Schedule for 2005
otherwise noted Ė all events will be held at
Columbus Field, Main Street, Antigonish NS. In case of
rain, contact Antigonish Highland Society Office for
rain venue location. All field event times are
approximate. No field event will occur prior to the
scheduled time, however, due to various factors, field
events may be held later than scheduled.
July 9, 2005
Clan Donald Dinner, Heatherton. Contact
Agnes MacLellan 863-2997.
Opening Church Service, St. Ninianís Cathedral,
St. Ninianís Street, Antigonish
6:00 pm ScotDance Canadian
Championship Series, Small Group Choreography,
St. Francis Xavier University
Scot Dance Canadian Championship Series
Prechampionship, Pre-Premier Highlands
pm: Premier &
Center, St. FXU
6:30 pm ScotDance Canadian Championship:
Large Group Choreography. Millennium Center,
Official Opening of the Gathering of the Arts,
Court House, Main Street, and continues until
Gathering of the Arts Workshops July 11-17.
Contact 867-5162 for more information.
9:30 am Canadian InterProvincial Highland
Dance Championship. Millenium Center, St. FXU
Cemetery Mass, St. Ninianís Cemetary, Trans
6 pm for 7:00
pm Clan Chisholm Dinner, Contact Loyala
MacDonald (902-863-2872) or Rod J.
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
Kilted Golf Tournament, Antigonish Golf &
Country Club. Pre-registration only. Call
8:00 am ScotDance Canadian
am: Primary, Pre-Premier Nationals
pm: Premier & Restricted Premier Highlands
5:00 pm - Highland Heart Hornpipe
Millennium Center, St. FXU
Thursday, July 14, 2005
8:30 am ScotDance Canadian
North American Championships
Millennium Center, St. FXU
4:00 pm Pomquet Salmon Supper, Pomquet,
Antigonish County. Tickets at the door.
8:00 pm Coast to Coast Ceilidh
featuring the Scotia Highland Dancers.
Tickets available at the Antigonish Highland
Society Office or at the door.
Ceilidh under the Beer Tent, Columbus Field
Friday, July 15, 2005
9:00 am Highland
Dancing (Pre-Premier) Columbus Field, Antigonish
9:00 am Maritime Junior Scottish Heavyweight
Event. Columbus Field, Antigonish
12:00 pm Maritime Senior Scottish
Heavyweight Event. Columbus Field, Antigonish
1:00 pm Highland Dancing (Pre-Premier)
6:30 pm Antigonish Highland Road Race.
Columbus Field, Antigonish.
7:45 pm Official Opening of the 142nd
Antigonish Highland Games, Columbus Field,
8:15 pm Concert Under the Stars Columbus
10:00 pm Piperís Ceilidh under the Tent,
featuring Slainte Mhath. Columbus Field,
Tickets available at door to the tent.
July 16, 2005
9:00 am Grand
Street Parade, St. Francis Xavier University
down Main Street to Columbus Field.
9:00 am Clan Day
New Scotland Open Highland Dance Championships,
10:00am Menís Tug of War: Columbus Field
10:30am Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions,
11:00am Commonwealth vs. U.S.A Traditional
Scottish Heavyweight Events
Scottish Heavyweight Events Continue
12:00 pm Clan MacGillivray-Chattan
Gathering, Ron MacGillivray Showroom, St.
Antigonish. Contact Gerry MacGillivray, 863-3749
12-7 pm Heatherton Lobster Supper, Maple
Hall Heatherton, Antigonish County, NS.
Tickets available at the door.
1:00 pm New Scotland Open Highland Dance
2:00 pm Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championship,
2:00 pm Menís Tug of War: Columbus Field
2-4 pm Ceilidh Under the Tent, featuring
Dara Smith & Mac Morin. Columbus Field
3:00 pm March Past of the Clans, Columbus
4:00 pm Massed Pipe Bands & Awards, Columbus
Antigonish Highland Games Tattoo featuring
the 78th Highlanders from Citadel Hill and the
Massed Bands. Columbus Field.
10:30 pm Piperís Ceilidh Under the Tent,
featuring Beolach. Columbus Field. Tickets
available at tent.
Sunday, July 17, 2005
8:30 am Solo Piping and Drumming
9:00 am Premier Highland Dancing
Competitions (Highlands) Columbus Field
10:00 am Commonwealth vs. U.S.A. Traditional
Scottish Heavyweight Events, Columbus Field
10:30 am Closing Church Service, St. James
United Church. Main Street, Antigonish.
11:00 am Menís Tug of War: Semi-Finals,
1:00 pm Atlantic Canada Pipe
Band Championships Premier Highland Dancing
(Nationals) Columbus Field
3:00 pm Menís Tug of War: Consolation &
Final, Columbus Field
4:00 pm Massed Pipe Bands and Awards,
4-8 pm Family Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner
under the Tent featuring Kendra, Sabra & Troy
REDUCED! was $10...now
Tent (Friday and Saturday Nights)*
Not included in weekend pass
can be purchased at Columbus Field
entrances Friday, Saturday, and