FRIDAY, JULY 13
5:30-7:00 pm — Caledonian Ceilidh Dinner in City Park. Featuring Scottish meat pies, sausage rolls offered by Scottish Outfitters and a variety of food vendors, Magill’s Lemonade and Lions Club strawberry shortcake.
6:30 pm — Presentation of the Chieftains of the Day
7:00 pm — Candle Lighting Ceremony at the Cairn in City Park. Blessing of clans, family and our festival.
8:00 pm — Free Movie at Athena Library a true Scottish movie with Swashbuckling Errol Flynn!
SATURDAY, JULY 14
8 am – 6 pm — Caledonian Vendors Open Scottish souvenirs and good food
8:30-10 am — Piping Competition, Part I – City Park
8:45 am– Children’s Bike and Trike Parade (Line up at 8:30 by tennis courts)
9:00 am — Caledonian Parade, Main and Currant Streets
10 am – 4 pm — Clan Village open, City Park
10 am – 3 pm — Old Car Show, City Park
10:15 am — Caledonian Shindig, Central Stage, City Park Emcee: R. Lee Friese
11 am-1 pm — Toddlers Games, City Park
11:30 am — Registration for Scottish Athletic Competition, Big Green Tent, athletic field Celtic Harp by Janet Naylor, Creek Side Stage
Noon- 6 pm — Scottish Athletic Competition, Big Green Tent, All day Noon Piping Competition, Part II Skweez the Weezle, Celtic Band, Center Stage Storytelling by Mary Finney Creek Side Stage
12:15-2 pm — Kids Make Scottish Hats! City Park
12:30 pm — Celtic Harp by Janet Naylor, Creek Side Stage
1:00 pm — Athena Clan of Mid-Columbia School of Highland Dance, Center Stage
1:30 pm — Clan Crawford, Center Stage, Special guest: Scot and Cherokee Dancer! Horseshoe Tournament Registration
1:45 pm — Stories by Mary Finney, Creek Side Stage
2:00 pm — Skweez the Weezle, Toe-tappin’ music in the park Horseshoe Tournament, Singles, City Park
2:15 pm — Celtic Harp by Janet Naylor, Creek Side Stage
2:30 pm — PIPIN’and TELLIN’, Eric Albert, Shelter House
3:00 pm — Boise Highlanders, City Park & Vendor Area
3:30 pm — Mystie’s Glassblowers Demonstration. Center Stage VIP Reception, Shelter House in City Park
4:00 pm — Skweez the Weezle finishes out the afternoon of free music in the park….with Celtic music in their blood.
6:30 pm — Tattoo, High School Stadium (Free-will donation) Featuring: Boise Highlanders and Clan Mcleay Pipe Band, on the field with Blue Mountains in the background. Only in Athena!
SUNDAY, JULY 15
9:00 am — Vendors Open
9:30 am — Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan Community Church service. Bring chairs.
10:30 am — Coffee Hour, Shelter in the Park. Janet Naylor, Celtic harp
11:15 am – 2 pm — “The Way We Were” open mic with you sharing two cherished memorabilia (family pieces or from Athena, Caledonian, Umatilla County, Oregon or not)
11:30 am — Caledonian Picnic (Purchase a sack lunch from our vendors, bring a
blanket and eat in the park)
1:00 pm — Athena Clan of Mid-Columbia School of Highland Dance
1:30 pm — The Royal Athena Highland Guard, Park Stage Horseshoe Tournament Registration for Doubles
2:00 pm — Horseshoe Doubles Tournament
All schedules are tentative and subject to change. Schedule changes may occur according to how many contestants there are and according to Caledonian time.