Schedule of Events - Antigonish Highland Games

Sunday, July 9
10:30 am
Opening Church Service,
St. James United Church
Main St., Antigonish
4 -7 pm

 

 

Lismore & District Community Centre salmon & ham supper
Lismore, Pictou County
30 min. away from Antigonish town, "Sunrise Trail" (route 245)
Eat-in & take-out available
$13 (adults) $6.50 (children)
Call June MacDonald 926-2205 for more information
Monday, July 10
7:00 pm
Official Opening of the Gathering of the Arts
Courthouse, Main St., Antigonish.
Continues until July 17
Tuesday, July 11
5:15 pm
Cemetery Mass, St. Ninianís Cemetary
Trans Canada Highway
6:00 pm
for 7:00 pm
Clan Chishom Dinner, St. Ninianís Place, Antigonish
Contact Loyala MacDonald (902-863-2872) or Rod J. Chisholm (902-863-3759)
Wednesday, July 12
7:00 am
Kilted Golf Tournament, Antigonish Golf & Country Club
Pre-registration only.        Call (902) 863-4797
Thursday, July 13
7:30 pm
Scotia Highland Dancers Concert, with special guests:
Troy & Kendra MacGillivray and Allan Dewar, appearing courtesy of England Paving and Contracting, St. F.X. University Chapel
Friday, July 14  
9:00 am New Scotland Open Highland Dancing Championships, Columbus Field
1:00 pm New Scotland Open Highland Dancing Championships, Columbus Field
6:30 pm Antigonish Highland Games 5 Mile Road Race. Start and Finish at Columbus Field.
Entry forms available at: www.antigonishhighlandgames.com
7:45 pm Official Opening of the 143rd Antigonish Highland Games
Columbus Field
8:15 pm
 

 

Concert Under the Stars, Columbus Field
Featuring:
10:00 pm Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner, featuring: Merimac, Columbus Field
Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray  10 - 11
Saturday, July 15  
CLAN DAY
9:00 am
Grand Street Parade, starting at St. Francis Xavier University, down Main St. to Columbus Field
9:00 am Pre Premier Highland Dancing  Competitions, Columbus Field
10:30 am Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions, Columbus Field
11:00 am Menís Tug of War, Columbus Field
12:00 pm Maritime Junior Ancient Scottish Heavyweight Events, Columbus Field
12-7 pm Heatherton Lobster Supper, Maple Hall, Heatherton, Antigonish County
Tickets Available at the door
1:00 pm Maritime Marionettes at Ceilidh Corner, performing "Molly and the Oak Island Treasure", Columbus Field
1:00 pm Pre-Premier Highland Dancing Competitions Continue
2:00 pm Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championship, Columbus Field
2:00 pm Menís Tug of War, Columbus Field
2-4 pm Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner, featuring Dara Smith & Friends, 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 Massed Bands and the 78th Highlanders from Citadel Hill Columbus Field
10:00 pm Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner, featuring: Sons of Maxwell, Columbus Field
Dwayne Cote and Marion Dewar 10 - 11
Sunday, July 16  
8:00 am Solo Piping and Drumming Competitions
9:00 am Premier Highlands Competitions
9:00 am Atlantic Senior Ancient Scottish Heavyweight Event, Columbus Field
11:00 am Closing Church Service, St. Ninianís Cathedral, St. Ninianís Street, Antigonish
11:00 am Menís Tug of War: Semi-Finals, Columbus Field
1:00 pm Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Championships, Columbus Field
3:00 pm Menís Tug of War: Consolation & Final, Columbus Field
4:00 pm Massed Pipe Bands &Awards, Columbus Field
4-8 pm Family Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner, featuring: Howie MacDonald and David MacIsaac

 

 

July 22
Clan Donald Awards Banquet
Arisaig, Nova Scotia
6:30 for 7:00
Contact Wade MacDonald for more information: 435-4223