Ireland St. Patrick’s Celebration Right Around the Corner

Jasper – (NNDC)

The Ireland St. Patrick’s Celebration starts Friday March 2nd with the Honorary Mayor for the Day Kick-Off Party to be held at 7pm in the front lot of the Chicken Place.   2018 Honorary Mayor for a Day Rich & Betty Edwards will start the party by flipping the switch to “Light Up Ireland.”  This year’s celebration includes many of your favorite events along some new ones.  New events this year include, Dodgeball Tournament Friday March 16th, at the Elementary School Gym doors open at 530pm for more information contact Jesse Bachman  812 630 3802 or Bob Bleemel at 812 639 0542.

Not New but always fun!  The Ireland St Patrick’s 5K will be on Saturday, Mar 17 starting at 8 am at the southwest side of the Ireland Elementary School. Cost is 20.00 for all entries received before March 8 (this includes a shirt). Cost is 25.00 received after March 8 and does NOT include a shirt. Prizes will be awarded to overall male and female and first place in each age group. You can download entry forms at website or call Andrea Stenftenagel at 812-630-2778 or Allison Moorman at 812-639-8158 for more information.

Also new this year Irish Burger Slider Contest Saturday March 17th, 11am-1pm,  prizes and people’s choice will be awarded for more information contact Nick Abbett 812 631 0862.  After a delicious burger might as well check out another new event Craft Brew Tasting contact Geri Wehr 812 630 9601  and then test your brain during the “Luck of the Pubs” Try your Luck at figuring out area clues for pubs and in which order to visit contact Abby Meadows for more information at 812 631 3019.  And that’s only a few of the new events for this year’s celebration.  For more information about all the events to the Ireland St. Patrick’s Celebration website at

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