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Patch Picks: St. Patty's Day Perfections

Looking for Irish dancers, business owners in kilts, reuben sandwiches or green shamrock shakes?

If you want to go green, green, green this week, consider the following local specials focused on celebrating St. Patrick's Day, March 17.

Route 66 Senior Center at 500 N. Central in Eureka will feature Irish dancers a day before the legendary celebration at the St. Patrick's Day party on Wednesday.  Luncheon reservations can be secured by calling 636-938-5525.

in Wildwood offers corned beef and cabbage for $9.99 on Thursday, as well as reuben sandwiches for $6.99. They also will have $5 pitchers of green beer.

restaurants in Eureka are providing a FREE, sample-size green shamrock shake during March 17-20, with any purchase.  There is a limit of one shake per person per visit.

in Eureka on Thursday will have corned beef and cabbage for $6.95 and $1 draft beers. They also will offer shot specials, Jell-O shots, green hats, beads and give-aways.

The will reopen its 2011 season on Thursday. They are serving Barb's [Gillick] famous Irish potato soup. Live music will be provided by Mike, "The Horn Dog Roach." And rumor has it, customers just may see Barb and Charlie in kilts.

Jo Beck March 16, 2011 at 10:41 PM
I'll spend St. Patty's day just wishin' that I were Irish. Unfortunately, I was switched at birth, and sent home with a stodgy German/Luxembourgish couple. No leprechauns, no Darby O'Gill, no pot o'gold for us. It's so sad, especially when you stop to consider those awful sausages. So when you raise your glass of Irish beer, just thank yer lucky stars that your ancestors are Irish on St. Paddy's Day!

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