There's much more to this northwestern suburb than giant statues of corn, though Dublin does have those too.

There's much more to this northwestern suburb than giant statues of corn, though Dublin does have those too.

Have fun:

The Memorial Tournament

5750 Memorial Dr., Dublin

614-889-6700

thememorialtournament.com

Jack Nicklaus' dream course at Muirfield Village Golf Club is available year-round to the deep-pocketed elite, but we all get a peek at it each spring when the world's best golfers arrive in Dublin to face off in one of the game's most prestigious tournaments.

Have fun:

Dublin Irish Festival

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 6-8

Coffman Park, Dublin

dublinirishfestival.org

The shamrock suburb celebrates its namesake each August, paying tribute to everything Irish. Fill up on traditional Irish breakfast to prepare for a day of swigging Guinness and listening to every potential Irish music subgenre, from traditional folk tunes to Celtic rock. Slainte!

Eat up:

Tucci's Wood-Fired Bistro

35 N. High St., Dublin

614-792-3466

tuccisbistro.com

From its spot in the center of historic downtown Dublin, this popular place serves self-described "California bistro" fare. Seasonal wood-fired pizzas are a favorite menu item, and a long wine list includes lots of picks from the Golden State.