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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Anzac Day 2007: Young PiperBring out your kilts and gather up your clan, the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games are just around the corner! This high country tradition will be celebrating its 62nd year this July 6-9th in nearby Linville, NC. The weekend’s events are as varied as they are full. Come out and run one of the nation’s toughest marathons, listen to bagpipers playing “Scotland the Brave,” see displays of sheep herding, watch Celtic track and field events, hear “Scotland the Brave” played on bagpipes, try haggis, enjoy the highland dancing and a wide variety of both new and traditional music, including “Scotland the Brave” on bagpipes.