• June 3, 2017
  • 10:45 PM
  • Friendsville Town Park

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SATURDAY JUNE 3rd

Dublin 5  •  IONA
Aurora Celtic  •  Lynne Dale  •  Greg Latta

Duffy School of Irish Dance  •  Potomac Highlands Scottish Country Dancers  •  Highland Athletic Games  •  Pipe & Drum Bands  •  Shepherding  •  Artisan Marketplace  •  Children’s Activities  •  Food & Fun

Saturday, June 3, 2017
11am – 8pm
Friendsville Community Park
Friendsville, MD


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Festival Organizer Marci McClive pipes up a tune in Friendsville.

Watch the amazing border collies herding sheep.
Enjoy our talented Irish traditional and Scottish county dancers and then join in the fun: learn how to do Ceili dancing and Scottish country dancing.

Enjoy a variety of food, including Scottish and Irish traditional fare, shortbread, bangers and mash, tatties and ‘neeps, and, of course, sausages, hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, and fries. Local food vendors serving local farm raised meats. Irsh spirits and fun.

Find or design and wear a costume! Imagine: Outlander, Harry Potter, Faeries, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones! Enter a competition: adult and kid prizes.
Vendors will sell such items as handcrafted Celtic jewelry, pottery, artifacts, handcrafted wood art, glass, art prints, and much more…

Celtic fest Dancers

Come to hear the skirl of the Great Highland bagpipes, sing along with traditional Irish pub tunes, enjoy the romance of evocative Celtic music that bridges the cultures of Scotland, Ireland and Appalachia.

MORNING EVENTS:

  •  Aurora Celtic
  •  Costume Shop
  •  Lynne Dale – Celtic Harp
  •  Greg Latta – Appalachian Music, Pipes
  • Story Telling
  • Irish Dancing
  • Border Collies (herding livestock)
  • Glen of Clans
  • Celtic Marketplace
  • Food Vendors

NOON: The Gathering and Opening
Massed Bands


AFTERNOON EVENTS:

  • The Great Highland Games
  • Kids’ Highland Games
  • Aurora Celtic
  • Costume Contest
  • Lynne Dale – Celtic Harp – sponsored by Mountaineer Log Homes
  • Greg Latta – Appalachian Music, Pipes
  • The Shanty Irish
  • Story Telling
  • Border Collies (herding livestock)
  • Irish Dancing sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council
  • Learn to Ceili Dance
  • Scottish Country Dance sponsored by Garrett Cty. Arts Council
  • Learn the Scottish Country Dance
  • Glen of Clans
  • Celtic Marketplace
  • Food Vendors

Take time to stroll along the wild and scenic Youghiogheny River.  Enjoy a walk through the town of Friendsville.  Enjoy your day in another place. . . another time.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

Watch the drama of historic Highland Athletic Games and encourage your kids to play along.

NOON: The Gathering and Opening
Massed Bands

AFTERNOON EVENTS:

  • The Great Highland Games
  • Kids’ Highland Games
  • Aurora Celtic
  • Costume Contest
  • Lynne Dale – Celtic Harp – sponsored by Mountaineer Log Homes
  • Greg Latta – Appalachian Music, Pipes
  • The Shanty Irish
  • Story Telling
  • Border Collies (herding livestock)
  • Irish Dancing sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council
  • Learn to Ceili Dance
  • Scottish Country Dance sponsored by Garrett Cty. Arts Council
  • Learn the Scottish Country Dance
  • Glen of Clans
  • Celtic Marketplace
  • Food Vendors

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Learn more about your clan history at The Glen of Clans.

 

Link to Celtic Fest Website