Highlander Festival - Expired Event
|Location||Tam O'Shanter Park
Kelso, WA 98626
|Description:||At beautiful Tam O'Shanter Park on Saturday, September 8th, 2012 the festivities begin with a fun run/walk 15K road race, Highland Dance Competition, Highland Games and Piping Competition. At noon will be the Welcome & Parade of Clans.|
Experience a whole weekend of Scottish & Celtic culture, with the Avenue of Clans, Scottish craft & food vendors, Scottish music & competitions, Scottish Shortbread Competition and on Saturday there will be a Silent Auction to help support the Festival.
Saturday September 8, 2012, 10:00 am please join us for the annual Highlander Festival Parade and the shortbread contest, which is held in the covered area at Tom O'Shanter Park.
There will be a Golf Tournament at Kelso Three Rivers Golf Course on Sunday, September 9th. Tee off is at 10:00 AM.
On Sunday, September 9th, there will be a Kirkin O' the Tartan Worship Service at Tam O'Shanter Park at 8:30 AM and again at 10:30 AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Kelso.
The Highland Games will begin at the park at 9:00 AM with those hardy lads and lasses tossing the caber and throwing the stone. There will be entertainment in the afternoon at the park.
The Kelso Rotary will be holding their Annual Duck Race in the afternoon raising money for charities and scholarships.
Get your Hilander Festival Buttons, on sale July 5th, for only $1.00 each and you could win many prizes have been donated from various merchants in Kelso.
Don't pass up a whole weekend of Scottish and Celtic fun at the park!
|Contact name||Cory Mugaas|
|Show hours||Sat 9-6, Sun 10-5|
|Public Admission Price||Free|
|$50 10x10, $60 10x20, $70 10x30, $80 10x40|
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