Highland Games and Celtic Festival Schedules

Activity Schedule

9:00 - 11:00 am: men’s heavy highland athletic competition, athletic field
10:00 am - 12:00: battle-axe competition practice throws, palisade fort
10:00 am: registration for children’s highland, gemeinhaus field
10:00 - 11:30 am: gaelic & scottish story telling,  buttner house
10:00 - 11:30 am: story telling, ken bloom potter’s house
10:00 - 11:30 am:  spinning / weaving demonstration, linda frey potter’s house
10:00 - 11:30 am:  master gardeners,  medical gardens
10:00 - 11:30 am:  blacksmith - keith roberts,  next to gemeinhaus
10:00 - 11:30 am:  cooperage demonstration - joel cooper,  barn area
10:00 - 11:30 am:  fiddle making demonstration - steve mcculler, log house
10:00 - 4:00 pm: children’s colonial games, visitor center
10:30 am: scottish string instrument workshop - melinda crawford, visitor center
10:30 am: children’s music & harp, gemeinhaus saul
10:30 - 11:15 am: lillie school of highland dance, pavilion
10:30 - 11:15 am: children’s highland games competition, gemeinhaus field
11:00 am: border collie demonstrations - dr. ben ousley, clan circle
11:30 - 12:00: opening ceremony and parade of tartans, clan circle
welcome - victoria fulton, executive director of historic bethabara park
post the colors
massed band performance
national anthem - scotland, canada and united states
renée henry
flowers of the forest - amazing grace - sir robert bell
recognition of guests
12:00 noon: parade of tartans, clan circle
registration for scottish fiddle competition, visitor center
12:00 noon: border collie demonstrations, clan circle
12:30 - 1:15: pm triad irish dancers,  pavilion
12:30 - 4:00 pm:  gaelic & scottish story telling, buttner house
12:30 - 4:00 pm:   master gardeners,  medical garden
12:30 - 4:00 pm:   spinning / weaving demonstration, linda frey potters house
12:30 - 4:00 pm:   blacksmith - keith roberts,  next to gemeinhaus
12:30 - 4:00 pm:   cooperage demonstration - joel cooper,   barn area
12:30 - 4:00 pm:   fiddle making demonstration - steve mcculler,  log house
1:00 pm: scottish fiddle competition - judge: melinda crawford, visitor center
followed by open celtic music jam visitor center
1:00 pm: children’s music and harp - renée henry, gemeinhaus - saal
1:00 – 1:30 pm: children’s battle axe completion age 10-16 years, palisade fort
1:30 pm: border collie demonstrations - dr. ben ousley, clan circle
1:30 pm:  registration for children’s highland games, gemeinhaus field
1:30 - 2:00 pm: women’s battle axe competition, palisade fort
1:30 - 2:15 pm:  greensboro scottish country dancers,  pavilion
1:30 - 3:45 pm: men’s heavy highland athletic competition, athletic field
2:00 pm: children’s music and harp - renée henry, gemeinhaus - saal
2:00 – 2:30 pm: men’s battle axe completion, palisade fort
2:00 - 2:45 pm:  children's highland games competition,  gemeinhaus field
2:30 -3:15 pm:  triad irish dancers, pavilion
3:30 pm: border collie demonstrations clan circle
3:30 - 4:00 pm greensboro scottish country dancers,  pavilion
3:45 pm: heavy athletes tug-of-war, athletic field
4:15 - 4:30 pm: closing ceremony & awards, main stage/ barn field
3:00 - 3:45 pm: triad irish dancers, pavilion
3:30 pm: border collie demonstrations, clan circle
3:45 pm heavy athletes tug-of-war athletic field
3:45 - 4:15 pm: greensboro scottish country dancers, pavilion
4:15 - 5:00 pm: closing ceremony & awards, main stage /barn field

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