Irish Celebration Information

20/20: A Wee Bit of Ireland in Tennessee is the theme for the 58th Annual Wearin’ of the Green Irish Day Parade and Arts & Crafts Festival. Although we celebrate the heritage of Erin, our Irish Day Celebration has been listed as one of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day events in the United States!

The many events are listed in the Schedule of Events.  

The Kick Off Breakfast will be held on Friday, March 13 at Erin City Hall.  The Lord High Mayor will be revealed and the Emerald Awards will be announced.

On March 10, the Houston County Arts Council will host the a free concert at the Erin Methodist Church. The Nashville Irish Trio will be performing for the fourth year!  Following the concert they will meet with local musicians. 

On Irish Day there will be over 100 Craft and Food Vendors in downtown Erin! The Leprechaun Parade  departs from the Erin Church of the Nazarene!  And, at 11:00 the Grand Parade will depart from the Houston County Middle School!

A map showing our city and parking is here.

HC Legislative Body Meetings

In February 2020, the following meetings will take place at the Houston County Courthouse (unless otherwise indicated):

February 4 – 5:00pm:    Solid Waste Committee

February 6 – 10:00am: Risk Management Committee

February 10 – 4:00pm:     Hospital Board Meeting at Houston County Community Hospital

February 13 – 5:00pm: Census Committee

February 18 – 5:00pm: Solid Waste Committee

February 24 – 4:00pm: Hospital Board Meeting at Houston County Community Hospital

 

The Houston County Legislative Body meeting will be scheduled in March
 at the Houston County Courthouse.

All meetings are open and the public is encouraged to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

Genealogy Workshop

Join us for the 10th year of Genealogy Workshops hosted by Melissa Barker at the Houston County Library. As well as being a professional genealogist, Melissa is the Houston County Archivist.

Bring your research with you and get help checking out genealogy websites! Perhaps you will be able to break down a brick wall!

On February 25, the topic will be:
Marriage Records:  What Happened Before and After the I Do’s!“.

The Friends of the Houston County Library will provide the pizza!

Irish Day Celebration 2020

The 58th Annual Wearin’ of the Green Irish Day Parade and Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on March 21, 2020. Our Irish Day Celebration is often listed as one of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the United States!   

If your little ones would like to be in the Leprechaun Parade, click here for more information.  The Grand Parade rules and application form are here.

 

HC Historical Society

The Houston County Historical Society meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Erin City Hall at 7:00pm.  Join us to learn about the history of Houston County!

On January 14, James Bridges will be presenting the
State of Houston County”.