Saturday, March 16, 2013
Weather for the parade and Irish Market was anything but warm and sunny, but many brave Palatinians came out anyway! Share your pics with Palatine Patch!
Happy St. Patrick's Day! The weather was, fierce, on Saturday afternoon as cold wind blew, snowflakes floated through the air and temperatures were in the 30's-but hundreds of Palatine and area residents braved the weather to enjoy the parade. And the Irish Market, or maybe both! Share your St. Patty's Day pictures with Palatine Patch - your editor (yours truly) was marching in the parade handing out goodies to parade go-ers, and did not takes pictures of the parade!! Upload yours if you have them to share the St. Patrick's Day parade, or overall experience with others!
Saturday, March 9, 2013
In addition to the Saturday parade, there is an Irish Market and entertainment all day Sunday. And don't forget to enter the St. PATCHrick's Day Photo Contest!
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
“Paint the Town Green” is more than just a parade, it’s a festival featuring everything Irish with food, drink, entertainment and shopping all throughout the town.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, February 26
Palatine’s “Paint the Town Green” celebration on Saturday, March 16th is more than just a parade, it’s a festival for everything Irish with food, drink, entertainment and shopping all throughout the town. “We are going to have a family-friendly day of celebration for St. Patrick’s Day,” said event coordinator, Liz Noe of ElizEvents. “Irish food, drink and entertainment will be available at a number of local establishments." There will be all kinds shopping opportunities and we’ll be collecting items to support the homeless and near-homeless through Journeys the Road Home during the parade, Noe said. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to the parade route. During the day, Durty Nellie’s will be serving Irish food and …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Three one year passes to entertainment at Durty Nellie's will be awarded to randomly drawn winners.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Get ready to enjoy 16 different vendors selling jewelry, trinkets, Irish wares and much more at the Irish Market to be held in conjunction with the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, February 19
When Palatine celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with the “Paint the Town Green” celebration on Saturday, March 16th, revelers will have the opportunity to see a little bit of Ireland at the festival’s Irish Market under a tent at Durty Nellie’s, 180 North Smith Street in Palatine. “We will be giving the community a taste of Ireland at our Irish Market,” said event coordinator, Liz Noe of ElizEvents. “From 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM the tent in Durty Nellie’s parking lot will become a little piece of Ireland and provide tasty treats, shopping opportunities and the chance to share the green with others.” Paint the Town Green’s Irish Market will feature 16 vendors. For the Irish at heart, Bead World will be selling Celtic jewelry, Bonkers Gifts will …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Palatine Celebrates St. Pat’s Day with Paint the Town Green Events, including the annual parade, Irish Market,
Wednesday, February 13
Palatine will ‘Paint the Town Green’ on Saturday, March 16th with the community’s third annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, which includes a parade, Irish market and festivities at various businesses throughout the town. “We’ve planned a family-friendly day of activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day,” said event coordinator, Liz Noe, of ElizEvents. “We’ll have Irish food, drink, entertainment, shopping and we’ll be collecting items to support the homeless and near-homeless served by Journeys the Road Home." This is going to be a great day to be Irish or pretend to be Irish, she said. The festivities will begin with an Irish Market under a tent outside of Durty Nellie's, 180 North Smith Street, in downtown Palatine. The Market will …
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Palatine's first St. Patrick's Day parade rolled through downtown at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Monday, March 7, 2011
The countdown to Palatine's inaugural Paint the Town Green celebration has begun.
With less than a week to go before the inaugural Paint the Town Green celebration on Saturday, March 12, it's difficult to not begin looking at the weather forecast. Northern Illinois is known for its unpredictable weather and the month of March can be the most unpredictable of them all. Sunshine? Sure. Tornadoes? Sure. Blizzards? Sure. March is a month that has it all, from a weather perspective, anyway. In fact, three of the 10 largest Chicago snowfalls in history occurred during March. The record high for March 12 – the day of the parade and festivities – is 81 in 1990. That sounds pretty good. The record low? One degree in 1948. Not so good. So far the forecast from the National Weather Service is encouraging: A slight chance of rain …
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
The first "Paint the Town Green Event" is slated for Saturday, March 12.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Palatine is gearing up for the “Paint the Town Green” celebration March 12, an event organizers hope will become an annual tradition. “We are going to have a family-friendly day of celebration for St. Patrick’s Day,” said event coordinator Liz Noe of ElizEvents in a press release. “Irish food, drink and entertainment will be available at a number of local establishments. They’ll be collecting items to support the homeless and near-homeless through Journeys from PADS to HOPE.” “Paint the Town Green” is funded privately and is not being paid for by the village of Palatine. According to a press release from organizers, the event will kick off with a parade at 11 a.m. in downtown Palatine. The parade begins at 200 W. Wood St. The parade …
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Organizers for the inaugural "Paint the Town Green" St. Patrick's Day parade are accepting applications.
Organizers for the inaugural "Paint the Town Green" St. Patrick's Day event are accepting applications through Jan. 31 for entry into the parade and Irish Market. "We encourage applicants to be creative and really 'share the green' in 2011," stated Liz Noe, the event coordinator, in a press release. "This will be one of the very few St. Patrick's parades in the Chicago area and I'm excited to see it happen in Palatine." "Paint the Town Green" will be in downtown Palatine on Saturday, March 12. The event will include a parade beginning at 11 a.m., an Irish Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Metra train station, 137 W. Wood St., and an after party at Durty Nellie's at 180 N. Smith St. in downtown Palatine starting at 4 p.m. The parade also…