Monday, 9 June 2008

Scots-Irish Festival Fun In South Carolina

The 12th annual Clover Scottish Games and Scotch-Irish Festival, Feis Chlobhair, will be held Saturday, June 14, 2008 at Clover Memorial Stadium, Clover, SC.



above, the Celtic band, Gael Warning on stage, Celtic Music with a Southern sound

The Clover, South Carolina, Scottish Games and Scots-Irish Festival takes place 14 June. There is a pan Celtic favour to the event, which features Gaelic athletic events, music, Irish dancing, Highland dancing, music and more. The band Gael Warning will perform. The Clover festival uses arts, crafts, athletics, music and traditions to inspire young people to keep traditions and heritage alive.



left, Irish dancers show their skills
Also featured is the Border Collie Exhibition which is one of the most entertaining events of any Scottish or Scotch-lrish Festival, especially for the children. This year we are indeed fortunate to have Bill Coburn and his award-winning dogs. Joy has won the South Carolina Border Association two years back to back and Bud won this past year. Bill and his dogs have performed throughout North and South Carolina.
Armed Forces Appreciation

The 2008 Clover Scottish Games are dedicated to former and present members of the U.S. Military who served in peace and war to preserve our freedom. An Armed Forces appreciation ceremony will take place at 1:00 p.m.; all veterans are invited to participate.

Other activities
Gastonia Rugby 7’s Tournament
Genealogy and Clan Tents
Celtic Merchandise Vendors
Food vendors
Children's Activities


Want To Go?
Date: Saturday, June 14, 2008
Time: 9AM – 4PM
Venue: Clover Memorial Stadium
Admission and Parking: Free
Sponsored by: Greater Clover Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Clover

For more information call 803-222-3312, email clovergames@aol.com, or visit www.cloverscottishgames.com

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