Highland Games Bring Out the Scot in the Lot of Us

Categories:  Events    Arts & Culture/Entertainment
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Highland Games Bring Out the Scot in the Lot of Us by Ryan Smith
MARC DALMALDUR

Kilted or not, everyone can get a little (or, a lot) Scottish at the Highland Games on the green, rolling campus of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

From traditional Scottish fare to bagpipers and caber tosses, rugby tournaments, and (very) old-school heavy athletics, to free music workshops and live performances, the festival – now in its 22nd year — offers a spirited nod to all things Scottish.

As part of all that Scottish heritage and fanfare, this year’s Games also features regional and national Scottish fiddle championships, Celtic dance-offs, and even an all-new beer tasting event that puts a spotlight on some fine local breweries.

And yes, if you look around, there surely is haggis to be found. 

– Ryan Smith

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday; 3 to 9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10:45 a.m. to noon Sunday  // 219 Meadville St., Edinboro // edinboro.edu

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 25
Now Available — Pick It Up Today

CURRENT

Use this calendar to your “Advent”-age

A merry little inspiration for your local shopping needs

I loved nearly every scene of Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird.

Get out the door to see and hear what’s really happening at Scotty’s Lounge.

The latest Electroflux series will feature dRachEmUsiK alongside D.Minoza, greyscapes and Modular Moose.

IN THIS ISSUE

Use this calendar to your “Advent”-age

A merry little inspiration for your local shopping needs

I loved nearly every scene of Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird.

Get out the door to see and hear what’s really happening at Scotty’s Lounge.

The latest Electroflux series will feature dRachEmUsiK alongside D.Minoza, greyscapes and Modular Moose.

Dark, intense, and infinitely cool, Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Rest is captivating.

John Fetterman, a man for all cities, in push for Lieutenant Governor bid

 

Multiple outlets offer locally made shirt designs and more

Where next should we waste our billions of new gasoline tax revenue?

Justice League is nowhere near as bad as Batman v. Superman, but it’s not very good either.

2017 Best of Erie Voting Now Open! Vote Now!
Closing in
Click here to close now