GMHG Schedule of Events

Friday July 9th

*All events and times are subject to change.

6:00 AM Gate 3 opens
6:00 Clan Sponsors may enter Gate 3 to load/unload on field – vehicles must be out by 7:45 AM
8:00 All gates open to public
8:30 Highland Dance Pre-Championship competition warm-up / Dance Platforms
9:00 B” Class Amateurs Heavy Athletics begins / Main Field - Left
9:30 Highland Dance Pre-Championship competition / Dance Platforms
10:00
  • Celtic Groves entertainment begins / All Groves
  • Scottish Harp workshop with William Jackson / Harp & Fiddle Tent
11:00 / 11:30 Quiet Time - all venues for Opening Ceremony
11:00
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Kilting 101, Know How to Wear It! / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
11:30
  • Resume exhibitions, competitions & entertainment in all venues
  • Whiskey Maturation in Scotland vs. America  / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
  • Sheep Dog Demonstration / Main Field - Center
12:00 PM
  • William Jackson Solo Harp Performance / Harp Tent
  • Blue Ridge Brass / Pipes & Drums Concert / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
  • Children’s Wrestling Clinic / Main Field – Right
12:30 Highland Dance Choreography Competition / Dance Platforms
12:45 Children’s Caber Toss Clinic / Main Field - Right
1:00 Ye Jacobites By Name – Recent Archaeological in Glencoe and Glenshiel  / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
1:30
  • Gaidhlig – Scottish Gaelic Traditions / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
  • Gaelic Singing followed by Introduction to Gaelic Language / Gaelic Tent
2:00
  • Nessie, the History of the Loch Ness Monster / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
  • Sheep Dog Demonstration / Main Field – Center
  • Lochaber Trump workshop / Harp & Fiddle Tent
2:30
  • Lochaber Trump Competition / Harp Tent
  • Highlanders Defense of Georgia / Scottish Cultural Village Tent
4:00 End of Friday’s field activities
4:30 End of Celtic Grove performances
6:30 Friday Night Celtic Rock Concert / Gates 2 & 3 open at 6:00 p.m.
8:15 Scottish Country Dance Gala / Lees-McRae / Student Rec. Center / Mary Ross & Her Music

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