Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games

REPORTING:  RABBIT ZIELKE

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Appalachian Celtic Connection is hosting the Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games this Labor Day weekend, September 4th and 5th,  in Ringgold Georgia. In addition to a new location for the festival this year, the organizers are excited to be providing Highland Games in place of the demonstrations from previous years. There will be Celtic and Appalachian music, Irish step dancers, Scottish en-actors and more. Vendors will be serving Scottish food in addition to regular festival fare.   Gates open from 10:00 to 6:00 on Saturday and 10:00 to 5:00 on Sunday.  Tickets are available in advance or at the festival.  The festival is family friendly and open to everyone.

On Saturday night there will be a ceilidh at the Ringgold Depot.  A ceilidh (pronounced kaylee) is a kitchen party and you can expect dancing, music and a grand time.  Tickets for the ceilidh are sold separately and will be available at the festival on Saturday, September 4th.

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