Every week we post the top things to do at local breweries around the country. This week, we focused on what’s happening at a couple of Craft Breweries on the Brew Ridge Trail.


Certainly there will be no shortage of beer and fun this weekend, with St. Paddy’s day at the Helm. Pull on your shamrock tee shirt and bobble headband, because this weekend, everyone’s Irish.


1.) St. Patrick’s Day and Full Nelson Friday at Blue Mountain

March 17, 2017 – Live Irish and Celtic music from 6-8 Full Nelson Happy Hour 5-9

Description: Irish food specials all day: Corned Beef & Cabbage, Shepherd’s Pie, Mulligan Stew, Bangers & Mash Nitro Porter on Tap 


2) St. Patricks Day and S’Mores Around the Campfire at Devil’s Backbone

Mar 17, 2017 – 11:30 AM at Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows – Roseland, VA

Description: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a pint and a corned beef and cabbage special!

3.) St. Patrick’s Day and Live Music at Wild Wolf Brewing Company

March 17, 2107 @ 7:00 pm -10:00 pm

Description: John Samson and Crooked Run play live, and a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in our four season pavilion.  No cover charge.

4.) St. Paddy’s Day, Beer Class and Brewery Tours at Starr Hill Brewery

March 18th, 2017

Description:  Starr Hill Brewery is bringing back the luck of the Irish to central Virginia with our own St. Paddy’s day celebration.  Featuring special Irish-inspired beer releases, St. Piggys throw-down with local chefs, live music with Erin and the Wildfire and Jon Spear Band, pipes and drums, Irish step dancing, limerick writing contests, games and prizes. Benefitting Relay For Life at UVA. Tickets include beer, food and limited edition St.Paddy’s mug.