St. Patrick’s day comes early at The Dock At Inwood. The 2nd Annual Irish Fest & Soda Bread Contest happens this weekend on Saturday, March 7th. The event benefits Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Will & Grundy County. Owners Rick and Mike Trafton say the event begins with free activities for the kids from noon to 3 p.m. The Soda bread judging begins at 2 p.m.
Last year’s winner never made soda bread before. The Soda bread drop-off time is between noon and 2 p.m. with a $10 donation to BBBS to enter the contest. First place prize is $1,000 Southwest Airlines Voucher & Trophy.
Also at 3 p.m. the Keigher Academy of Irish Dance performs and at 5 p.m. the Joliet Police and Fire Bagpipers perform.