on the Bench, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Molly Malone Irish Dancers, 1 p.m.; Na Rosai, 1:30-3 p.m.; Cul An Ti, 3:30-5 p.m.; SheHaw, 5:30-7 p.m.; SOS - A Tribute to The Police, 8-10 p.m.
• Little Red Shed: Stringed Migration, 3-5 p.m.; Cary Novotny and Friends, 5:30-7 p.m.
• Winery Tasting Room: New Shilling Band, 3-6 p.m.; McDougall, 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17: St. Patrick's Day Across the Land at Edgefield
• St. Patrick's Golf Tourney (1 p.m., $30 per person)
Live music and dancing at the Loading Dock (1-10 p.m.), Little Red Shed (3-7 p.m.), Winery Tasting Room (3-9 p.m.); roaming balloons, face painter, candy and bagpipers (1-4 p.m.);
• Molly Malone Irish Dancers, 1 p.m.; Hills and Hollows, 1:30-3 p.m.; Cul An Ti, 3:30-5 p.m.; The Moonshine, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Sweet 'N Juicy, 8-10 p.m.
• Little Red Shed: Outbound Traveler, 3-5 p.m.; Cary Novotny and Friends, 5:30-7 p.m.
• Winery Tasting Room: Kinvara, 3-6 p.m.
•Sample seasonal McMenamins Irish Stout, Irish coffee, Irish reuben and MacSleyne Irish Stew, enjoy balloons, face painting, Leprechauns with candy and River City Pipe Band roaming Edgefield grounds.
All events free, and all ages welcome.
For more information, visit mcmenamins.com/events/219026-st-patricks-day-across-the-land.
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