Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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St. Patrick's Day events

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Dade City

• 4:30-7 p.m. March 17 at Centennial Aerie 4399 Fraternal Order of Eagles, 15924 U.S. 301, Dade City. Corned beef and cabbage, live music by Slim and Carol and the Boys. $7. (352) 567-9755.

Holiday

• 11 a.m.-10 p.m. March 17 at Moose Lodge 1429, 1936 Abacus Road, Holiday. Corned beef and cabbage from 5-7 p.m., beer, a kick the leprechaun contest at 6 p.m., live music starting at 7 p.m. $10. Visit mooselodge1429.net.

• 1-4 p.m. March 17 at VFW Post 10167, 4619 Bartelt Road, Holiday. Corned beef and cabbage, music by the Platts. $6. (727) 938-5977.

• 5 p.m. March 17 at the T.A.T. Clubhouse, 3210 Darlington Road, Holiday. Corned beef and cabbage, free beer as long as it lasts, entertainment by Ralph Rogers plus games. $15, $5 for children under 10. Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are on sale from noon to 3 p.m. daily at the clubhouse. (727) 938-5217.

Hudson

• 3 p.m. March 17 at Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520, 9135 Denton Ave., Hudson. Corned beef and cabbage, music by Rohn Cinnelli. $12. Tickets available 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at the bar. (727) 863-2520.

• 6 p.m. March 17 in the parish center at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 8014 State Road 52, Hudson. Corned beef and cabbage, Irish step dancers, live music by Norm Bernard and Southern Exposure, featuring Kim Evans. $17.50. Tickets must be purchased in advance 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays in the parish center, or over the phone at (727) 863-5839.

New Port Richey

• All day March 17 at VFW 6180, 11551 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey. Breakfast is 8-11 a.m., happy hour starts at 11 a.m. and goes until the post closes; corned beef and cabbage served for $7 starting at 4 p.m. Dinner includes live Irish music. (727) 863-8824.

• 2 p.m. March 17 at Chester McKay VFW Post 7987, 7445 Chester McKay Drive, New Port Richey. Corned beef and cabbage. $7.50. (727) 376-3502.

• 4 p.m. March 17 at the American Legion, 11421 Osceola Drive, New Port Richey. Corned beef and cabbage, live music by Don Jet. (727) 868-3445.

Port Richey

• 12 p.m. at March 17 at Regency Residence, 6711 Embassy Blvd., Port Richey. Features lunch, music and door prizes. Call to RSVP. (727) 849-9335.

• 5-10 p.m. at VFW 7845, 9315 Stone Road, Port Richey. Features live music by Rockstar. $8. (727) 847-6277.

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