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Follow the rainbow to these golden St. Patrick's Day events.

This year, St. Paddy's falls on a Saturday, so you've got all day to party, watch a parade, and ingest as much green food coloring as you can. And don't forget to get a good running start on the holiday with a few pre-game events at your favorite pub.

March 3

Brian O'Neill's

5555 Morningside Dr. 713-522-2603

www.brianoneills.com

Join in with the folks at Brian O'Neill's for the Sixth Annual St. Baldrick's Day celebration, where individuals will commit to shaving their heads in public, for money, while friends and family look on. This event benefits the St. Baldrick's Foundation, the second-largest funder of children's cancer research in the U.S, and will be held at 3 p.m. To learn more about St. Baldrick's, or to commit to shaving your head, visit www.stbaldricks.org.
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March 9

Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar

3416 Roseland St., 713-528-9912

www.griffshouston.net

Griff's will be holding its 30th annual Irish open golf tournament, better known as Beer, Boobs, Babes, and Balls, beginning at noon for tee time with a shotgun start at Cypresswood Golf Course. There'll be trophies and prizes for first, second and third places, as well as special prizes for Closest to Hole and Longest Drive. You can also come early for a putting contest at 11 a.m. The individual entry fee is $135, and all participants must apply.
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March 10

Brian O'Neill's

5555 Morningside Dr. 713-522-2603

www.brianoneills.com

Brian O'Neill's 4th Annual Shamrock Shuffle will consist of the usual 5K Fun Run and 1K Kids Run benefiting Houston's Ronald McDonald House. The 5K run starts at 10 a.m., while the kids' run will begin at 10:30 a.m. Registration fees are $30 until March 11, and $40 for same-day registration. The kids' run costs $10 to register. There will be a Sexy Kilt contest, an Irish Costume contest and a Dog Costume contest. There'll also be a raffle, and adults will receive a free drink ticket with every 5K registration.

The Goose's Acre Bistro & Irish Pub

21 Waterway Ave., Suite 140, 281-466-1502

www.thegoosesacre.com

The Goose's Acre Running Club hosts its second Green Clover Fun Run for charity, with all proceeds going to St. Baldrick's Foundation. Registration will take place online. The fun run is a 5K and starts at 10 a.m., while the children's 1K will start at 9:30 a.m. Wearing green is highly encouraged, and runners are invited to stay after for a post-party on The Goose's patio. Registration fees are $25 before for both adults and kids, and $35 for adults and $15 for kids on the day-of.

Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar

3416 Roseland St., 713-528-9912

www.griffshouston.net

Join the folks at Griff's for the annual Irish Stew, Chili and Chicken Cook-off from noon to 6 p.m., with check-in between 9 and 11 a.m. Each team will consist of six cooks; they must supply everything they may need, including propane, and prepare the food at Griff's after check-in, including three gallons of stew or chili and one whole chicken. The entry fee is $15 for one item or $30 for all three. Judging begins at 4 p.m. for chicken, 4:45 p.m. for stew and 5:30 p.m. for chili. The prizes will include: for first place, 12 festival passes and $25 worth of drink tickets for St. Paddy's Day; for second place, six festival passes for St. Paddy's Day; and, for third place, three festival passes for St. Paddy's Day. Awards will be given for "Best Decorated Booth" and "Most Creative Stew," and beer will be provided for all participants during the competition. All participants must apply.
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March 11

The Goose's Acre Bistro & Irish Pub

21 Waterway Ave., Suite 140, 281-466-1502

www.thegoosesacre.com

Like its sister pub, Brian O'Neill's, The Goose's Acre will be participating in the 6th Annual St. Baldrick's Day celebration, which involves people shaving their heads publicly. This event will help to raise donations for children's cancer research through the St. Baldrick's organization, the second-largest funder of children's cancer research in the U.S. The event will start at 3 p.m. To learn more about St. Baldrick's, or to commit to shaving your head, please visit www.stbaldricks.org.
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March 13

Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar

3416 Roseland St., 713-528-9912

www.griffshouston.net

Compete in the third annual St. Patrick's Day Cornhole Tournament under the Tent at Griff's for prizes and fun.
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March 15

Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar

3416 Roseland St., 713-528-9912

www.griffshouston.net

Griff's annual St. Paddy's Day Queen Contest starts at 7 p.m. under the tent. The judging will be based on natural beauty, poise, attire and personality. All the contestants will have to apply; check-in begins at 5:30 p.m.
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March 16

Lucky Strike

1201 San Jacinto, 713-343-3300

www.bowlluckystrike.com

Visit Lucky Strike on the eve of St. Patrick's Day for beer and Irish shot specials from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
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March 16-17

Cedar Creek

1034 W. 20th St., 713-808-9623

www.cedarcreek.squarespace.com

Canyon Creek

6603 Westcott, 713-864-5885

www.canyoncreekcafe.com

Dry Creek

544 Yale, 713-426-2313

www.drycreekcafe.com

Onion Creek

3106 White Oak, 713-880-0706

www.onioncreekcafe.com

Celebrate St. Paddy's with live music, green beer and drink specials at the Creeks. This event will be held at all four cafes in the Creek Group.
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Don't forget about Jay M's-The LOUNGE (formerly know as Fedora Lounge) on Bissonnet between Kirby and Wakeforest for St Patty's Day! Doors open from 2pm-2am . . . so come out and show your support!!!! There is NO COVER CHARGE at the door but there are going to be door prizes from sponsors!! Also guest appearances from some of the gorgeouse Budweiser, Jack Daniels, and Jameson ladies!!!! We will be boiling over 300 lbs of crawfish to be sold by the pound, and you can get them as hot as you want!! Come hang out with us indoors or outside in the tents with live bands throughout the day and of course the best staff and friends in H-Town!!!! **************** S P E C I A L S ******************** Crawfish $5 lb all day !!!! $2 Green Beer!!!!! $5 Irish Car Bomb!!!! NO COVER

Jay M's - The LOUNGE2726 Bissonnet

 
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