• Central Market Westgate (4477 S. Lamar, 899-4300, www.centralmarket.com) celebrates St. Patrick's Day with an Irish-style cookout in front of the store with live music, grilled burgers with Irish cheeses, spinach bratwurst, and Irish brews such as Guinness Stout, Harp Lager, and Smithwick's Ale. Tuesday, March 17, 11am-5pm.
• North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery (10010 Capital of TX Hwy. N., 231-8157, www.nxnwbrew.com) head brewer Ty Phelps will tap a cask of his own Irish stout to pair with chef George Powell's Irish stew and soda bread in honor of St. Patrick's Day. There will be live music on the patio courtesy of Jeremy Steding & the Irish Curse Band. Tuesday, March 17, 6:30-9pm.