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Kootenai Highland Gathering and Celtic Games
July 19 @ 6:00 pm - July 20 @ 9:00 pm
COME FOR THE ATHLETIC GAMES BUT STAY FOR THE FRIENDLY FOLKS AND BEAUTIFUL SCENERY ON THE KOOTENAI RIVER.
Both days, ADMISSION BY DONATION!
Friday evening the Kootenai Highland Meet & Greet begins at 6pm. There will be live stage entertainment by the Boulder Creek band and fiddling music by Christian Johnson. Enjoy the vendors, meet the clans, good food and beverage available. We will have our fun games as usual with the sexy legs contest, chicken legs contest, Harry legs contest, haggis hop and the tug of war. ON FRIDAY THIS YEAR WE WILL BE HOLDING THE PRIMITIVE GAMES. $5 Anyone ages 10 and older may compete. These primitive games include ax throw, spear toss, bow and arrow, stone throw, and haggis hurl. Lots of fun for everyone. The youths begin around 6:00 p.m. for the primitive games then the adults ages 14 on up begin around 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, registration for the SAAA Athletic Games are from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. The games begin at 9:00 a.m. Vendors, food & beverage booths, Clan tents and the days entertainment begin at 9:00 a.m. enjoy the Montana Highlanders Pipes & Drums. John & Maurine will travel from Billings to join in on the piping as well! We will take a break at Noon for the Grand Entry of Clans and the Veterans Tribute. Games resume after. There will again be evening live stage entertainment down by the river by the Boulder Creek Band and the McClures from Colorado are joining us this year on the stage as well.