Don't kid yourself. The LA Marathon is Sunday. What you're doing on Saturday is a sprint.
Downtown Dublin: St. Paddy's Day at LA Live
Party where the streets have no name as Hollywood U2 brings the rock to this five-hour-long Irish tailgate party.
Puck you: Cap it off with tickets for Kings vs. Predators at 7:30.
Sat 3-8p. L.A. Live, 1005 W. Chick Hearn Ct., Downtown (212-255-2003). Nearby: Cana Rum Bar; Mas Malo; Silo Vodka Bar
DUI-Free St. Paddy's: 6th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl
Sip Irish beer with a hearty Irish breakfast before cruising to three Irish pubs on a double-decker booze bus.
Stay on foot: Or pound $2 beers and $4 shots on a Santa Monica pub hop.
Sat 8a. Seaport Marina Hotel Lobby, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach (562-434-8451). $35; email here for reservations.
Disney Au Naturel: Naked Girls Reading
Experience Mouse magic like Walt never intended as five women disrobe for wanton readings of famous Disney fairytales.
Drink up: Stick around afterwards for a free (but, sadly, fully clothed) wine reception.
Sat 7:30p. Vlad the Retailer, 4270 Melrose Ave., Hollywood (323-668-0177). $15 here; $18 door. Nearby: Ink; Village Idiot; Gallery 1988
Medieval Bender: Drunkards & Dragons
Comedians roll the dice and bring childhood fantasies to life (well, some of them) while you drink beer at this D&D-based improv adventure.
Boondrunk saints: After, the Competitive Drinking League kicks off St. Paddy’s Day.
Fri 11p. iO West Theatre, 6366 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, (323-962-7560). $5 here. Nearby: Loaded; Hemingway’s; Beso
Undercover Art: PreCognito & Incognito 2012
Score signed, affordably priced works from 500 leading contemporary artists whose identities aren't revealed after purchase.
PreCognito: Size up the art while wining and dining tonight at the first-ever preview party.
PreCognito Tonight 7p; InCognito Sat 7p. Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamont Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica (310-586-6487). $100-25,000 here. Nearby: Bar Hayama; Buffalo Club; Upper West