It’s St. Patrick’s Day Eve and that means the Kenosha Area Pipes and Drums Association — a bagpipe band made up of Kenosha-area firefighters, police officers and sheriff’s deputies — kicks off its annual “St. Patty’s Day Kenosha Krawl.” Today’s Krawl starts with a 10 a.m. memorial service in the Bradford High School Auditorium, 3700 Washington Road, and wraps up at 9:15 tonight at Spanky’s Bar & Grill, 2325 52nd St. The schedule is subject to change. For updates, go to www.kapda.org. And let’s be careful out there!
The Southport Quilters Guild’s annual membership show is on display at the Kenosha Public Museum. The theme is “Stitches and Stories,” with more than 70 quilts featuring vibrant colors on display. The museum, 5500 First Ave., is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free. To celebrate National Quilt Day today, Catherine Redford will give a quilting presentation at 2 p.m. on “The Language of Flowers.” Activities start at 10 a.m. at the museum. Admission is free.
Keep those Irish eyes smiling today at Racine’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, featuring Irish and Celtic music, troubadours, leprechauns, a pipe band, floats, Irish dancers, Irish wolfhounds — and more. Noon at State and Main streets.