2020 Celebrate the Shamrock in Jacksonville

Saturday, March 14th is when we
Celebrate the Shamrock!
“Go To Town” in Jville this St. Patrick’s Day

Enjoy special offerings of wine tasting, prizes, discounts, tasty treats and much more. Make it an overnight getaway and enjoy some great restaurants, a fun day of shopping and maybe a spa treatment.

Saturday, March 14 2020 is when we Celebrate the Shamrock! 

  • Win Grand Prize Basket - Over $500 Value

    Stop in at any of the following merchants and enter to win our grand prize basket (value over $500). Enter to win 12-5pm. Winner will be announced on Sunday, March 15th. Must be 21 or older to win.

    Plus, discounts and goodies for you to enjoy including:

    Artist & Gardener

    Art Presence: Textile artist, Charlotte Wirfs, will be demonstrating sewing shamrock designs on card stock with embroidery threads. These can be used for greeting cards, small art pieces, gift tags, and scrapbooking. During her demo she will have finished items on display. She also will provide a supply list and a how-to handout. (1-5pm)

    Blue Door Garden Store: shots of Irish cream 

    Carefree Buffalo

    Cotton Broker

    Crown Jewel: special in-store discounts

    Dan McGeorge Gallery: wine tasting, plus a special giveaway of a 16 x 20 or an 18 x 24 studio print with any purchase of framed or ordered photography.

    Farmhouse Treasures: chocolate mint fudge

    Jacksonville Company: DANCIN wine tastings and Pennington Farms shamrock cookies. Be sure and check out the beautiful Brighton Heart Leaf Clover Charm. This Swarovski-encrusted shamrock will be the centerpiece of your St. Patrick’s Day charm jewelry. Or, wear it as a souvenir of your trip to the Emerald Isle, or as a token of your Irish heritage!

    LaBoheme: EdenVale wine tasting and shamrock cookies

    Pico’s: Find the hidden shamrock around the store and receive a discount on your purchase!

    Pot Rack

    RebelHeart Books: “Name that Irish Author” and receive a prize!

    TerraFirma Gift: Lucky Leprechaun ginger fruit punch and Sweet Treat 1-4 pm. Surprise clover gift with purchase and double punches on our Terra Firma Green Punch Card all day long!

    WillowCreek: Mustard Seed cookies, discounts on green jewelry!

    Plus, complimentary professional jewelry cleaning & inspection by jeweler Thom Gregg from 12 to 2:30pm.

  • Entertainment

    Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

    Bring the kids for ice cream and cupcakes while two giant leprechauns, Tonka and Mato, pull you in a covered wagon through Jacksonville as you search for the POT OF GOLD. First one on the wagon to spot it will win a prize!  May the luck the Irish be with you.

    Meet at the courthouse across from the Mustard Seed Cafe. Rides are 30 min long. Rides available 1-5pm.

    Adults $9 and children $6 ages 12 and under. For questions: Call Garry 541-660-4835

    Selfie Station

    Get decked out in St. Patrick’s Day green and take your picture to remember Celebrate the Shamrock 2020! Props will be set-up on the corner of N. Oregon/California Street (next to the face painter) for you to use. Be sure and tag us in your pictures too!

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    KID’S ACTIVITIES

    Scavenger Hunt

    Stop off at the Jacksonville Community Center to pick up a green paper guide (or print one here) to help you search for lucky leprechauns in town! Each little man in green you find will lead you closer to the code to unlock your treasure back at the JCC! Good Luck!

    Face Painting

    Free face painting from 12:30-3:30pm on the corner of N. Oregon & California Street (next to the Post Office)

    Arts & Crafts

    Join us at Odd Fellows Hall (175 N. Oregon St., next door to GoodBean Coffee Company) for St. Patrick’s Day crafting 12-4pm.

    Strolling Musicians

  • Special Menu Options at Restaurants & Tasting Rooms

    Back Porch Bar & Grill will feature a traditional Irish dish, corned beef and cabbage

    Bella Union featuring Grasshopper Mud Pie, made with chocolate mint ice cream, oreo cookie crust, whipped cream and hot fudge. Shamrock Martini (Jameson, St. Germain, Fresh Lemon, Muddled Cucumber and Simple Syrup)

    C Street Bistro will feature Smoked Pastrami Hash and Braised Cabbage

    DANCIN Vineyards “Celebrate the Shamrock Flight” This flight two award winning wines along with the Adagio, which has a special connection to the history of Jacksonville.

    Good Bean Coffee St. Patrick’s themed baked goods and specialty drinks

    Quady North Special Case Price for our 2017 GSM, with 15% off of cases for all of our guests in the tasting room.

    Schoolhaus Brewhaus

    Traditional Irish dishes with a twist:

    • Stout braised Oregon lamb pot pie with Tillamook white cheddar crust and pea shoot salad
    • Blaco and tan porchetta. Lager braised with stout glaze pork belly roulade with house smoked kraut and roasted fingerling potatoes
    • Corned beef and cabbage soup
    • Chocolate guinness and baileys jello shots

    South Stage Cellars Live Music by Alissa Weaver with Pacifica, from 6-8 PM. No charge.