35th Arkansas Scottish Festival Schedule of Events

Friday, April 11

6 p.m. — President’s Reception (invitation only) - Bradley Manor
7:30 p.m. —
Celtic Concert - Brown Chapel

Saturday, April 12
7 a.m.-9 a.m. — Breakfast at Patterson Dining Room
8 a.m. — Festival opens
Throughout the day — Musical performances
8 a.m. — Solo piping competition - West lawn of the Nichols Building
8 a.m. — Library book sale
9 a.m. — Sheepdog demonstrations - The Crescent
9 a.m. — Community Quintathlon begins.  See side schedule - Couch Gardens
9 a.m. — Highland dancing demonstrations begin - See side schedule - Dance Stage
10 a.m. — Children’s games begin - Lyon Building lawn
10 a.m. — British car show - West lawn of the Nichols Building
11:30 a.m. - Highlanders Junior Choir - Entertainment Stage - Coca Cola Tent
12:30 a.m. - West Magnet Dancers - Couch Gardens
1 p.m. — Opening ceremonies; clans/bands - Couch Gardens
1:30 p.m. -
Highlanders Junior Choir - Entertainment Stage - Coca Cola Tent
1:30 p.m. - Dog Show - Couch Gardens
2 p.m. — SW Pipe Band Championships - North lawn of Brown Chapel
4:30 p.m. — Awards ceremony - Couch Gardens
5 p.m. — Festival closes
6 p.m. — Ceilidh cocktail hour - Patterson Dining Room
7 p.m. — Feast & Ceilidh - Patterson Dining Room

Sunday, April 13
8 a.m. — Festival opens
Throughout the day — musical performances
8:30 a.m. — Iona tea and scones fellowship - Coca Cola Tent, Couch Gardens
9 a.m. — Iona Worship service
10 a.m. — Sheepdog demonstrations - The Crescent
10 a.m. — Children’s games begin - Lyon building lawn
10 a.m. — Highland dancing demonstrations - Dance stage
11 a.m. — Lyon College Pipe Band demonstration - outside small chapel
Noon - Bonniest Knees Contest - Begley Fountain
1 p.m. — Lyon College Pipe Band demonstration
2 p.m. — Festival closes

COMMUNITY QUINTATHLON - Couch Gardens

9 a.m.-- ASPARAGUS TOSS

10a.m.--3 LEGGED RACE

11 a.m.-- HIGHLAND FLING

2 p.m.-- SHEAF TOSS

3 p.m.-- BEST NESSIE OUTFIT

 

COCA COLA TENT - Couch Gardens

9:30 COLIN GRANT ADAMS

10:30 ST. JOHNS NORTHWEST MILITARY ACADEMY
           PIPE BAND
2:30--COLIN GRANT ADAMS
3:30--COLIN GRANT ADAMS

 

DANCE STAGE - Couch Gardens

9:30 a.m.--HIGHLAND DANCE

10:30 a.m.--HIGHLAND DANCE

11:30a.m.--RALPH GRAHAM "HOW SIR WALTER SCOTT
                   INVENTED SCOTLAND"

2:20 p.m.--JARED MALONE AND FRIENDS--UILLEAN PIPES

3:30 p.m.--HIGHLAND DANCE

 

 

Don't forget to get your tickets for the Burns Nicht Celebration!!!

JANUARY 17, 2015

Pleasant Valley Country Club, Little Rock

Call Jimmy Bell at 870-307-7473 for details

 

And save these dates for future Arkansas Scottish Festivals

 

April 10-12, 2015

April 8-10, 2016

April 7-9, 2017

April 13-15, 2018

April 12-14, 2019