That would be the St. Pat’s Parade. You could be Polish, Pagan, and Purple and still be warmly welcomed to the Northfield version of this annual celebration. It’s this Saturday, March 14th. Meet at 2:00 p.m. to gather at Econo, the parade begins at 2:30 p.m., ends at the Carnegie Library, with festivities continuing all day long.
But first, Friday, March 13th, it’s Occasional Jazz, 5 to 7 p.m., The Contented Cow, The Little Prince, Haugen Theater, St. Olaf College campus, Rock N Roll Revival, 8 p.m., Northfield Middle School, Karaoke, 9 p.m., The Rueb-N-Stein, Draper Daniels at The Contented Cow, Joe Meyer at The Tavern Lounge (riverside of The Archer House), and Mark Mraz at Froggy Bottoms.
Then Saturday, it’s that parade thing, 2:30 p.m., EconoFoods Parking Lot to the Historic Carnegie Public Library, The Little Prince, 2:00 & 7:30 p.m., Haugen Theater, St. Olaf College campus, Get Down Tonight: Auction for the Arts, 7 to 11 p.m., Northfield Arts Guild Center for the Arts, Rock N Roll Revival, 8 p.m., Middle School Auditorium, Karaoke, 9 p.m., Fieldhouse, DJ Music, 9 p.m., The Rueb-N-Stein, Matt Arthur and the Bratlanders at The Tavern Lounge, The Options at The Contented Cow, and Lori Landry at The James Gang HideAway.
Finally, Sunday, March 15th, it’s The Little Prince, 2 p.m., Haugen Theater, St. Olaf College campus, Rock N Roll Revival, 2 p.m., Middle School Auditorium, St. Olaf Band Concert, 3:30 p.m., Skoglund Center on the St. Olaf College campus, African Fundraising Feedback, 4 p.m., The Contented Cow, and then the usual line-up of Politics, Roots, and Quizzes, from about 6 to 10 p.m. at The Cow.