Fish isn’t the only thing frying at area fish fries this weekend.
Take what’s coming out of the fryer at Carroll High School’s St. Pat's Fest from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 9.
The army of volunteers behind the annual festival have brought back the Irish Fries that debuted in 2018.
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These loaded fries are simple, but tasty, crinkle cut French fries topped with sour cream, bacon and cheddar cheese.
Karla Obergefell, an event organizer, said a few sprinkles of chives are added for color.
The fries will be sold for $3 during the festival alongside a list of food items that includes Irish stew, corned beef, soda bread, Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake, funnel cakes, hot dogs and hamburgers.
Admission to the family-friendly festival is free. There will be a tent, live bands a trivia contest and games.
The Saturday festival was launched four years ago.
St Pat’s Fest follows the school’s 34th annual fish fry set 6 p.m. to midnight today, March 8.
Admission to the fish fry is $20 at the door. The cost includes food and $10 worth of drink tickets.