St. Patrick's Day in Clark County, WA - Wear your Green proudly!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Harcourts - The Carl Group

St. Patrick's Day in Clark County, WA - Wear your Green proudly!

Irish AncestorsThere are an estimated 55,600 residents in Clark County, WA who have ancestors from Ireland ( cheers to my Grandpa Laney).  That’s a bit higher than the nearly 54,300 who claim English ancestors, according to a recent United Census Bureau survey.

Naturally, on St. Patrick’s Day, many claim a bit of Irish blood. And, who cares?  Irish people are a friendly and welcoming lot and would be more than happy to make you a part of the family.  So, go ahead wear your green proudly today.

Celebrate your Green proudly at these St. Patrick’s Day 2013 events in Clark County.


Irish flag ceremony — 10 a.m., Clark County Courthouse, 1200 Franklin St. Flag raising honors long-standing tradition of Denny Lane, Vancouver resident from Ireland who died in 1965.

Irishtown celebration — Starting noon, Irishtown Public House, 11600 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Daylong celebration featuring Irish dancers and bands. New Shilling band begins at 10 p.m. $5 before 3 p.m., $10 after. No minors after 5 p.m.


All-Ireland Cultural Society 72nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival — Noon to 8 p.m., Ambridge Event Center, 376 N.E. Clackamas St., Portland. Featuring Irish dancers, bagpipe music, traditional food and drink. $10 general admission.

Fort Vancouver Pipe Band appearances — 2 and 8 p.m., Shanahan’s Pub & Grill, 209 W. McLoughlin Blvd. 5:30 p.m., Bill’s Chicken and Steak House, 2200 Fort Vancouver Way. 7 p.m., Dublin Down, 813 Main St.


Music/dance at Brickhouse — 5 p.m. Irish dancing; 7 p.m. live music begins; 1:30 and 8:30 p.m. Vancouver Fire Department Pipes and Drums band. Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 109 W. 15th St. Free. Kids allowed until 8 p.m.

 

Regardless of where your ancestors came from,  you’re encouraged to wear your green proudly today and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day  2013 in Clark County, WA

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Lucky Charms, right Andy?

Mar 17, 2013 09:29 AM #11
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Debb have a magical Irish day Lassie!  I am one of those that has Irish in me and the happy friendly style I learned from my mother and aunties!  And I agree - anybody can be Irish today or any day!  Always room for one more happy soul!

Mar 17, 2013 09:32 AM #12
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Debbie~ here's to finding dreams 8~)

 

Mar 17, 2013 10:05 AM #13
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Debb - I always enjoy St. Patrick's Day festivities. Have a very Happy St. Patick's Day to you and your family. Enjoy the festivities.

Mar 17, 2013 11:14 AM #14
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Really well done post. This is an inspiration for other Holidays.
Mar 17, 2013 11:35 AM #15
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Anna - your Irish soul shines through - which is just one of many reasons why I'm such a fan. 

Hi Jon - Cheers! 

John - I shall and the same back to you. 

Hi there Cheryl - thanks much and Happy St. Paddys to ya. 

Mar 17, 2013 11:45 AM #16
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Lots of place to celebrate with everyone. My wife and I enjoyed ourselves at an Irish Pub, but 3,000 miles awat, in Marshfield Ma. It was impossible not to get caught up with all the festivities.

Mar 17, 2013 11:57 AM #17
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It is a Happy St Patricks day in Clark Co. Lots of fun, food and laughter.

Mar 17, 2013 12:02 PM #18
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There isn't one green thing in my entire wardrobe.

Mar 17, 2013 12:10 PM #19
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Sounds like a good spot to celebrate Joe.

Back at ya Sharon.

That's okay Roger Dodger - you've got the "green" spirit to shine through.

Mar 17, 2013 12:15 PM #20
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This is one day that you don't  have to be Irish to wear green, to be lucky or to eat corned beef and cabbage.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Mar 17, 2013 12:46 PM #21
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My husband just took  my parents for a lunch out of Corned Beef and Cabbage ( not a meat eater, so I stayed home). But yes, we're all Irish today Margaret!  

Mar 17, 2013 12:56 PM #22
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Happy St Patrick's day Debb, it looks like today is a busy day in your neighborhood too!

Mar 17, 2013 01:25 PM #23
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Debb, hope you are having fun celebrating St. Patrick's Day, and sounds like there are quite a few options for celebrating!

Mar 17, 2013 02:40 PM #24
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Debb-I think everyone seems to reach down and pull out a wee-bit of Irish in themselves on St. Patrick's Day. Hope you had time to enjoy some of the festivities in Clark County? Best.

Mar 17, 2013 05:05 PM #25
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Debb...I hope the St Patrick's Day festivities were fun and all in attendance had a great time.

Mar 17, 2013 06:37 PM #26
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Debb, There is so much to do on St. Paddy's Day. I hope all enjoy and stay safe.

Mar 17, 2013 07:18 PM #27
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Debb,

Not only do you come from good ancestry, you come from a family who continuously gives joy, hope, and peace to the world by the military sacrifices to promote peace and freedom.

I thank God for the Irish people and luckily today, we can ALL be Irish.

Mar 17, 2013 07:28 PM #28
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Indeed Bob - good to see you.

Joan, there were plenty of options.

Mar 18, 2013 11:27 AM #29
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Aint' it the truth Adrian?

They were Anita.

Hi Debbie. Yes, and yes.

Thanks for remembering our loss - very kind and senstive, Patricia.

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