A small northeast Missouri community comes to life to honor its namesake Saturday.

St. Patrick, Missouri in Clark County hosts its annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival Saturday with a full day of activities at the Shrine of St. Patrick.

The day begins with a Leprechaun 5K Race at 9 a.m. The schedule also includes a silent auction, Irish music, a roast beef dinner at 11 a.m., tours of the church and museum at noon and a celebration of Catholic Mass at 4 p.m.