Highland games 2017 underway at Edinboro

A week of fun is coming to Edinboro.  It's time for the annual Highland Games.  

The festival begins at six tonight, with a performance by the Tiger Maple String Band and Festival Fiddlers at Sprague Farms.  

On Saturday, the fan favorite Pro-Am Heavy Athletic Competition starts at 9am.  Of course, you'll get to enjoy all the favorite cuisine from Scotland all weekend long.  

The games wrap up on Sunday morning.

 

THURSDAY, September 7, 2017

6 – 9 p.m.....................Tiger Maple String Band, Sprague Farm & Brewery, Venango, Pa.

6 – 9 p.m.....................Celtic Mandala Workshop, Scotland Yards Greenhouse, Edinboro, Pa. 

7 p.m...........................Harps of the British Isles, Fairview Presbyterian Church, Fairview, Pa.

 

FRIDAY, September 8, 2017

Various Venues in Edinboro, Pa.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m..........Try a Harp - Free to Play, First United Presbyterian Church (Route 6N)

3 – 5:30 p.m...............Scottish & Celtic Harp SHOWCASE, First United Presbyterian Church (Route 6N)

6 p.m......................... Fiddle Workshop, Frank G. Pogue Student Center (open to all)

7 p.m......................... Regional Scottish Fiddle Championships, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

7 p.m......................... Chelsea House Orchestra, Gazebo

8:15 p.m.....................Calling of the Clans, Bonfire & Drum Circle, Gazebo Lawns

8:30 p.m.....................Diamond in the Rough, Gazebo

 

SATURDAY, September 9, 2017

Edinboro University

7:45 a.m.....................Fiddle Competition Registrations, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

8 a.m......................... Harp Competition Registrations, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

8 a.m......................... Solo Bagpipe & Drum Competition Registration, McComb Fieldhouse Lawns

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m... Solo Bagpipe & Drum Competitions, McComb Fieldhouse Lawns

8:30 – 10:30 a.m......... U.S. National Scottish Fiddle – Junior, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

9 a.m......................... Highland Dance Competitions, McComb Fieldhouse Gym

9 – 11:30 a.m..............U.S. National Scottish Harp Championships, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

9 a.m. – 3 p.m............ Pro/Am Heavy Athletic Competitions, Lawns

9 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Scottish Clan Gatherings, Clan Tent

9 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Scottish Village Vendors/ Gift Merchants, Lawns

9 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Weaving, Lawns

9 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Scottish & American Foods, Lawns & Lots

9 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Plein Air – Live Art & Exhibitions, Edinboro University

9 a.m – 4 p.m............. Local Artisan Area, Lawns

10 a.m – 2 p.m............. Archery, Lawns (Open to all)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.............Archery Tag, Lawns

10 a.m – 4 p.m............. Design Competitions, Frank G. Pogue Student Center 

10 a.m. – 3 p.m............ Childrens’ Crafts & Games,  Lawns/McComb Fieldhouse

10 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Clydesdales, Lawns

10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m....... Music Performances, Music Tent

11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m....... Chelsea House Orchestra Concert, Music Tent

11 a.m. – 2 p.m............ Design Contest, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

11 a.m. – 4 p.m............ Beer Tasting, Lawns

12:00 noon.................. Opening Ceremonies & Massed Bands, Lawns

12:30 – 3 p.m...............U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Championships, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

1 – 3:30 p.m.................U.S. National Scottish Harp Championships, Frank G. Pogue Student Center

1 – 3 p.m..................... Highland Dance Competitions, McComb Fieldhouse

1 – 4 p.m..................... Bagpipe Band Competitions, Van Houten Dining Hall

4:30 p.m...................... Closing Ceremony/Massed Bands, Lawns

6 – 10 p.m............ Ceilidh Dinner & Music, Van Houten Dining Hall - North

 

SUNDAY, September 10, 2017

Edinboro United Methodist Church

10:45 a.m.................... Chelsea House Orchestra Concert, Sponsored by Edinboro United Methodist Church

All events are FREE except the ceilidh ($35) and Single Malt Tasting ($30). $10 per car parking donation on Saturday, September 9, is appreciated!

 

 

**All events go rain or shine.

Rain Plan: Vendors in McComb Fieldhouse; Solo Piping & Drumming 3rd Floor Frank G. Pogue Student Center; Music in Celtic Court, Frank G. Pogue Student Center.

 


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