Looking for fun, music and maybe some green beer to wash it down with this week for St. Patrick’s Day? Here’s a look at some fun to be had around Montgomery and Prattville:
St. Patrick’s Sweater: Greg Thornton, Esther Hart and Michael Thornton will perform during the St. Patrick’s Day themed guitar pull Tuesday, 7 pm at Cloverdale Playhouse’s outside courtyard, 960 Cloverdale Road. It also features special guests Emily Lowder Wootten and John McWilliams. They will celebrate the gift of Irish words and music, with a mix of the traditional and original. Tickets are $10 at the door. cloverdaleplayhouse.org.
Dublin on Dexter: Lower Dexter Avenue in downtown Montgomery is the place to be for the city’s official St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 4-10 pm on Thursday. This is a free, family-friendly event. Dublin on Dexter features a kid zone from 4:30-6:30 pm Opening ceremonies begin at 7 pm with Irish inspired entertainment. At 8 pm, music begins from Montgomery Soul Collective. There will be food trucks on site. Learn more online at montgomeryal.gov.
St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run: The River Region Runners will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run on Thursday, starting at Tower Taproom, 101 Tallapoosa St. Don your Irish green attract and navigate a marked 5K route through downtown Montgomery. It begins at 6 pm, with the start and finish adjacent the Tower Taproom. After the run, enjoy the food and festivities in Tower Taproom. facebook.com/events/1131208057682790/?ref=newsfeed
St. Patrick’s Day Charcuterie Board Workshop: Presented by Heart Boxes and Wine & Design of Montgomery, here’s a chance to learn to make your own charcuterie board, with all food and supplies included. $97 per ticket. Ages 18 and up. Space is limited, so get your spot at https://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/montgomery-al/event/st-patricks-day-charcuterie-board-workshop.
St. Patrick’s Day at the zoo: Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, 2301 Coliseum Parkway, will be open Thursday, 9 am-4 pm montgomeryzoo.com
Food and drink specials
Common Bond Brewers424 Bibb Street: 3-9 pm they’ll have Crema stout and Zelda blonde ale for $3 on March 17.
Irish Bred Restaurant & Pub, 78 Dexter Ave.: They’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all month long, with Irish dishes and drinks, green beer and more. They also offer catering for your own St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Call 334-834-7559, or order online at irishbredal.com
St. Patty Day party: Hosted by the Lucky Town King, Exotic Lounge, 21 Coliseum Blvd., Montgomery is holding a St. Patrick’s Day party. Drink specials include rainbow shots, Pot of Gold, and Luckytown. Doors open at 6 pm Free admission before 9 pm if wearing green. 334-777-9367.
St. Patrick’s Day Party at Aura Lounge: Wear green before 10 pm for free entry. There will be a live DJ, hookah, pool, drinks and food specials. 5480 Atlanta Highway. 334-578-2872.
St. Patrick’s Day Party at Autauga Creek Craft House: It’s a night full of green beer and Irish cheer, featuring Oyster City Brewing and music from Chuck Lofton and company. Starts at 5 p.m. at 240 W. Main St., Prattville. 334-356=5840.
Pratt Pub & Oyster Bar’s St. Patrick’s Day: 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. at 1720 E. Main St, Prattville. Featuring corned beef and cabbage, Irish shots and Irish drinks, plus DJ Jen starts at 8:30 pm Prizes to be given away to guests. Wear your green. 334-361-0009.
St. Patrick’s Day Party at Corner Pocket: Green beer and fun ahead. There’s a scavenger hunt at 7:30 pm, with prizes. Live music from Muscadine Shine from 8-11 pm No cover charge. 5743 Woodmere Blvd. 334-649-1334.
Live music on St. Patrick’s Day
The Exchange: Lisa Busler 6-9 p.m.
BB Kings: Thursdays Unplugged hosted by A Milli 7 pm
Sinclair’s East: AT The Duo (Todd & Alex)
Teddy’s Burbon Bar at 1905/Fox’s Pizza (Prattville): St. Patty’s Party with Jameson & James Bledsoe
Trade BeerWorks: Double set from Electric Blue Yonder starting at 8 pm
Contact Montgomery Advertiser reporter Shannon Heupel at firstname.lastname@example.org.