Lochland’s shepherds pie, via Facebook

Lochland’s Food and Spirits is going all in for St. Patrick’s Day next month. The events and performance line up is already up for the two days of celebration, which will be Mar. 12 and Mar 17.

St. Patrick’s Day is and Irish religious holiday that celebrates the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death. He was the patron saint of Ireland in the fifth century.

The restaurant typically opens at 3 p.m., but will open early at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 12 for the 6 Nations rugby game and 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day.

Patrons can expect live music performances from Sluggers Rule and Behan, bagpipes, Irish dancers and traditional Irish dishes.

Lochland’s is located at 8518 Plano Road.