It’s March in Mountain House and there are lots of great happenings around town. Celebrate the luck of the Irish in Dublin at their annual St. Patrick’s Day event. Do some wine tasting in Livermore. Catch the Livermore Valley Opera’s performance of Rossini’s The Italian Girl in Algiers. Get some home improvement ideas at the San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show, or check out all the cool cars at the Goodguys All-American Get-Together. For more details about these local events and more, check out the listings below. March 4 Main Street Friday Night Jazz Please join us as Main Street Music will turn the Grand Theatre lobby into a Jazz nightclub on select Friday nights every month or so, featuring different styles of jazz music. For more information, visit atthegrand.org. March 12 – 13 33rd Annual Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, CA for a memorable and authentic Irish experience. There will be plenty of things to do with over 250 craft and commercial vendor booths, an international food court, three stages of authentic Irish entertainment, carnival rides, and more. For more information, visit dublinca.gov. March 12, 13, 19, 20 Livermore Valley Opera: The Italian Girl in Algiers Gioachino Rossini’s first masterpiece combines comic (buffa) and tragic (seria) stories. This madcap, farcical opera pokes fun at authority figures, inept lovers, and unfaithful husbands, while making the heroine, Isabella, the clear winner in a battle of the sexes. Set off by Rossini’s brilliant music marked by slowly building crescendos with incredible energy that will keep you humming for days. Performances are at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. For more information, visit mylvpac.org. March 18 – 20 San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show The San Joaquin County Home & Garden Show will be at the Janssen-Lagorio Pavilion in Stockton. The show offers homeowners and future homeowners the opportunity to visit several vendors and get tips and new ideas to help improve and beautify their homes and yards. The show also features Food Truck Wars and fun activities for the kids. For more information, visit metroexpositions.com. March 19 Pleasanton St. Patrick’s Day Brew Crawl Downtown merchants, restaurants and local breweries will come together on Main Street from 5 pm to 8 pm for the St. Patrick’s Day Brew Crawl. For more information, visit pleasantondowntown.net. March 19 – 20 Livermore Valley’s 8th Annual Barrel Tasting Weekend This is your chance to taste wines before they have been bottled; getting a behind the scenes look into the winemaking process. Meet winemakers, bottle your own wines, enjoy food pairings, and other activities that vary by winery. For more information, visit lvwine.org. March 19 – 20 34th Annual Goodguys All-American Get-Together Car enthusiasts will want to head over to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton for this giant show! Come see over 3,000 rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, street machines, and trucks. Plus vendor exhibits, swap meet, cars-for-sale corral, and more! For more information, visit good-guys.com.