In addition to traditional pipes and drums, dancing, and athletic competitions, the Games is a celebration full of demonstrations, performance and musical entertainment related to many aspects of Scottish and Gaelic culture. There’s something bonny for every age!
The Children’s Glen hosts a number of activities for the little ones. Children of all ages can participate in downsized, mini athletic events (such as caber toss, pillow over the bar and braemar stone putt.) There are also a number of Celtic craft projects and the ever-popular Celtic Quest: hunting for various sites throughout the Festival and returning for a prize.
A historical re-enactment portraying life in 16th century Scotland. Performers will entertain and educate you though the medium of living history.
Watch as these intelligent and highly skilled dogs gently herd sheep and ducks, under their handlers every command. Introduced to livestock as puppies so they “imprint” on the animals these animals are always able to get their ducks in a row! Don’t miss this demonstration of instinct combined with careful training and guidance.
Seamus Kennedy – originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been entertaining audiences all over the United States for the past 32 years. With a ready wit and a vast store of songs, he travels from Alaska to Florida, performing for audiences ranging from Popes and presidents to bartenders and bricklayers, college students and kindergartners. www.seamuskennedy.com
Peter Daldry – Scottish, Irish, Folk, music, Acoustic guitar, singer, songwriter.
Steve McDonald — New Zealand Celtic composer, singer, and instrumentalist, Steve performed in several rock bands, including Human Instinct, before his solo career. McDonald has explored his Scottish heritage through a series of popular Celtic recordings and documentaries. www.stevemcdonaldfanclub.com
For more information on entertainment contact George McCombe.