By Ali Stigler
Ready for two days of green everything? A weekend long St. Patrick's Day celebration hosted by the Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati offers fun for the entire family.
On Saturday, the doors open at noon with children's arts and crafts until 5 p.m.
Enjoy live Irish music, dancing, Irish food and plenty of green beer to get you through the day.
Festivities continue Sunday with an 11 a.m. mass by an Irish reverend, the debut of an Irish Famine Ship Model, more traditional Irish stew and beverages, with continued music, Irish jigs and a children's parade. Performances include the Celtic Rhythm Dancers, Erickson Academy of Irish Dance and Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Men's Glee Club.
A raffle for $1,000 plus a weekend getaway in Ireland wraps up this two-day event. 3905 Eastern Ave., East End, 513-533-0100, irishcenterofcincinnati.com .