St. Patrick’s Day
Sláinte! And a very happy St. Patrick’s Day to you! Are you planning to wear green this weekend? Perhaps indulge in some Irish soda bread and pint of Guinness? There are plenty of opportunities to celebrate this Irish holiday right here in Southern Indiana, just a short drive away from the gates of Christmas Lake Village.
St. Patrick’s Day was traditionally a religious holiday that was first observed in Ireland, a far cry from the Americanized version we celebrate today. It commemorates St. Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Irish Catholics would typically attend mass and spend a quiet day with family … the pubs were traditionally closed.
Irish American immigrants began celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the…