DAVENPORT, Iowa - St. Patrick's Day is coming up and we have three ways you can bring out your Irish:
CASI St. Patrick's Day Race
The 5K takes place Saturday morning, March 16th, in downtown Davenport at 10am. There's also a 1-Mile Family Fun Run and Tot Trot that start at 9am.
This is the 37th Annual CASI St. Patrick's Day Race. It's a major fundraiser for CASI, the Center for Active Seniors. In 2018, this event raised $70,000 for vital senior services including the senior emergency food pantry, fans for seniors during the hot summer months, and Jane's Place Adult Day Services Program.
If you don't want to run, but still want to help - you can be a "Ghost" Runner. You pay $30 and don't have to show up! Registration is $35 for anyone wanting to walk or run the 5K and $17 for anyone participating in the 1-Mile Family Fun Run or Tot Trot.
For more information and/or to register, click here.
The Grand Parade XXXIV
Be on the lookout for the News 8 crew, along with "The Beast!" Temperatures will be around 40 degrees with plenty of sunshine. There's 0% chance of rain or snow.
Kelly's St. Patrick's Day Festival
After the parade, one of the things you can do is go to the Front Street Brewery Taproom in downtown Davenport. The business is teaming up with the owner of the old Kelly's Irish Pub again to host the festival.
There's going to be live music, dancing, food, and green beer. Admission's free. The fun Saturday starts at 9 a.m. It continues until midnight, Sunday, March 17. The weekend starts early though Friday, March 15 at 4 p.m.