Gathering of the Scots

Schedule of Events

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1st
6:00 PM Celtic Scramble Golf Tournament @ Aroostook Valley Golf Course

THURSDAY, JUNE 2nd
12:00 PM Official flag raising ceremony @ Town Hall, Perth-Andover, NB
2:00 PM Guided elementary & middle school site visits to festival @ Festival Site
5:00 PM Scottish Athletics Workshop @ Festival Site

FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd
5:00 PM Junior – Scottish Heavyweights Competition @ Festival Site
5:30 PM Masters – Scottish Heavyweight Competition @ Festival Site
7:00 PM Picaroon’s Castle Ceilidh @ The Castle Inn, Restaurant & Bar

SATURDAY, JUNE 4th
7-10 AM Highlanders Breakfast @ Perth Elks Lodge
8:30 AM Festival Grounds Open @ Festival Site
9:00 AM Amateur – Scottish Heavyweights Competition @ Athletes Venue
9:00 AM Rugby Matches Begin @ Rugby Venue
9:30 AM Open/Pro – Scottish Heavyweights Competition @ Athletes Venue
10:00 AM Main Stage Entertainment begins @ Festival Grounds
10:30 AM Tug-of-war Challenge – Preliminaries @ Festival Parade Field
11:00 PM Picaroons Beer Tent Opens @ Beer Tent
12:00 PM FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONIES @ Main Stage
12:00 PM Scottish Clan March @ Festival Grounds
12:30 PM Children’s Athletic Events @ Athletes Venue
12:45 PM Falconry – Birds of prey flight demonstrations @ Festival Grounds
1:00 PM Women’s – Scottish Heavyweights Competition @ Athletes Venue
1:30 PM Story-Telling Workshops @ Workshop Tent
1:30 PM Whisky Tasting Workshop – Beginners @ Workshop Tent
2:00 PM Fly-Casting Competition @ Back Festival Grounds
2:30 PM Beginning Piper’s Workshop @ Workshop Tent
2:30 PM Beginning Drumming Workshop @ Workshop Tent
3:00 PM Falconry – Birds of prey flight demonstrations @ Festival Grounds
3:05 PM Tug-of-war Challenge – Finals @ Main Stage Area
3:30 PM Whisky Tasting Workshop – Advanced @ Workshop Tent
3:30 PM Fly-Tying Workshop @ Workshop Tent
4:30 PM Gathering of the Scots “Piper’s Circle” @ Main Stage
5:30 PM FESTIVAL CLOSING CEREMONIES @ Main Stage

SUNDAY, JUNE 5th
Sunday AM Kilted 5 km Run @ Perth-Andover
11:30 AM Kincardine Commemorative Church Service @ Melville Church, Scotch Colony
7:00 PM Kirking of the Tartans ceremony @ Historic Larlee Creek Church

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