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Tom sweeney • Star Tribune file ,

Family spotlight: Irish celebrations

  • March 9, 2013 - 6:24 PM

IRISH CELEBRATION AND DAY OF IRISH DANCE

Live entertainment will get families in the spirit of St. Patrick’s day. Local and regional musicians and Irish dancers. Taste traditional Irish food and beer. Seminars on Irish topics including language and music.(9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. next Sun. $4-$6. Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul. 651-292-3225. www.landmarkcenter.org.)

MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL

Celebrate the maple sap harvest and learn about maple trees and make a craft. Drill and tap a tree and dash through a sap obstacle course. Taste syrup and learn how to make candy. (1-4 p.m. Sat. $5. Lowry Nature Center, Carver Park Reserve, 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria. 763-559-6700. www.threeriversparkdistrict.org.)

MELISSA WALKER

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