Get a jump start on your St. Patrick’s Day fun this weekend with 3 events

2012: Runners start of the Harrigan’s 5k Charity Run early Saturday morning on Chateau Dr. in Kettering Contributed Photo by Charles Caperton
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2012: Runners start of the Harrigan’s 5k Charity Run early Saturday morning on Chateau Dr. in Kettering Contributed Photo by Charles Caperton

Credit: Charles Caperton

Credit: Charles Caperton

No, it’s not too early to start celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!!!

Here are three events happening this weekend to get you ready for the main event next weekend.

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HARRIGAN’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY 5K CHARITY RUN

Meet at Harrigan’s Tavern, 4070 Marshall Road, Kettering. 937-294-7474

9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 11

It’s a St. Patrick’s tradition for a great cause. Proceeds go toward helping support local charities such as the Alzheimer’s Association, JDRF, South Community and United Rehabilitation Services.

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PEACH’S ST. PATRICK’S BASH

104 Xenia Ave, Yellow Springs

10 a.m. Saturday, March 11

$5 cover charge gets you live entertainment all day and access to some really great deals. Food and drink: Guinness and Jameson specials, corned beef and cabbage, Irish beef stew will be available. Tons of entertainers will be in attendance beginning at 10 a.m. with Clean Gene followed by Finnegan’s Irish Stew, Rocky Creek, Father Son & Friends and more, and ending with Spanish Tony Sanchez at 10 p.m.

Members of the Celtic Academy of Irish Dance perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Dublin Pub in downtown Dayton, Saturday, March 17, 2012.
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Members of the Celtic Academy of Irish Dance perform during the St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Dublin Pub in downtown Dayton, Saturday, March 17, 2012.

Credit: Peter Wine

Credit: Peter Wine

ST. PATRICK’S DAY AT THE MARKET AT 2ND STREET MARKET

600 E. Second St., Dayton. 937-228-2088

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 11

The event will feature live Celtic music, followed by dancers from the Celtic Academy of Irish Dance. No registration required.

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