The SCOTTISH FESTIVAL itself will begin at 10 AM at the Hammond Museum with a few great bagpipe tunes from Jeff Forsythe. Events include a tribute to the poet, Robert Burns, with readings and recollections of the Burns festivals that were held in Rossie many years ago. The Steel City Rovers, a “celtibilly” band, will give 3 performances. Other entertainment includes performances by harpist, Evelyn Saphier, HUG (Hammond Ukulele Group), and young Scottish dancers. Tug Hill Heavies will demonstrate Highland games throughout the day. There will also be various vendors, face painting, blacksmithing & weaving demonstrations and free tours of the museum buildings.
Also... 🏴Demonstrations of traditional Scottish instruments 🏴Ceilidh 🏴Wee Lads and Lassie's fun run 🏴Scottish themed obstacle course for kids 🏴5K Kilt run 🏴The Steel City Rovers concerts 🏴Celtic music and dance 🏴Robert Burns poetry performances 🏴Highland Games demonstrations 🏴Caber and sheaf tosses 🏴Food and Scottish themed craft vendors 🏴A golf ball drop to honor the invention of golf in Scotland.