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St. Patrick's Day events

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Irish or not, you can always celebrate St. Patrick's Day by going to any of these places and have a good time.

COLUMBUS

Scruffy Murphy's Irish Pub

Will have the Irish band Na Buachaillí playing Friday and Saturday! They will also be serving authentic Irish food: Shepherd's Pie, Corn beef and Cabbage.

Scruffy Murphy's is located on 1037 Broadway.

Club Oxygen

Club Oxygen will have special treats Saturday night as well as green shots. Patty's Bite and Irish Kamikaze, St. Patty's Day 16 oz. Miller Lite's.

Doors open at 9 PM on Friday and 8 PM on Saturday.

Club Oxygen is located on 1040 Broadway.

Paddy Goes to Sea: Irishmen in the Civil War Navies

March 17, 2012 – 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In addition to March being the month of St. Patrick's Day it is also Women's History Month, and we will explore both of these themes for our Living History program. In honor of St. Patrick's Day we will focus on the Irish Diaspora and the part played by Irish Immigrants and Irish Americans in the Navies of the American Civil War, including Pilot R. B. K. Murphy of the Georgia coast.

Our Women's History Month connection will be museum theatre presentations featuring the Irish American Women's stories of Katie O'Connor and her family in Savannah GA, who taught the Enslaved Susie King Taylor to read.

Also as part of the festivities we'll have performances of traditional Irish Songs by Persnickety Players and bit of audience interactive sean-nos Irish Dance!

1:30 pm: Museum Theatre – First Person Interpretive Performances

-Katie O'Connor – Irish American resident of Savannah who taught her Enslaved friend to read.

-Susie King Taylor – Former slave who uses the literacy skills taught to her by Katie O'Connor to become a teacher and nurse.

-R. B. K. Murphy – Irish American boat Pilot on the Georgia coast, wounded fighting for the US Navy onboard the Water Witch.

2:30 pm – Interpretive Program – "Paddy Goes to Sea"
Presentation on the Irish Diaspora and the part played by Irish Immigrants and Irish Americans in the Navies of the American Civil War.

3:30 pm – Museum Theatre – Irish Songs & Dance

-Audience interactive sean-nos Irish Dance.

-The Persnickety Players performing traditional Irish folk songs of the 17th, 18th & 19th centuries.

 

OPELIKA

Opelika Main Street presents the first St. Patrick's Day Celebration! Come out to enjoy music, games, sales, activities for children and adults and more. Get your green on!

-Wanda Henderson, LMT of Radiant Health Massage will be spreading a little luck of the Irish with a $1/minute neck and shoulder massage. You can also take advantage of this One Day Only St. Patrick Day's special and buy yourself or someone you love a Gift Certificate for a One Hour Massage for only $45.

-TLC Gift Shop, Bookstore & Toy Chest will have face painting and a special sale.

-Super Shamrock Sale at Southern Crossing!
Look throughout the store for special deals on items tagged with a shamrock!! Super savings on many items on St. Patrick's Day Only!!

Heritage Gifts & Gourmet will offer 20% OFF ANYTHING GREEN.

Venable's Sweet Shoppe will have clover cookies and green cupcakes.

Irish Bred Schedule:
Stage Outside:
11:00 AM Open
2:00-2:45PM Irish Dancing by Celtic Traditions
3:00-5:30PM The Trace Pridgen Band(Auburn)
6:00-9:00PM Mr. Mayhem (Birmingham)
9:00-12:00 Jason McMillan Band (Nashville)
12:30-2:00AM Hematovore (Auburn)
**Irish Bred Pub events will be outside until 9pm and then move indoors.

Sid's will feature Happy Hour All Day plus a beer tasting!

Picket Fence will be offering 17% off purchases excluding Sorrelli and Vera Bradley.

Cheesecake Cottage will have a variety of St. Patty's Day cheesecake flavors & other treats throughout the day, and a 10% discount to customers wearing their GREEN. They will also be outside that evening selling cheesecake cupcakes.

Savings at Taylor Made Designs:
Say "Happy Patty's Day" and get 10% off . . .
Wear something green and get 15% off OR
Buy something green and get 20% off

Don't miss out! There will be an outdoor bar selling green beer especially for the occasion, 1pm-10pm!

Ma Fia's will be outside selling pizza by the slice!

Discount Cards will be available to purchase at all bars. These are a great way to save even more every time you shop or eat downtown!

Face and Body Painting will also be available.

For more information visit Opelika Main Street website.

(SOURCE: PORT COLUMBUS MUSEUM WEBSITE, OPELIKA MAIN STREET FACEBOOK, SCRUFFY MURPHY'S FACEBOOK, CLUB OXYGEN FACEBOOK)

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