O'Toole's 4800 Forest Hill Ave. 233-1781 Popular three-day bash with live music, food and drink specials, and giveaways. St. Patrick's Wake on Thur., singalongs, bagpipers, bands through Sat. night.
Penny Lane Pub & Restaurant 421 E. Franklin St. 780-1682 Traditional Irish entertainment Fri. and Sat. at this English pub, including bagpipers and bands, menu features Dublinburgers, Cork fish and chips, Reubens. Guinness, Harp and Newcastle Brown on draft.
Rare Old Times 10602 Patterson Ave. 750-1346 St. Patrick's buffet Fri. and Sat. with shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips. Buy food and beverage tickets at the door, stand-up only, no tables. Live music starting at 11 a.m., including Irish dancers, Uisce Beatha, pipes and harp players and, from Ireland, Suas.
Rosie Connolly's Pub 1548 E. Main St. 343-1063 Opening Fri. at 11 a.m. and Sat. at noon, serving bangers and mash, corned beef hash, fish and chips, Scotch eggs and other dishes. Owner Tommy Goulding recommends a new beer, Smithwicks, to toast the occasion.
Sin é Irish Pub and Restaurant 1327 E. Cary St. 649-7767 Handcrafted bar with authentic details, live music, big patio. Seventh annual street party on Sat. with a full program of Irish bands, including The Fifteens, Wonderground and Suas, and a newly enlarged menu by chef Patty McGuire.
See Style's Night & Day listings for more events, and check with your favorite restaurants for additional St. Patrick's Day specials.
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