In the upcoming week, we see the Highland Games season starting to wind down. Even so, there are still plenty of events to attend all over North America. Here are a few!
In Ventura, California this weekend, there is the Ventura Seaside Highland Games. October 9 there is a whisky tasting from 5-10pm and the Games are the 10th/11th. You’ll find heavy athletics, fiddling competition, clan tents, Highland dancing, massed bagpipe bands, WUSPBA sanctioned piping competitions and more at the Ventura County Fairgrounds!
Also on the 10th of October is the 6th Annual Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games and Festival. Highland Reign highlandreign.com will provide some live music entertainment along with numerous other bands. There is a clan village, pipe bands, whisky tastings and so much more!
On Sunday 11th October, join the 28th Scotland, Connecticut Highland Games! You’ll see one of the most popular soloists at Celtic music festivals, Maritime and Early American music events anywhere east of the Mississippi, Charlie Zahm, along with piping and drumming competition, Highland dancing, clan village and more! The event takes place at the Waldo Homestead, a historic homestead built in 1715 along the Shetucket River by Edward Waldo.
Aside from the weekend’s Highland Games, on Tuesday there are events in Washington, DC and Kentucky.
On Tuesday 13 October, join the Washington, DC Emerald Society Pipes and Drums for First Responder Night before the Washington Capitals game at the Green Turtle in DC.