Irish Fest in Arlington Heights opened Friday night to a crowd ready to party. The annual two-day festival on the grounds of the Arlington Heights Historical Museum pulls together Irish song, dance, entertainment, food and vendors from around the Chicago area. The festival continues from 4 to 11 p.m. today at Euclid and Vail avenues on the north side of downtown Arlington Heights.
Here is today's lineup:
4 p.m.: McNulty Irish Dancers perform.
4 to 8 p.m.: Odds and Ends Exhibit.
4 to 8 p.m.: Wee Folk Tent open, with face painting and balloons.
5 p.m.: Celli Workshop.
4:45 to 6:15 p.m.: Mulligan Stew performs.
6:15 p.m.: Best Legs in Kilt Contest.
6:45 to 8:15 p.m.: The Chancey Brothers perform.
8:30 p.m.: Bagpipes & Drums of the Emerald Society perform.
8:45 p.m.: Irish raffle drawing.
9 to 10:30 p.m.: Mike & Joe perform.