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Getting Green in Time for St. Patrick’s Day

Posted February 24, 2017 by Nic Diaz in Events
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The calendar in Rome, Georgia is always packed with family fun and entertainment and since St. Patrick’s Day falls during the week this year, we are celebrating the weekend before and after.  Here is a list of events we’ve pulled together so you’ll know where to find the fun whenever you celebrate!

Week of St. Patrick’s Day 

241st Big Fibbers Festival – March 15 – 17

A three-day annual storytelling festival in Rome, featuring storytelling from local, regional, and national tellers, a storytelling workshop, a tall-tale contest for grown-ups, and a storytelling contest for those seventeen and under.

“Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy” – March 16

The Murder Mystery Dinner “Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy” is at the height of prohibition in 1920s Chicago, there was a mob war brewing between the South Side Gangsters and the Northern Chicago Mob Outfit. Buy your tickets now for this suspenseful and exciting murder mystery dinner at the Forrest Place!

Steve Moakler with Drew Baldridge and Smithfield at Rome City Brewing Co. – March 17

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day right and don’t miss the Sirius XM The Highway Find Tour featuring some of the hottest rising stars in country music!  Grab your tickets NOW

Leprechaun-a-thon 5K & 2-Mile Health Walk – March 17

This year’s Leprechaun-a-thon is back with a twist! Light up the night with this exciting glow run. Register here.

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6th Annual Ginger Pride Parade – March 18
Starting at 11 a.m. the 7th Annual Ginger Pride Parade will take place along Broad Street in Downtown Rome. The parade is a lighthearted approach to anti-bullying where adults and kids are promoting non-violence and humor to deflect bullying. The parade is free and is fun for the whole family.

Nightlife 

Off Broad Lounge is taking orders for St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Plate. Plates are $12.00 per person. Come celebrate with us and enjoy the traditional Irish meal! Plates will be available on Friday March 17th at 5:00pm. Plates must be purchased in advance at Off Broad or call 706-378-4837.

Remember that each of the bars from Dark Side of the Moon to Rome City Brewing Co. will have St. Patty’s Day deals and drinks!

For a full list of upcoming events, click here.

 

About the Author

Working for the GRCVB, Nic loves to immerse himself in Rome's culture. Oftentimes, you can find him enjoying the local food fare or enjoying a drink at Dark Side of the Moon or taking photos at many of the events that Rome has to offer.

1 Comments

  1. Beverly Woodward, February 27, 2017:

    Thanks for this delightful ad for some of our Roman entertainments! I am sending it on to our daughter in Virginia and her husband who are hopefully to locate here near us when they retire. Keep on sending these exciting colorful bulletins… the more the better! BW


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