There are lots of things happening this weekend. It's a weekend full of community events celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Put on your green and have some fun with dinners, dancing, music and more.
Check out Patch's best bets for this weekend. What do you have planned?
Annual St. Patrick's Day Party
- When: Saturday, March 16, from 7 to 11 p.m.
- Where: Marple Presbyterian Church in Broomall,
- Why Go: Enjoy an Irish BYOB dinner of corned beef and cabbage and then music "Friends of Eric." Proceeds will benefit Delaware County Homeless.
- Cost: $18, advanced tickets only, no tickets at door. Call Justine's Cuisine at 610-355-BAKE (2253) or email email@example.com for tickets
- When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, March 14, 15, 16
- Where: Marple Newtown Senior High School, 120 Media Line Rd, Newtown Square
- Why Go: The Marple Newtown Performing Arts Center presents Willy Wonka, based on Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” More than 100 cast and crew members will appear in this all-school musical from elementary through high school.
- Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
Christopher Chocolates Easter Eggs
- When: Anytime
- Where: Christopher Chocolates, 3519 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square
- Why Go: Continuing with the 27 year tradition of making homemade Easter eggs, Christopher Chocolates will we will write your loved ones' names on their Easter eggs for free.
- Cost: Free
Rose Tree Fire Co. St. Paddy's Day Dinner and Dance
- When: Saturday, March 16, at 7 p.m.
- Where: Rose Tree Fire Company No. 1, 1275 N. Providence Rd, Media
- Why Go: Rose Tree Fire Co.'s Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor the three-course, BYOB dinner. Then enjoy dancing with D.J. Tony Prep.
- Cost: $20
- When: Friday, March 15, at 1 p.m.
- Where: Surrey Services for Seniors, 302 S Jackson St, Media, PA |
- Why Go: Wear your green and enjoy some Irish music, complete with bagpipes and accordion and of course Irish Potatoes.
- Cost: Free
Philanthropy Expert to Visit Temple Sholom
- When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday March 15, 16, 17
- Where: Temple Sholom in Broomall, 55 Church Ln, Broomall, PA |
- Why Go: Danny Siegel has been called "The World's Greatest Expert on Micro-Philanthropy" for more than 30 years. He lectures on the topic of personalized Tzedakah and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).
- Cost: Free
Tea with Betsy Ross
- When: Saturday, March 16, at 2:30 p.m.
- Where: 1654 Dekalb Street in Norristown
- Why Go: Well-known re-enactor and historian, Carol Spacht, will chronicle the history of our nation’s most important symbol. Tea, sandwiches, and desserts will be served.
- Cost: $25