Weekend Update: Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration & Sherlock Holmes

Lafayette-West Lafayette Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Are you ready?! It’s one of our favorite times of the year! Join in the Nine Irish Brothers Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration on March 16 & March 17! They will have some fun food specials, plenty of giveaways and great live music all weekend long. Greater Lafayette’s annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 11 am on Saturday, March 16 at Rubia Flower Market in West Lafayette. Participants and spectators can warm up beforehand with an Irish coffee at Tippecanoe County’s oldest Irish pub, Nine Irish Brothers in West Lafayette, which opens at 10 am and will be featuring the best in Irish entertainment all day long.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Looking for other entertainment this weekend? Running this weekend at the Long Center for the Performing Arts is Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars. Can a group of street urchins – orphans, pickpockets, inventors and artists – unmask the criminal mastermind behind Sherlock Holmes’ disappearance? Join us for an entertaining, kid-friendly comedy performed by the Christus Homines Drama Troupe. Showtimes are Friday, March 15th at 7 pm and Saturday, March 16th, at 2 pm and 7 pm. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $6 for children 3-12. Well-behaved children under 3 are invited to attend free. Come and see everyone’s favorite detective this weekend!

For more information about these events and other events happening this weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at HomeOfPurdue.com.

St. Patty’s Day Weekend Update

stpatricksheader16 stpatricksday_cWeekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

It’s St. Patty’s Day Weekend! Join the fun for what very well may be The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11, at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Brown Street in West Lafayette, Indiana!  This all-volunteer walking parade kicks off a great day of festivities at both Nine Irish Brothers. At the West Lafayette location, stop in for Irish coffee and breakfast at 10am, join in the parade right outside Nine Irish Brothers doors at 11am, and then come back for an afternoon and evening of great music that includes Lachlan at and The Whiskeybelles at 9 pm.  The Lafayette location is hosting Lachlan at 9pm.

stpatricksday_dFor more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

Weekend Update: St. Patrick’s Day Parade & “Oliver!”

SONY DSCWeekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

SONY DSCIt’s St. Patty’s Day Weekend! Join the fun for what very well may be The World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 14, at the intersection of Howard Avenue and Brown Street in West Lafayette, Indiana!  This all-volunteer walking parade kicks off a great day of festivities at both Nine Irish Brothers. At the West Lafayette location, stop in for Irish coffee and breakfast at 10am, join in the parade right outside Nine Irish Brothers doors at 11am, and then come back for an afternoon and evening of great music that includes Lachlan, Shawn Fitzpatrick and Brendan Loughrey. The Lafayette location is hosting some pretty amazing musical groups starting at 1pm. Enjoy Highland Reign, Brendan Loughrey and/or Brothers of the Sea as they perform throughout the day.

In the mood for more arts and entertainment? The Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette presents “Oliver!” on March 6 and 7 at Sunnyside Intermediate School- Loeb Theatre. Nothing works on the stage like a well-crafted tale, and “OLIVER!” is just such a show. Based on the Dickens novel, it will engage the audience with its pathos and drama, while delighting everyone with its outstanding musical numbers. Food, Glorious Food, I’d Do Anything, Where is Love?, Consider Yourself, As Long As He Needs Me, Who Will Buy and Reviewing the Situation are musical theatre classics. Dickens’ characters are brought to life-perhaps larger than life-with all their facets glowing in this production.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

NCAA Tournament & St. Patty’s Day

Weekend Update!  Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway?  Or are you a local looking for entertainment close by?  Check out the endless possibilities for fun and relaxation happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

It’s NCAA basketball tournament time!  Come out to Mackey Arena at Purdue University this Saturday, March 17 for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, 1st Round.  The fierce competition takes place at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  We are cheering on the 2012 Big 10 Tournament Champions, our Lady Boilermakers this tournament season. Boiler Up!

In Lafayette, Indiana, this weekend enjoy the comedy, “Rally ‘Round The Flag, Boys!” performed by the Christus Homines Drama Troupe at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.  This wacky comedy is set in a quiet suburban town in Connecticut where the U.S. Army establishes a missile base and the town folks are not happy.  Incidents such as an “accidental” missile going off, keep the audience entertained and laughing!

And don’t forget, Saturday is St. Patty’s Day!  The 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Volunteer Marching Parade is again taking place at the John T. Meyer’s Pedestrian Bridge.  Help support Greater Lafayette’s Irish Tradition! Volunteers and spectators are welcome.  Don’t forget to wear green or you may be pinched!

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

St. Patty’s Day- Nine Irish Brothers

Nine Irish Brothers- Lafayette Location

March 17, St. Patty’s Day! Nine Irish Brothers is hosting a party of the year to celebrate this special holiday. Start your morning bright and early at 9 a.m. for Irish coffee, a full Irish breakfast, and Guinness, of course! At 10:30 a.m. the 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Marching Parade at the John T. Meyer’s Pedestrian Bridge begins. Then 30 minutes later, 11 a.m. brings in my opinion, the best part and what St. Patrick’s Day is all about; the music! Whiskey Runners, Brendan Loughrey, Brothers of the Sea, and Mother Grove will be dropping in at the Lafayette and West Lafayette Nine Irish Brothers’ locations to spread their musical cheer. Bag pipes will blast in musical cadence to uplift the spirit and bring smiles of welcome to strangers and friends alike.

Nine Irish Brothers is the epitome of an Irish bar. I visited Ireland 10 years ago, and the heart of an Irish bar is its welcoming atmosphere. There is an Irish hospitality that is innate at every Irish bar in Ireland whether it be in Dublin or a small working village. This hospitality is felt as your feet bring you into Nine Irish Brothers. And St. Patty’s Day brings that extra set of lightness to folks’ feet (and especially their hearts) as they are welcomed into a day and night of celebrating and dancing the Irish gig!

St. Patty’s day brings the celebration of the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland, Saint Patrick. This cultural and religious holiday is celebrated by many who make a day of wearing green, hanging out with friends and family, and partaking of rich Irish food and beer. To those who do not wear a bit of green, beware of a pinch! It is a United States tradition, that people began pinching those who didn’t wear green as a reminder that leprechauns would sneak up and pinch green-abstainers.

Don't forget to wear your Irish kilt!

Enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day! Be safe! For more information about Nine Irish Brothers and other Lafayette-West Lafayette restaurants visit our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.