Tentative Schedule of Events - Antigonish Highland Games - 2008

Sunday, July 13
10:30 am
Opening Church Service,
St. James United Church
Wednesday, July 16
7:00 am
Kilted Golf Tournament, Antigonish Golf & Country Club
Pre-registration only.        Call (902) 863-4797
Thursday, July 17
7:30 pm
Scotia Highland Dancers Concert
St. F.X. University Chapel
Friday, July 18  
6:30 pm Antigonish Highland Games 5 Mile Road Race.
Start and Finish at Columbus Field. 
7:45 pm Official Opening of the 145th Antigonish Highland Games
Columbus Field
8:15 pm Concert Under the Stars, Columbus Field
Entertainment TBA
10:00 pm Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner - Live Entertainment
Saturday, July 19  
CLAN DAY
9:00 am
Grand Street Parade, starting at St. Francis Xavier University, proceeding along Main St. to Columbus Field
9:00 am Highland Dancing, Columbus Field
10:30 am Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions, Columbus Field
11:00 am Menís Tug of War, Columbus Field
1:00 pm Highland Dancing
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 Entertainment          
3:00 pm March Past of the Clans, Columbus Field
3:30 pm Highland Dancing
4:00 pm Massed Pipe Bands & Awards, Columbus Field
8:00 pm Antigonish Highland Games Tattoo
Entertainment TBA
10:00 pm Ceilidh at Ceilidh Corner        
Sunday, July 20  
8:00 am Solo Piping and Drumming Competitions
9:00 am Highland Dancing Competitions
9:00 am Ancient Scottish Heavyweight Events
Columbus Field
11:00 am Closing Church Service, St. Ninian's Cathedral
11:00 am Menís Tug of War: Semi-Finals, Columbus Field
1:00 pm Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Championships, Columbus Field
1:00 pm Pre-Premier Highland Dancing Competitions
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

 

 

 

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