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23 St. Patrick’s Day events in SF Bay Area

Irish Day at Berkeley Rep: 2 p.m. Feb. 24, Roda Theatre, 2015 Addison St., Berkeley. “Paradise Square”, is a powerful musical based on an extraordinary slice of history set in Five Points, New York, in 1863. Irish immigrants and African-Americans united in song and dance. Enjoy a meet-and-greet with actors and dancers and an after-show talkback with Irish Consul General Robert O’Driscoll. $35-$50. http://bit.ly/2IuTq47
St. Paddy’s Party: 7-11 p.m. March 2, 801 Grosvenor Place, Oakland. Wear your green and enjoy food, drink and live music. Adults only. $60. https://bit.ly/2torTqG
Trinity Irish Dance Company: 7 p.m. March 3, Ruth Finley Person Theater, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. A fusion of Ireland’s vibrant and long-standing dance form and elements of American innovation. $20-$49. http://bit.ly/2NjpvL5
The Real Irish Comedy Fest St. Patrick’s Day Show: S howcasing the best blend of Irish comedic talent. 9:30-11 p.m. March 9, Spice Monkey Restaurant and Bar, 1628 Webster St., Oakland. $18-$20. http://bit.ly/2CSBR8b ; 7:30-9:30 p.m. March 10, Kuumbwa Jazz Club, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. $20-$25. https://bit.ly/2FLwStH ;  8 p.m. March 12, Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. $17-$27.   https://bit.ly/2tjfQuK ; 8 p.m. March 14, San Jose Improv, 62 S Second St., San Jose. $20. https://bit.ly/2AtzvME ; 6-10 p.m. March 15, Folktale Winery & Vineyards, 8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel-by-the-Sea. $25. https://bit.ly/2SvbsYN ; 7:30 p.m. March 17, Cobbs Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., San Francisco. $20. https://bit.ly/2Sp87dJ
Shamrocks & Shenanigans: 6-11 p.m. March 15, Benicia City Clocktower, 1189 Washington St., Benicia. Eat, drink and be Irish. Featuring Irish-themed food, specialty craft brews and drinks, live entertainment by comedian Chelsea Bearce, dancing to the tunes of DJ Mike Deasy and an auction. St. Patrick’s Day attire encouraged. $40. http://bms-shamrock.com/
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: 7-9 p.m. March 15, The Village, 850 Bordeaux Way, Napa. Three-course St. Patty’s Day-inspired tasting menu, live cooking demonstration and three beer pairings. $75. http://bit.ly/2E7izxq
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: March 15-17, Dublin Civic Center, 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin. Enjoy Irish entertainment, authentic Irish foods and beverages, an Irish Marketplace with more than 250 booths, carnival rides, Irish Tea Cottage, fun run, parade and pancake breakfast. https://bit.ly/2GI2aBj
Pot of Gold Poker Run: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 16, Iron Steed Harley-Davidson, 100 Auto Center Drive, Vacaville. Three- stop run that ends back at Iron Steed for a St. Patty’s Celebration including music by Off The Record, authentic Irish food, green beer, Irish jig dancers, a search for gold coins and more. $20 includes food at the end of the run. https://bit.ly/2tmyemk
St. Patrick’s Day Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16, Civic Center Plaza, 335 McAllister St., San Francisco. L earn more about Irish culture through live entertainment, arts and crafts exhibitors, food and beverage concessions, children’s rides and inflatables, cultural displays, a petting zoo and pony ride, and nonprofit booths representing the Irish community. https://bit.ly/2DG69ey
St. Patrick’s Day Beer Crawl: 1-5 p.m. March 16, Benicia Main St., 90 First St., Benicia. Sample craft beers at participating businesses. Wearing green is encouraged. www.beniciamainstreet.org
St. Patrick’s Day Brew Crawl: 5-8 p.m. March 16, downtown Pleasanton. Sample craft beers and ciders at more than 30 locations and enjoy tasty bites along the way. Check in at the Museum on Main, 603 Main St. Find ticket information at www.pleasantondowntown.net
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: 5 p.m. March 16, Sugar Barge RV Resort & Marina, 1440 Sugar Barge Road, Bethel Island. Costume contest, raffle prizes, corned beef and cabbage buffet, and live music and dancing featuring Axis. $20. https://bit.ly/2SMG8ny
St. Paddy’s Day Party: 5-10 p.m. March 16, Saint John the Baptist Family Hall, 960 Caymus St., Napa. A ll-you-can-eat authentic Irish corned beef, top sirloin and all the fixings, silent and dessert auctions, Irish coffee, music and dancing featuring the Easy Street Band and a full no-host bar. $15-$30. https://bit.ly/2WY6Tol
St. Patrick’s Day Party: 12-4:30 p.m. March 17, McGrail Vineyards and Winery, 5600 Greenville Road, Livermore. Enjoy live music by Loren Olk, barbecue from Smokin’ Hot Meats and Treats and wine tasting. Slainte! Free admission; wine and food available for purchase. www.mcgrailvineyards.com.
Saint Patrick’s Day in San Jose  — AmeriCeltic: 3 and 7 p.m. March 17, Historic Hoover Theater, 1635 Park Ave., San Jose. Matinee show features Kyle Alden, Tim Hill and Steve Gardner. 7 p.m. show features Michael Mullen’s Trio of One and Hard Driving Live Looped Celtic Acoustic Rock. Advance tickets $15-$20. Between 5 and 7 p.m. in the Courtyard, there will be old-time, bluegrass and Celtic music, no ticket required. https://bit.ly/2SPGN7O
Reggae on the Bay St. Patrick’s Day Cruise: 3:30-6:30 p.m. March 17, Bay Celebrations, 1 Broadway, Oakland. Featuring DJ Veyn and DJ Slappy. Enjoy reggae music and food while cruising around the bay. $30-$150. baycelebrations.com
San Jose Shamrock Stories  — St. Patrick’s Day Downtown Walking Tour: 4-5:30 p.m. March 17, San Jose. The tour will unearth roots that 19th-century Irish immigrants planted in town and explore some modern Irish start-ups. $15. Whiskey tasting is available for additional fee. https://bit.ly/2SBG7mW
St. Patrick’s Day Blooms & Wine: 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 17, Corners Tavern, 1342 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek. Flower arranging class with wine and light snacks. $75. http://bit.ly/2Sy7Gxq
 

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