UTICA – The public is invited to the Great American Irish Festival Grand Marshal Reception tonight.
The reception will be from 5-8 p.m. at the Stanley Theater. The annual event includes the Passing of the Shillelagh from last year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal, Vaughn Lang, to this year’s Grand Marshal, Judy Weeks.
Admission to the reception is $15.
Utica’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oneida Square, and it will be broadcast live on WKTV NBC. A second showing of the parade will be at 12 p.m. Sunday on NBC.