7th Annual Great Topeka Bed Race - 6th and Jackson - Check In/Inspection at 8am - Race begins at 10:00am - fun for all. Proceeds to benefit Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
Mater Dei Irish Fest - Starts with The 3rd Annual Mater Dei Irish Fest 5k Fun Run and Leprechaun Leap will be Saturday, March 14 at 9am. Then, join these fine folks as they celebrate the day with food, beer and music immediately following mass at 11:30am. Irish food and drink will be available before, during and after the parade in our outdoor Beer Garden (pray for a sunny day). The Irish Fest will be open until 6pm.
Irish Sing-A-Long at Assumption Church at 8th and Jackson at 10:00 am - Mass at 10:30 am.
The Annual Parade at High Noon. Oh, glory be, a Saturday Parade. Wear your walkin shoes, this will be a big one!
The Celtic Street Fair—- 1:00-4:00pm - This year, the Topeka St. Patrick's Day Committee is "takin it to the streets!" The Kelihans will be playing in conjunction with the Mater Dei Irish Fest on a stage at 8th and Jackson. Pray for good weather, but if it's a bit chilly, there will be a tent and some shelter from the cold.