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Virginia Scottish Games & Festival 2014

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Virginia Scottish Games & Festival 2014

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© Virginia Scottish Games Association

The Virginia Scottish Games is a unique annual festival that began as a celebration of Alexandria's Scottish Heritage and continues to celebrate the Scottish Heritage of the whole Commonwealth. The cornerstone of the event is the highland athletic competition. The Games will host many of the top-ranked professional athletes in North America to include several who have competed at the recent World Championships.

The Virginia Scottish Games includes piping & drumming, highland dancing, and fiddling competitions along with sheep-herding demonstrations, an antique car show, a variety of vendors & crafters, clan and society exhibits, a living history encampment, childrens activities, live entertainment and plenty of Scottish food and drink.

Date and Times:
August 30-31, 2014
Games: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday Concert 6-8 p.m.

Location:
Great Meadow
5089 Old Tavern Rd
The Plains, VA.

Take I-66 W to Exit 31 for VA-245, turn left on to 245 S. Follow to signs to the park.

Admission:
Two day - adult $30
Single day - adult $20
Children 5 - 12 $5 (free on Sunday)

Saturday Competitions:

  • Professional Men's Athletics
  • Open Men's Amateur Athletics
  • Individual Piping & Drumming
  • Pipe Band
  • Highland Dance
  • Fiddling
  • British Car Show
Sunday Competitions:
  • East Coast Championships – Men's Athletics
  • Masters Men's Athletics
  • Open Women's Amateur Athletics
  • Scottish Dog Trials
  • British Car Show
Celtic Bands/Performers
  • Glengarry Bhoys
  • Emish
  • Scooter Muse & Jil Chambless
  • The Potomac Valley Fiddle Club
  • Elke Baker
  • Terpsichore
  • The Homespun Ceilidh Band
  • Peat & Barley
  • The Devil's Tailors
  • Barbara & Joe Saliunas
  • Manannan
Official Website www.vascottishgames.org

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