Things To Do

What to Do This Weekend: St. Patrick's Day, a Jazz Social and Meatout Vegetarian Festival

The Jazz Age Sunday Social transports visitors to another era with antique cars and vintage-inspired vendors.
The Jazz Age Sunday Social transports visitors to another era with antique cars and vintage-inspired vendors. Melissa Hennings
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in true Irish style with copious amounts of beer and merriment. Enjoy Shannon Brewing Co.'s St. Patrick's Day celebration, where they'll be tapping beers reserved just for the occasion. There will be more than 20 beers on tap, live music and food galore. A $20 ticket (advance pricing) gets 10 5-ounce pours and a commemorative pint glass.

What it be:
St. Patrick's Day Festival at Shannon Brewing

When it do: noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 17

Where dat is: 818 N. Main St., Keller


Looking for a St. Pat's event this weekend that does not involve kissing people because of their national heritage, finding pots of gold or drinking green food dye? Well boy oh boy, do we have the event for you. Stop by Hemisphere Brewing Co. in Rockwall for its one-year celebration. Opa! Greek Taverna will cater while live music takes the stage and Imperial IPA is released. This all-day extravaganza is free to attend and includes a car show by Gearhead Garage.

What it be: Hemisphere Brewing Co.

When it do: 1-9 p.m. Saturday, March 17

Where dat is: 2015 Kristy Lane, Rockwall


Find the elusive pot o' gold* at Community Brewery this Saturday as part of its St. Pat's celebration. A $15 ticket includes a limited-edition can glass and three pints of your choice, including Irish-themed beers. Guided tours take place at 3 and 4 p.m.

*The only gold will be in your glass. Do not attempt to trade in this gold; its value is extremely short-term.

What it be: St. Pat's at the Brewery

When it do: 2 p.m. to close Saturday, March 17

Where dat is: 1530 Inspiration Dr.


Join the Black Vegetarian Society of Texas and the city of DeSoto for a day of cooking demos, food sampling and all-around crunchy-granola-inspired activities at Meatout 2018. This event focuses on having a healthful, plant-based lifestyle and will feature local experts on everything from making your own home-care products to womb health, container gardening and food security.

What it be: Meatout 2018

When it do: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 18

Where dat is:
211 E. Pleasant Run Road, Desoto


Luck and Glazed Donut Works are combining forces yet again as they work to bring an end to as many diets as possible. Their weapons? Beer and doughnuts. If the historical popularity of this event is any indicator, Dallasites are just waiting for a reason to bring their keto regimens to a crushing, yeasty halt. The pairings this round include Martin House Brewing's Salty Lady Gose with a Key lime doughnut and candied habanero bacon with Grapevine Craft Brewery's Sir Williams Brown Ale. Tickets are $18 and include four doughnuts with four beers.

What it be: Donut and Beer Pairing Flight - St. Patrick's Edition

When it do: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18

Where dat is: 3011 Gulden Lane Suite 112


Swing into a sunny afternoon at the Fifth Annual Jazz Age Sunday Social at Dallas' Heritage Village Park. This annual event transports visitors to another era with antique cars, sounds from the Singapore Slingers and vintage-inspired vendors. Pack a picnic (no booze, Prohibition style) and wear your finest vintage whites for a chance to win best-dressed. Tickets to the Sunday Social are $12 for those 12 and older; children are admitted free.

What it be: fifth annual Jazz Age Sunday Social

When it do:
noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 18

Where dat is: 1515 S Harwood St.
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