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Aug31

The Wisconsin Highland Games

Description:

This is a Family Friendly Event! Friday night, Aug. 30 - Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 Waukesha Expo Center Wisconsin's largest Highland Games kick off Friday night of Labor Day weekend for a celebration of all things Scottish, Irish and Celtic. Come hear the mighty roar of the bagpipes, see the kilted athletes perform their feats of strength, watch the spinning, leaping Highland dancers, shoot the longbow, toss the battle axe, and grab a pint or a wee dram at St. Andrew's Pub to the sound of the music of the British Isles. A weekend of Celtic fun for the whole family There truly is something for everyone at the Wisconsin Highland Games, and as we always like to say, "You don't have to be Scottish!" Whether you're a wee bairn or an auld foggie, and whether your tastes are tea and scones or haggis and ale, we'll keep you busy with hands-on activities, demonstrations, performances, and competitions—all for one very affordable admission fee. And kids 12 and under get in free! Wisconsin Scottish, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the traditional arts, crafts, culture, heritage and traditions of the British Isles through educational activities and the production of our annual Wisconsin Highland Games. The Wisconsin Highland Games and our benefit concerts provide a forum for traditional artists and athletes, both professional and amateur, to inform, educate, entertain and compete, helping create an environment where their arts and abilities may be widely appreciated.

Occurs once: Aug 31, 2013 (9:00 AM to 10:00 PM)
Target Audience: Family
Contact Name: Connie Young
Contact Phone: 414-517-5163
Location:

Waukesha County Expo Center

1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha, WI 53188

Ticket Price: $10, Free/kids 12 and under
Ticketing Phone: 414-517-5163