Irish Heritage Weekend

St. Patty's Day has landed on a weekend, which means a wide variety of activities to celebrate the Feast of St. Patrick. Families can explore the Irish heritage of one of Minnesota's most influential families on themed tours of the James J. Hill House. Learn how the Hill family retained their Irish values and culture with demonstrations on needlepoint and lace-making. Hear organ tunes and stories of the Hills' servants. (10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun. $6-$10. James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Av., St. Paul. 651-297-2555.