Schedule for 2005

Unless 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.

Saturday, July 9, 2005

6 pm   Clan Donald Dinner, Heatherton. Contact Agnes MacLellan 863-2997.

Sunday, July 10, 2005

11:00 am Opening Church Service, St. Ninianís Cathedral, St. Ninianís Street, Antigonish

6:00 pm  ScotDance Canadian Championship Series, Small Group Choreography, Millennium Center
              St. Francis Xavier University

Monday, July 11, 2005

8 am    Scot Dance Canadian Championship Series
            am: Prechampionship, Pre-Premier Highlands
            pm: Premier & Restricted Highlands
            Millennium Center, St. FXU

6:30 pm ScotDance Canadian Championship: Large Group Choreography. Millennium Center, St.FXU

7pm  Official Opening of the Gathering of the Arts, Court House, Main Street, and continues until
         July 17.     Gathering of the Arts Workshops July 11-17.  Contact 867-5162 for more information.

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

9:30 am Canadian InterProvincial Highland Dance Championship. Millenium Center, St. FXU

5:15 pm Cemetery Mass, St. Ninianís Cemetary, Trans Canada Highway

6 pm for 7:00 pm Clan Chisholm Dinner, Contact Loyala  MacDonald (902-863-2872) or Rod J.
         Chisholm (902-863-3759)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

7:00 am  Kilted Golf Tournament, Antigonish Golf & Country Club. Pre-registration only. Call
              (902) 863-4797.

8:00 am   ScotDance Canadian Championship Series
               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 Championship Series
               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. MillenniumCentre, StFX.
              Tickets available at the Antigonish Highland
              Society Office or at the door.

10:00pm  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) continues

6:30 pm
Antigonish Highland Road Race. Columbus Field, Antigonish.

7:45 pm
Official Opening of the 142nd Antigonish Highland Games, Columbus Field, Antigonish.

8:15 pm
Concert Under the Stars Columbus Field, Antigonish

10:00 pm
Piperís Ceilidh under the Tent, featuring Slainte Mhath. Columbus Field, Antigonish.
               Tickets available at door to the tent.

Saturday, 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, Columbus Field

Menís Tug of War: Columbus Field

Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions, Columbus Field

Commonwealth vs. U.S.A Traditional Scottish Heavyweight Events


Scottish Heavyweight Events Continue

12:00 pm
Clan MacGillivray-Chattan Gathering, Ron MacGillivray Showroom, St. Andrewís Street,
               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 Championships

2:00 pm
Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championship, Columbus Field

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 Field

4:00 pm
Massed Pipe Bands & Awards, Columbus Field


8:00 pm   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 Competitions

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, Columbus Field


Scottish Heavyweight Events Continue

1:00 pm  
Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Championships Premier Highland Dancing Competitions    
               (Nationals) Columbus Field

3:00 pm
Menís Tug of War: Consolation & Final, Columbus Field

4:00 pm
Massed Pipe Bands and Awards, Columbus Field

4-8 pm
Family Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner under the Tent featuring Kendra, Sabra & Troy MacGillivray


Ticket Pricing Information

Children Under 16 Free
Friday Day      REDUCED! was $ 5.00
Friday Night 10.00
Saturday Day 10.00
Saturday Night 10.00
Sunday Day 10.00
Weekend Pass 35.00
Beer Tent (Friday and Saturday Nights)* 10.00

* Not included in weekend pass


Tickets can be purchased at Columbus Field entrances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.




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