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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Atlanta St. Patrick's Day events

Posted By on Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 9:12 PM

5 Seasons Brewing Company, March 17. In addition to hosting the Leprechaun Open Golf Tournament -- during which grown men play with kids' clubs -- the Great O'Bronzini will be playing live music from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Guests are invited to spin the “Wheel of Craic” to win prizes. 5 Seasons will pour McNerney's Irish Red and No Blarney Stout. 5600 Roswell Road. 404-255-5911.

Engine 11, March 17. St. Patty's Day party with live music all night. Part of Creative Loafing's Drink Week. 30 North Ave. 6 p.m. 404-873-3473.

Fado, March 17. They will be having an outdoor festival. The pub opens at 6 a.m. Bagpipers and Irish dancers will start at 12:30 p.m. After that there will be live music all day and a DJ at night. Arrive before noon to beat the $15 cover charge for adults. Kids enter at no cost. You must be 21 or over to be in the event area after 4 p.m. Tickets available on Fado's website. 273 Buckhead Ave. 404-841-0066.

Johnnie MacCracken's, March 17. Opens early at 10 a.m. Bagpipes and flutes play throughout the day. Guests can buy an Irish dinner plate and T-shirt for $15. 15 Atlanta St. 678-290-6641.

Kozmo Gastropub, March 14- 17. Offers a three-course, prix fixe menu for $25. Starting at 8 p.m. on the 17th, DJ Franchize will host a karaoke and dance party. Reservations accepted for parties of six or more. 11890 Douglas Road, Alpharetta. 678.526.6094.

Mac Magee’s, March 13 and 17. Featuring live music on both days, the pub opens at 9 a.m. and the Irish dancers start at noon. No cover. 11 Sycamore St., Decatur. 404-377-8050.

Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill and Bakery. The St. Patrick's Day Parade begins outside the doors at noon; the pub opens at 11:30 a.m. On the kick-off party March 13th, try the Imperial Oatmeal Mocha Stout or Chef Timothy's version of Irish fare. Menu available throughout the week, concluding with a fish and chips special on the 20th. 320 Peachtree St. 404-525-4400.

Meehan’s, March 17. Half-priced Irish breakfast until 11:30 a.m. Live music starts at 4 p.m.  There is no cover until 2 p.m., when $10 will get you in. 227 Sandy Springs Place. 404-843-8059.

O'Shaughnessy's Restaurant & Bar, March 17. Open at 11 a.m. and no cover all night. Live music from Flyer starts at 9 p.m. 4401 Shallowford Road. 770-998-7681.

Pub 71, March 13, 17, 19. Pre-party on the 13th for those who’d like to get things started early. On the 17th, the Villains will start playing at 5 p.m., after that a DJ will come on. There will be a post party on the 19th for anyone who didn’t get their fill. No cover. 4058 Peachtree Road. 404-467-8271.

Rí Ra, March 17. Beginning at noon, Irish Baladeers Kathleen Donnahue and Galen Crader will perform along with Irish dancers. From 4-10 p.m., Whiskey and Stout Celtic Rock Band, Nine Inch Neils (Neil Diamond Tribute Band), the Villains and the Sam Thacker Band will play on the outdoor stage across Crescent Avenue. Pints of beer and fish and chips will be available for purchase from surrounding satellite bars along Crescent Avenue. Tickets are required for entry beginning at 3 p.m. and can be purchased at the door or at Ri Ra will have St. Patty's events from March 10-21; visit the website for a detailed list. 1080 Peachtree St. 404.477.1700.

Shamrock and Roll at Meehan’s Public House, March 13. The event at Meehan’s Sandy Springs location starts at 2 p.m. and will have live music all night. The headliner is Yacht Rock Revue. Dave FM is sponsoring, so expect normal radio station activities like giveaways, etc., while you throw ’em back. St. Baldricks charity will raise  money for children's cancer research and will encourage people to shave their heads for the kids. Tickets are $10. Buy them at or at the door. 227 Sandy Springs Place. 404-843-8059.

Stats, March 17. This year's St. Patrick Day headquarters. Celebrate with $2 pints from 2 p.m.-2 a.m., live music by Whiskey and Stout, and giveaways from Baileys, Bushmills, Guiness and more. 300 Marietta St. 404-885-1472.

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