This is the weekend to don some green apparel, bedeck the house in shamrocks, and get into the Irish spirit! Attend one of the many parades in NJ or get in touch with your crafty side and attend the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival with the family. Whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be with you!

WEEKEND

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. More than 275 top artisans displaying their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, fashion, home decor, furniture, gardening and photography. Live music and kids entertainment. Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset. Link here.

Pi Day Princeton. Celebrate Albert Einstein's birthday and Pi Day (Mar 14th) with pi recitations, M-Athletic events, no sock hop, look-alike contest, pie eating and throwing contests. Link here

Mar. 7th to 18th. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons. Mystic dragon lore meets authentic circus feats! IZOD Center, East Rutherford. $15 to $150. Link here. 

SATURDAY

Spring Safari. 10:30am to 12pm. Bring your boots as the ground may be wet. For kids ages K thru 5th. $7 non members. Advanced registration required. Essex County Environmental Center, Roseland. Call 973-226-6082. Link here.

20th Anniversary Birthday Bash. 12:30pm to 4pm. Rock out with DJ Polka Dot and princesses and super heroes. Cake and punch for everyone! NJ Children's Museum, Paramus. Link here

Royal Princess Breakfast. 10:45am. Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty and Belle will greet your child. Take home a princess photo frame keepsake. Breakfast included. Imagine That! Museum, Florham Park. Adult $10.99/Child $13.99. Link here.

        PARADES

Morristown St. Patrick's Day Parade. 10am. 20 bands and 50,000 attendees. Starts at Church of the Assumption and 12noon at corner of South Street and James Street. Link here

Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade. 12pm to 4pm. Dancers, bagpipers, grand floats. Kids zone features rides, talent and other activities. Processional down Morris Ave. Link here

Ocean County St. Patrick's Day Parade. 12pm to 2pm. Bands, marching units, floats and leprechauns. Seaside Heights. Link here.

Atlantic City Saint Patrick's Day Parade. 1pm. Link here.

SUNDAY

Rumplestiltskin. 11:30-12:30 and 2pm to 3pm. The timeless story about the miller who tells the royal family that his daughter spins straw into gold and the little elf who helps out. Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly. $10 tix. Link here

Maple Sugaring. 12:30pm to 1:30pm and 2pm to 3pm. Discover the history of syrup making and see how trees are tapped and the sap is boiled down. Dress warmly as program is indoors and outdoors. Tenafly Nature Center. Nonmembers $10. No strollers. Link here

Kidtoon Films: The Gruffalo & You Make Me Feel Like Dancing. 12pm. $3.50 admission. Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas. Link here

       PARADES

West Orange. 12:15pm to 4pm. Begins at 66 Main St. to Eagle Rock Avenue. Link here

Bergen County. 2pm. Starts at National Guard Armory in Teaneck and continues on Washington Avenue in Bergenfield.