Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Nevada County

May the luck of the Irish be with you, may you find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, and may you find the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend in Nevada County!

Rotary Club ofSt. Patricks Rotary Grass Valley South hosts St. Patrick’s Day celebration
Join Rotarians this Friday, March 17, at 151 Union Square in Grass Valley for an evening of Irish music, Irish pub food, no host wine and beer bar; of course there will be Guinness! Have fun with the photo booth, win great door prizes, and bid in the silent auction with amazing items! Go to gvsrotary.org to reserve your spot. This fundraiser will allow Rotary or Grass Valley South continue its service locally and beyond.

Get some Luck of the Irish this St. Patty’s Day at Gold Miners Inn
Whisky or Whiskey? No matter which you spell it, you can come enjoy some at the Gold Miners Inn on Friday, March 17, at a special St. Patrick’s Day Whisk(e)y Tasting. Try a variety of this liquid gold and then take the elevator home! In the morning, enjoy a free hot breakfast before you head home, or stay for another night and make it a weekend of Irish fun and revelry. For more details, visit www.goldminersinn.com.

Ol’ Republic Brewery’s 5th Anniversary Party this Saturday031617-ol republic poster  
Bring your pre-smog car or motorcycle this Saturday, March 18, for a customer appreciation drive-in at ol’ Republic Brewery. DJ Vinyl Avenger will be spinning great tunes from noon- 7 p.m., followed by a performance by local favorites Grease, Grit and Grime from 7-11 p.m., and food will be available all day from noon-8 p.m. This is a free event for all ages! Bring the kids to have some food, dance to the music, and ogle some classic cars and motorcycles while you get your own groove on and sip some great beer. In addition to their regular brews, ol’ Republic will be pouring a special anniversary beer release, “Life on Mars.” For more information, visit olrepublicbrewery.com or call 530-264-7263.

Bent Metal Winery hosts Irish-themed wine and food pairing this Sunday
This Sunday, March 19, at 6 p.m., Bent Metal Winery will host one of their fabulously delicious wine and food pairings in their downtown tasting room. To add to the fun, the party will include St. Patrick’s Day trivia and prizes.
The pairing, catered by Caramelized Catering, will pair tapas-style courses with just the right Bent Metal wine. The five courses include:.

1~ Carrot Soup, paired with 2015 Sauvignon blanc.

2~ Arugula, mustard vinaigrette and Irish cheddar salad
paired with 2010 Barbera.

3~ Rubin Crostini, paired with 2012 Mourvedre.

4~ Bangers and mash, paired with 2010 Malbec.

5~ Brownie with Irish Butter Cream, paired with
2013 Late Harvest Petite Sirah.

This event will be limited to 30 people, and the cost is $40 per person. Reservations need to be made through the website at www.bentmetalwinery.com. Call 530-559-9533 for more information.