Those in Cherokee County looking for ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day will have a number of events to choose from throughout the week.
Rootstock in downtown Woodstock is offering an Irish Whiskey Tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday night to kick off St. Patrick's Day festivities. Tickets are $45 to "savor a taste of Ireland, share whiskey pours, great food, and even better company," according to the restaurant's website. Rootstock is located at 8558 Main St. in Woodstock. For more information, visit bit.ly/36qGjNB.
MadLife Stage and Studios
A U2 tribute band Elevation will perform from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at MadLife Stage and Studios. "Capturing the energy, spirit, and music of U2 are how Elevation – The U2 Tribute, approaches every live show," according to Woodstock's website. The setlist spans from the "Boy" album to "Songs of Experience." MadLife Stage and Studios is located at 8722 Main St. in Woodstock. Tickets are $24.50. For more information visit bit.ly/3JdQaF8.
R.T. Jones Memorial Library
R.T. Jones Memorial Library will celebrate St. Patrick's Day from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday by watching the animated film "Gulliver's Travels" (1939, based on the 1726 book by Irish author Jonathan Swift). There will be snacks, activities, and more. Registration is not required. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. R.T. Jones Memorial Library is located at 116 Brown Industrial Parkway in Canton.
Canton Icehouse is hosting a St. Patrick's Day party from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday. The bar is offering $2.99 Green Beer Pints as well as $4.99 Irish Car Bombs and Picklebacks all night at the bar, located at 150 Keith Drive. Wear green a receive a raffle ticket to win a prize.
Donovan's Irish Cobbler
Donovan's Irish Cobbler will host its annual St. Patrick's Day parking lot party Thursday and will feature live entertainment from 4 to 8 p.m. on the patio. The party will feature a DJ from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The party will feature Irish food and drinks. Doors open at noon. There will be a limited menu. St. Patrick’s Day festivities will continue through the weekend. Doors open Friday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with featured drinks and menu items. For more information, visit www.donovansirishcobbler.com.
Keegan's Public House
Keegan's Public House in Woodstock will be open from 11 a.m. to midnight Thursday. There will be music all day inside and outside, indoor and outdoor bars, and tents set up. The bar is located at 1085 Buckhead Crossing, Suite 140 in Woodstock. For more information on the bar, visit www.keegansirishpub.net/events.
The Mill on Etowah
The Mill on Etowah is hosting Green on the Green from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature a shamrock shuffle from noon to 4 p.m. Other activities include visiting tenants to gather stickers to enter completed cards for raffle prizes; live music and glow sticks from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on the green. Pretzels will be available throughout the day, and a barbecue food truck will open at 5 p.m. There will also be face painting at the green. The Mill on Etowah is located at 225 Reformation Parkway in Canton.