Make mine a Guinness – there's no shortage of St Patrick’s Day celebrations being held in Dorset this weekend.

The patron saint of Ireland will be honoured across the world on Sunday, March 17, in what has become the world’s favourite excuse for a party and enjoying the craic.

Not wanting to miss out, Dorset will be having its own St Paddy's Day party – here’s what’s going on locally if want to get involved.

Music at the Dry Dock, 6-7 St Thomas Street, Weymouth

The weekend begins with a music event for all the community. Tonight, Friday, March 15 from 6-9pm there will be an Open Mic Night with Elijah Wolf. All styles, genres, talent and ability are welcome.

Dorset Echo:

On Saturday, March 16, between 7pm and 9pm, enjoy violin and acoustic guitar classics from Aaron Carter and Barbara Gasior, who will be bringing Irish vibes to the weekend.

Royal Oak, Dorchester Road, Weymouth

There will be another chance to hear the Irish themed sound of Aaron Carter and Barbara Gasior at the Royal Oak pub on Sunday, March 17 from 7.30pm.

Rendezvous, Weymouth

On St Patrick’s Day itself, Sunday, March 17, this pop punk and alternative trio Circus of Thieves will perform at the harbourside pub from 7.30pm to 9pm.

The Lugger, Chickerell

Dorset Echo:

Hear traditional and contemporary folk music when Jaunty play on Saturday, March 16. Enjoy live music, traditional Irish food and plenty of good craic!

Brittania Inn, Portland

Join Georgy & Friends at this island pub on Sunday, March 17 from 4pm to 7pm.

Also on Sunday…

Jaunty will perform from 1.30pm at the Golden Lion, Weymouth, and from 8pm at The Belvedere, Weymouth

Did we miss your St Patrick's Day event? Tell us about it in the comments section below.