Green Beer Races Are Coming

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Padraic Whelan, Mike Nigh; Photo by JP BradyThe public is cordially invited to attend the 2013 Green Beer Races on Saturday, March 16th from Noon to 8pm (Rain or Shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State Street in Annapolis. The historic private club, founded in 1929, will host 4-person (2 men, 2 women) Bar/Restaurant Relay and Children’s (Kool-Aid®) races in addition to the annual Men’s, Women’s and Kids’ Keg Toss. The premiere event will feature a series of team relay races in which contestants carry Green Beer on trays while completing a course as fast as possible. Teams will face off in tournament elimination, with the winning team of each race moving to the next round. Schedule is as follows:

Outside Activities:

  • Noon……………………..Gates open; Race & Keg Toss Registration
  • 12:15pm………………..“Call to the Races” by Hal, the Piper; “Traditional Irish Toast” by Dave Aland, Ancient Order of the Hibernians
  • 12:30pm………………..Adult Relay Race and Keg Toss Registration 1:00pm………………….Kids Green Kool-Aid® Races (no pre-registration required)
  • 2:00pm………………….Adult Relay Races & Keg Toss 2:30pm & 4:00pm…..The Teelin Irish Dance Company
  • 3:00pm………………….Keg Toss
  • 4:30pm………………….”Best Dressed Dog” & “Cutest Leprechaun” Judging Post-Race Celebration (Inside): 3:00pm-5:00pm………Ebb & Flo, Local Acoustic Favorites
  • 5:00pm-8:00pm………Michael McHenry Tribe; Soulful, Psychedelic, Funky Rock music

Refreshments will be available for purchase including Green Beer, Corned Beef & Cabbage with Irish Soda Bread, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Steamed Spiced Shrimp, Freshly-Shucked Oysters on the Half Shell and more. In addition, prizes will be awarded for “Best Dressed Dog” and “Cutest Leprechaun.” A portion of the proceeds of the 2013 Green Beer Races will benefit GEORGETOWN EAST ELEMENTARY. For more information about the event or to sponsor a team, go to www.EastportDC.com or call media coordinator, Jeni Parris Brady, 443.871.9088.

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