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Celebrate Tartan Day and all things Scottish on April 12th & 13th

Bagpipes – Kilts – Discussions

 

Demonstrations- Clan Information – Some Surprises

Special Guest Speaker at Noon on Saturday ONLY

Congressman Douglas Carmichael ” Mike” McIntyre II

co-sponsor of National Tartan Day Legislation

“The Many Generations of NC Scots”

Guest presenters:

                                Friday Only                                                                     Saturday Only

Also featured during the weekend:

 

Trip Rogers

 

This daytime event runs from 10am to 4pm both days and is FREE to the public.

Schedule of Events:

 

In the Lobby throughout the day:

Demonstrations on kilts & weapons

Fiddling with Colin MacLeod-Celtic Fiddle Guru

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On the Plaza and in Daniels Auditorium

Friday Only

10:00          Piping on the Plaza
10:10          Views & Sounds of Scotland
10:45          JV Hudson- Pipe tunes
10:55          Dr Bruce Durie-Clans, Families & the Real Story of Tartans
12:00          Welcome on the  Plaza 
12:30          Dr Bruce Durie-performing Songs of the Jacobites part 1
1:20            The Kilt & how to wear it
1:45            JV Hudson- History of the pipes
2:20            Dr Bruce Durie-performing Songs of the Jacobites part 2
3:00           Views & Sounds of Scotland

Saturday Only

10:00          Piping on the Plaza
10:15          Author Suzanne Adair-The Price of Highland Scots’ Loyalty to King George III at the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge
11:00          Live Chat with scotland-Members of Clanranald trust talk about their experience on set of Outlander
12:00         Welcome on the  Plaza with special guest congressman Mike Mcintyrethe many Generations of NC Scots
12:40         Trip rogers-music of scotland
1:45           Live Chat with scotland-Members of Clanranald trust talk about their experience on set of Outlander
2:30            Wake & district pipe band
3:00            The Kilt & how to wear it
3:30            Views & Sounds of Scotland

 

Special Highland Dinner Saturday evening at 7:30at MacGregor Downs CC, Cary