If you live in an apartment in Charleston, SC head to the Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering this weekend. The festival promotes the Scottish heritage, history and customs in the Lowcountry. Have fun and enjoy Heavy Scottish Athletic Competitions, Piping and Drumming Competitions, Highland Dancing competition, Scottish Country Dancing, Highland Wrestling, Children’s Games and much more.
Schedule of events:
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Scotch Whisky Tasting • Gage Hall
Friday, September 19 at 7:00 PM
Sponsors Reception • Tartan Ball
(Highland Formal) Mills House Hotel 115 Meeting St., Charleston, SC
Live Band and Heavy Hors d'oeuvres
Saturday, September 20 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Live Music & Entertainment
Rathkeltair • Castle Crossing • Carroll Brown
Piping & Drumming - The Charleston Games is home to one of the largest piping & drumming competitions in the Southeast.
Scottish Heavy Athletics - The Sheaf Toss, the Stone of Strength, and of course, the Caber Toss, performed by professional and amateur athletes from across the Southeast.
Dancing - The Scottish dances are ancient expressions of both personal and social emotions. Enjoy both Scottish Country Dancing and Highland Dancing.
Children's Activities - Games, Crafts, and Culture for the 12-and-under set.
Appearance by Ronald McDonald
Border Collie Demonstrations
Beer Garden • Rugby Demonstration • Celtic Nations Tent • Scottish Merchandise • Door Prizes • Border Collie Demonstration
Sunday, September 21 at 8:45 AM & 11:15 AM
Kirkin o’ the Tartan
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
53 Meeting Street
More information - charlestonscots.org