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53rd Annual Scottish Festival and Games

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Add to Calendar 24-08-2013 24-08-2013 15 53rd Annual Scottish Festival and Games With bagpipes, caber tossing, and highland dancing, the Scottish Games is one of the highlights of the season. It is believed that the games were begun by the ancient highland chieftains to help them select the strongest men for their armies. The Long Island Scottish Clan MacDuff, co-host of the event, always provides lots of entertainment during this festival. Be sure to catch the Grand Opening Ceremony at 12:30pm as the bagpipers march down the North Lawn to open the games. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=140276 Old Westbury Gardens true DD/MM/YYYY
August 24, 2013
8am-5pm
Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury
All Ages
$15; $12 seniors over 62; $7 children 7-17, free children younger than 7

Description: With bagpipes, caber tossing, and highland dancing, the Scottish Games is one of the highlights of the season. It is believed that the games were begun by the ancient highland chieftains to help them select the strongest men for their armies. The Long Island Scottish Clan MacDuff, co-host of the event, always provides lots of entertainment during this festival. Be sure to catch the Grand Opening Ceremony at 12:30pm as the bagpipers march down the North Lawn to open the games.

Address: 71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-333-0048
Website: oldwestburygardens.org

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