Nelson will hold a St. Patty’s Day Bash and Parade with a parade at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 14.

The $10 parade entry fee will be donated to the Alexandria Response Fund. Entry forms are available at Corral Saloon & Eatery or by emailing shawkinson@hotmail.com. St. Patrick's Day is officially celebrated on Tuesday, March 17.

A bean bag tournament will begin at 1 p.m., with music in the afternoon and a costume contest at 10:30 p.m.

(Note: An earlier version of this story had an incorrect starting time for the parade.)