Above: The schedule for this year's event.
Among the wealth of goings-on this weekend, the East Durham Irish Festival stands out. Held in the splendor of the "Irish Alps," this year's festival includes the City of Albany pipe band, music on two stages, Irish step dancing and a celebration of mass on Sunday morning. There's also a "Land of the Leprechauns" for kids with singing, storytelling and an introduction to Irish step dance. For more information, see the listing in our calendar.