Spotlight: St. Patrick's Day events

Hannah Swayze • Mar 14, 2019 at 12:34 PM

Johnson City

A Roaring St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some Irish Music on Sunday. Roaring Jelly, one of East Tennessee State University’s bands in the Old Time and Country Music Studies program will play at The Down Home at in Johnson City at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m and tickets are $10 at the door and $5 for students. For $9, audience members can purchase an Irish dinner of beef stew, cabbage, soda bread and potatoes. For more information, contact The Down Home, 300 W. Main St., at 423-929-9822 or Jane MacMorran at macmorra@etsu.edu or 423-439-7992.

A traditional pub crawl! A Pub crawl will be making their way through the downtown Johnson City area Saturday night to get a head start on the holiday. The Miller Lite pub crawl starts at 6 p.m. at Wild Wing Cafe and the first 100 people in line will get a wristband.  Those with wristbands will get drink specials while the crawl is present at the location. The crawl will leave Wild Wing Cafe at 7 p.m. and move to a new location each half hour, ending at Holy Taco Cantina at 10 p.m.


St. Patrick’s Day Party: Let the festivities begin! Macado’s in Kingsport will kick off their St. Patrick’s Day party at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Munch on Irish specials, and celebrate with green beer, party favors and more. The Macado’s in Kingsport is located at 210 Broad St.

Trivia: Test your knowledge of the greenest holiday tonight as Gypsy Circus Cider Company hosts St. Patrick’s Day trivia in its taproom at 2645 Fort Henry Dr. in Kingsport. The first question is at 6:30 p.m. Spanqui’s food truck will be serving dinner. 


Celebrate! Enjoy live Celtic music, Irish food, a hunt for gold and a walk along the Leprechaun trail on Saturday during Jonesborough’s St. Paddy’s Day Celebration. Shamrockin’ on the Plaza in front of the International Storytelling Center will include food, a beer garden and live music from ETSU’s Roaring Jelly from 4-7 p.m. Also explore museums and shops through the Leprechaun Trail and listen to live storytelling in the Chester Inn Museum at 2 p.m. For more information on this event, go to Main Street Jonesborough’s Facebook page or call 423-753-1010.

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