5. Sober St. Patrick’s Day

As another alternative way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, try staying sober! The Eighth Annual Sober St. Patrick’s Day in New York City will occur this Saturday, March 16 at the St. Patrick’s Youth Center. A light supper, desert, and coffee hour will be provided. World class musicians, dancers, and singers will perform at the event, showcasing traditional Irish instruments and dances. Award-winning performers such as John Whelan, a seven time “All Ireland” Champion Button Accordion Player, and Brian Conway, a five time “All Ireland” Champion Fiddle player will showcase their skills on customary Irish instruments.