St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Darby Road

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Darby Road restaurant is holding their first annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival this weekend, which began Friday night with a succession of Irish Bands playing in the tent in back of the restaurant.  The Festival will continue through Sunday.

Inside the tent there will be traditional Irish fare available for purchase, a cash bar, live entertainment, Irish step dancing, and face painting.  Admission/cover charge is $5 per day and 100% of the proceeds go to the Police Athletic League (PAL).  At a special Council Meeting on Thursday night the PAL received permission to use the “hedge” property adjacent to City Hall to have pony rides on Saturday and Sunday.

In addition to the pony rides, a variety of family activities will be offered on Saturday from 12pm-4pm including face painting, and traditional Irish dancing provided by the Marie Moore School of Irish Dance. Saturday's live entertainment includes music by "Off  The Wagon" from 4pm to 8pm followed by DJ, Red Rum who will play until closing.

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Sunday's activities kick off again at 12:00 pm. Family activities on Sunday from 12pm-4pm include face painting, pony rides and traditional Irish dancing provided by the Deirdre Shea School of Irish Dancing from 12pm-2pm. Sunday's live entertainment will feature "Spontaneous Corruption" from 12:00-2:30 followed by "The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-O's" until 6 pm. The evening entertainment will be started by "The Ryan Tennis and Club House Band" from 6pm-9pm followed by "Spooge", the band fronted by Darby Road bartender Tommy Diaz who will play until midnight.

Darby Road Pub is located at 450 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains. For more information call (908) 288-7667.

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