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Greenmead Historical Park, Livonia, MI

Friday, August 3, 2018

CEILIDH:

5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

OUR 169th ANNUAL HIGHLAND GAMES

8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

ALEXANDER BLUE HOUSE:

1:00 pm Whisky Tasting  – Tickets are needed.
3:00 pm Whisky Tasting  – Tickets are needed.

CEILIDH/ENTERTAINMENT TENT:

10:00 am  Cross Bow
11:00 am  Albannach
12:00 pm  Stage goes dark for Opening Ceremonies
12:30 pm  Stone Clover
1:30  pm  Mudmen
2:15  pm  Cross Bow
3:00 pm  Albannach
4:00 pm  Stone Clover
5:00 pm  Mudmen
5:30 pm  Encore Mudmen
5:45 pm  Stage goes dark for Closing Ceremonies

WEE BAIRNS:

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

CLAN CULTURAL CENTER: 

9:00 am   Judging of the Nesbitt Cup Begins
11:00 am  Honored Guest and Clan Award followed by Blessing of the Tartans
11:45 am  Parade of Clans Line Up
NOON  Parade of Clans on Main Field                               

HEAVY ATHLETICS FIELD:

8:30  am  Amateur Athletes – Registration and 18 lb. Stone Put
9:15  am  Amateur Athletes – 28 lb. Weight Throw & 16 lb. Hammer Throw
10:45  am  Amateur Athletes – Caber Toss
11:30  am  Amateur Athletes – 56 lb. Weight for Height & Pro Athletes – 18 lb. Stone Put
12:15  pm  Pro Athletes – 28 lb. Hammer Throw
1:00 pm   Pro Athletes – 22 lb. Hammer Throw
1:45 pm  Pro Athletes – Caber Toss
2:30 pm  Pro Athletes – Weight for Height
3:15  pm  Pro Athletes – Pro Challenge Caber
4:00 pm  Pro Athletes – Farmer’s Walk (open)
4:30 pm  Haggis Hurl (open)                                                                           

HIGHLAND DANCE:

8:30 am  Pre-Premier Dance Registration
9:00 am  Pre-Premier Dance Competition
10:30 am  Choreography Dance Competition
11:30 am  Pre-Premier and Choreography
Dance Awards
NOON    WELCOMING CEREMONIES including Mass Highland Fling
1:00 pm  Intermediate and Premier Dance
Competition followed by Intermediate and Premier Dance Awards including:
– Dancer of the Day and Best Sword
– Dancer of the Day Dance-off
3:00 pm  All events have ended in this area            

PIPING AND DRUMMING:

8:30 am  Individual Piping and Drumming Competition
NOON   WELCOMING CEREMONIES including Massed Bands on Main Field
2:00 pm  Pipe Band Competition, Grade 3, 4 & 5 on Main Field
6:00 pm  CLOSING CEREMONIES including Band and Individual Piping and Drumming Trophy Presentation on Main Field

MAIN FIELD: 

10:30 am   Border Collies
11:00 am   Royal Scottish Country Dancers Demonstration
NOON  WELCOMING CEREMONIES including Parade of Clans and Massed Bands
1:15  pm  Tug O’ War
2:00  pm  Pipe Band Competition, Grade 3,4 & 5
6:00  pm  CLOSING CEREMONIES including Amazing Grace from Massed Bands,
– Band and Individual Piping and Drumming Trophy presentation,
– Raffle Drawing

SIMMONS HILL HOUSE:

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm  Highland Tea. Tickets are needed.