Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish dancing, Shamrock Shindig: 5 things to do in The Woodlands area, March 15-17

St. Patrick's Day is Sunday, and a variety of events in The Woodlands area mark the holiday with Irish dancing and other seasonal celebrations. Other events planned March 15-17 include a fishing derby and a garage sale.


Friday-Saturday
Find treasures at the annual community garage sale
The Shenandoah Civic Club sponsors a biannual community garage sale for city residents, with signs posted throughout town to direct customers to participating blocks and homes. Free. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Locations throughout the city. www.shenandoahtx.us





Friday-Saturday
Watch Irish dance performances with the family
The Woodlands Children's Museum presents Irish dance performances throughout the day March 15-16. Gabe the Leprechaun and roving juggler Claude Sims also make appearances each day. 10:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $7 (admission). The Woodlands Children's Museum, 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org





Friday-Sunday
See live music at Dosey Doe Big Barn
Concerts scheduled this weekend include Tejas Brothers (Friday, 8:30 p.m.), The Level One Band (Saturday, 8:30 p.m.) and The Urban Cowboy Reunion (Sunday, 7 p.m.). Times, prices vary. Dosey Doe Big Barn, 25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands.
281-367-3774. www.doseydoe.com





Saturday
Fish in the 12th annual Creekwood Fishing Derby
Participants in the derby, sponsored by The Woodlands Professional Firefighters Association, can earn prizes for catching fish. 8-10 a.m. Free. Creekwood Park, 3383 S. Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands.
281-516-7348. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov





Saturday
Celebrate with the annual Shamrock Shindig
Attendees can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish dancers and bagpipers, food trucks, children’s activities and artisan vendors. Noon-6 p.m. $5. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 713-594-3165. www.inspireprod.com


By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.


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