The luck of the Irish is coming March 17 on Saint Patrick’s Day! The day celebrates the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, by parades, festivals, wearing of green and shamrocks. It is said that he used the three-leaved shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans.

Saint Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate in Franklin County! Join the crowd at Flannery’s Tavern in Mercersburg and The John Allison Public House in Greencastle on March 17 starting at 11 a.m. with the live music, a special Saint Patrick’s Day menu with Irish fare and day drink specials! Visitors wanting to bar hop can take their shuttle that makes round-trips all day between the two pubs!

Get into the holiday spirit at the Irish Happy Hour on March 16 at the Capitol Theatre! From 4pm to 7pm, enjoy live Celtic music by Across the Pond and delicious Irish food and drinks! Experience more in Irish culture by a performance by Irish dancers, featuring the Hooley School of Dance.

Feeling adventurous and want to try something new? Roy Pitz Brewery in Chambersburg is releasing their Bourbon Barrel Aged Capt’n Bill’s Barleywine, their newest creation! This drink will be served in limited amounts during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on March 17 and has been aged 3 months!

The Relax Lounge in Chambersburg is celebrating on March 17 with discounted drinks and a DJ! The lounge is all about kicking back and taking in the sights after a long day. Celebrate at Relax with $4 Guinness pints, $4 Jameson and other special Irish themed drinks.

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