Sat, Mar 07 | Westerly Library and Wilcox Park

Why St. Patrick?

Registration is Closed
Why St. Patrick?

Time & Location

Mar 07, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, 44 W Broad St, Westerly, RI 02891, USA

About the Event

  Who exactly was St. Patrick and why do we honor him every year on March 17th? Please join Liz Kading & David Iler in a lively exploration of the history, mythology, & enduring legacy of Ireland’s patron saint. Through lecture and music, we’ll use the latest scholarship to answer such questions as: did St. Patrick really drive the snakes out of Ireland? What is corned beef and why do we eat it on St. Patrick’s Day? Did St. Patrick have a wife?! & much more!    Irish refreshments will be provided.  Free and open to the public.