Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival is Saturday at IPFW

By on June 11, 2010

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Press release from the Fort Wayne Scottish Cultural Society:

Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival is Saturday at IPFW

With just days until the 24th annual Indiana Highland Games and Scottish Festival, the excitement is heating up on the grounds of Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne — the new home of the festival.

The gates open at 9 a.m. on Saturday and will remain open until 8 p.m. with bagpipe bands, live entertainment featuring Indiana talent, free children’s activities, highland animals and border collies, Scottish clan tents, genealogy assistance, living history presentations and hands-on activities, sanctioned highland athletics competitions, highland dancing exhibitions, a beer tent, Celtic foods and much more waiting to be discovered.

Bands in the entertainment tent this year include the Mimi Burns Band of Fort Wayne, Hogeye Navvy of Indianapolis, Janice Furtner of Fort Wayne and others.

Admission is $10 for adults and children under 12 may attend for free.

Founded in 1986, the Scottish Cultural Society promotes and celebrates Scottish culture and heritage in Indiana. The society provides a variety of activities for its members and the community at large. The organization sponsors the Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival, one of the largest Scottish events in Indiana.

For more information, visit www.scottishsocietyftw.org.

 

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