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Celtic Highland Games

August 25 @ 9:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm

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Celtic Highland Games

Come watch heavy athletics, caber toss, hammer throw, stone put, edged weapons competition, etc. Plenty of vendors, clan tents, food and friendly pubs. Entertainers include harper Janet Naylor, multi-instrumentalist Joe Ross, fiddle/guitar duo D ‘n A, and a bagpipe and drum band. A fun group of talented young Celtic musicians, Possibly Irish, will come down from the Salem area to be headliners. All welcome.

Activities include:

Edged Weapons Competition – originated at these Games. Competitors use axes, swords and bows on a series of tests. The winner being dubbed the Lord High Protectorate of the Games.

Vendors – Celtic, Irish, Scottish goods.  Traditional and American food.

Heavy Scottish Athletics – Started in the Highlands of Scotland to find the clan Chief’s champion. Some of the events are the caber toss,  hammer throw, stone put and more.

Entertainment – See above

Heritage – Family Clan tents. Kids Heritage tent. History Kiosk and Info booth.

Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th from 9 am to 5 pm at Henry Estate Winery.

More information is available at http://www.dccelts.org/

Details

Start:
August 25 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 26 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Henry Estate Winery
687 Hubbard Creek Road
Umpqua, OR 97486 United States
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Website:
www.henryestate.com

Organizer

Douglas County Celtic Society
Website:
www.dccelts.org

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