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Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day on Tuesday, March 17, in Grand Junction

Compiled by Brittany Markert
bmarkert@gjfreepress.com
Kannah Creek Brewing Company will host a costume contest for their customers and employees. Those who show up wearing lots of green will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card.
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Kiss your friends, don your best green, and bring on the craic (that means fun and enjoyment in Gaelic, FYI): Tuesday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day.

Here are a selection of activities scheduled around the Grand Valley in celebration of this fun, Irish tradition.

KANNAH CREEK & EDGEWATER

Kannah Creek Brewing Company (1960 N. 12th St., Grand Junction) and Edgewater Brewery (905 Struthers Ave., Grand Junction) will host an all-day Irish celebration on Tuesday, March 17,. It will feature a costume contest, Irish-inspired food, and drink specials.

According to Kannah Creek’s spokeswoman Katlin Birdsall, Crossed Irons Irish Ale will be on tap along with Black’s Bridge Stout on nitrogen — which is “great for car bombs.”

Kannah Creek will also offer an Irish whiskey flight.

Both locations will offer a $25 gift card drawing for those who show up wearing lots of green.

For more information, visit http://www.kannahcreekbrewingco.com.

ROCKSLIDE BREWERY AND RESTAURANT

Rockslide Brewery and Restaurant will feature two brew specials including the Paddy’s Pride Irish Red and Big Bear Stout from Friday to Tuesday, March 13-17. It will also offer corned beef and cabbage as a menu item.

A band of bagpipe players will perform on Tuesday, March 17, throughout the day.

For more information, visit http://www.rockslidebrewerypub.com.

CHARLIE DWELLINGTON’S

Charlie Dwellington’s will celebrate on Saturday, March 14, and Tuesday, March 17, from 7 p.m. to close. Saturday will feature Guinness specials. Tuesday will feature a blues jam, drink specials and $1 tacos.

For more information, find it on Facebook.

THUNDERSTRUCK VALLEY

Thunderstruck Valley (436 Main St., Grand Junction) will host a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Tuesday, March 17, all day. Offerings include an Irish-inspired menu and drink specials from Jameson Irish Whiskey and Guinness.

The menu includes corned been hash sliders for $9.95, green eggs and ham for $9.95, and Irish stew for $9.95.

For more information, visit http://www.thunderstruckvalley.com.

FRUITVALE LIONS CLUB

Fruivale’s Lions Club will host its sixth annual St. Patrick’s corned beef and cabbage fundraiser on Saturday, March 14, from 4-7 p.m. The event will be hosted at the Clifton Community Hall, located at 126 Second St. Meals will cost $8 for adults, $6 for ages 6-11, and ages 5 and under eat free.

For more information, call 970-773-4084.

SONS OF NORWAY

Sons of Norway, Vestafjell Lodge, will hold its annual corned beef and cabbage dinner on Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (3133 F Road, Grand Junction).

Celebrate those Irish Viking roots with a dinner provided by Norwegian chefs. Attendees will also learn the outcome of the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 AD between the Irish and Vikings with a presentation by Tom Sorensen. The cost of the dinner is $8 for each adult. Guests interested in Scandinavian culture and history are welcome to attend.

For more information visit http://www.vestafjelllodge.org. Reservations are suggested by calling Barb at 970-245-5649 or Annette at 970-858-6702.


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