Faith and begorrah! It’s that time of year again, when shillelaghs and shamrocks are among the décor in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
You don’t have to live in the Emerald Isle or have the luck of a leprechaun to commemorate March 17. As good fortune would have it, the holiday falls on a Saturday this year.
Whether you prefer to sip, chug, gulp or quaff in a bar, pub, tavern or watering hole, mix and match those however you want by frequenting any of the following locations this weekend, all while wearing green.
We’ll leave the shade up to you, whether you prefer forest, olive, or a nice lime.
Carelli’s Pizzeria & Pasta, 465 Yampa Ave.
Special on Reuben sandwiches: pastrami, sauerkraut, horseradish and Thousand Island dressing
Specials on green beer, green Jell-O shots and Irish car bombs (first 50 receive free cup)
Free “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” necklaces
Golden Cavvy Restaurant & Lounge, 538 Yampa Ave.
Meal specials — Breakfast: Corned beef and hash; Lunch: Reuben sandwich; Dinner: Corned beef and cabbage, Irish beef stew; Dessert: Irish Bailey’s Cream pie, chocolate mint cake with mint ice cream
Special on green beer
Live music from regional band Train Wreck
No cover charge
J.W. Snack’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way
Special on corned beef and cabbage all day
Specials on green beer and green shots
Live music from local band The Capes at 9 p.m.
No cover charge; ages 21 and older only after 9 p.m.
Mathers Club, 420 Yampa Ave.
Free corned beef and cabbage meal starts at 5 p.m.
Specials on green beer and Jell-O shots
Country and hip-hop dancing with music provided by a DJ
The OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way
Special on corned beef and cabbage starts at 2 p.m.
Specials on green beer, Irish whiskey and Jell-O shots
The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way
Special on corned beef and cabbage
Specials on green beer and shots
Sports Page Bar, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13
Drink specials — green beer, $1.50 domestic drafts, $1 off Irish whiskey
Music provided by a DJ starting at 9 p.m.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way
All-you-can-eat corned beef and cabbage
Special on green beer
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