Highland Games Schedule Released

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The 2018 Southwestern Indiana Highland Games will celebrate their inaugural event on Saturday, August 11th at Angel Mounds State Historic Site. The Highland celebration will include a 5K kilted run, traditional Scottish Highland games, Scottish food and bagpipe and drum bands throughout the day.

“Predating recorded history, the Highland Games is a tradition that celebrates Scottish and Celtic culture through music, dance, and athletic events. The games are comprised of competitions in bagpiping and drumming, dancing, and heavy events like the caber toss. Other aspects incorporated into the games include food, entertainment, and cultural exhibits.”

Schedule of Events
8:00 AM – Braveheart Kilted 5K
9:00 AM – Athlete Meet & Greet
10:00 AM – Highland Games Opening Ceremonies

Pipe and drum performances from:
·         Hadi Highlanders
·         Kyilindi
·         Evansville Firefighters
10:30 AM – The Games Begin
·         Caber Toss
·         Sheaf Toss
·         Stone Put
·         Hammer Throw
·         Weight Throw
·         Weight Over Bar
11:30 AM – Food Vendors & Kids’ Activities
6:00 PM – Closing Ceremonies
·         Trophy Presentation
·         “Amazing Grace” all pipe and drum (mass band)

Visit http://hadihighlanders.com for more information.

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