Check out the Saline Celtic Festival line-up!

 07/12/2018 - 18:33
The Steel City Rovers will bring their Celtibilly sound to Saturday's Saline Celtic Festival.

The skies over Saline are turning tartan in anticipation of Celtic fun and festivities!

 

Friday, July 13 – Pub Night in the Park

Gates at Mill Pond Park open at 5 pm – $5 admission, includes workshops; under 13 free

6:30 to 7:20 pm – Brother Crowe

7:20 to 7:50 pm – Limerick Competition

7:50 to 8:40 pm – CrossBow

8:40 to 9:05 pm – Mr. Pretty Legs in a Kilt Competition

9:05 to 9:55 pm – Brother Crowe

9:55 to 10:25 pm – Fire Performance by Ring of Steel

10:25 to 11:15 pm – CrossBow

 

Music Workshops

6:00-7:15 Traditional Singing; Bodhran Drum; Beginning Tin Whistle; Intermediate Fiddle

 

Dance Workshops

6:00-7:15 Step Dancing; Contra & English Country Dancing

7:15-7:30 Irish Dance Demonstration

7:30-9:00 Ceilidh Participatory Dance Workshop; Traditional Music Session

 

Saturday, July 14 – the all day festival at Mill Pond Park

Parade and opening ceremonies 11 a.m.

12 – 6 pm – Craft Beer Festival in the Beer Tent

 

Red Dragon Stage:

12:00 pm – Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic

1:45 pm – Leprecons

3:10 pm – Peat in the Creel

4:15 pm – Brother Crowe

5:05 pm – Ann Arbor Morris Dance

5:30 pm – Finvarras Wren

6:35 pm – Motor City Irish Dance

7:00 pm – Steel City Rovers

8:45 pm – CrossBow

10:00 pm – Fire Performance by Ring of Steel

10:30 pm – Corktown Popes

 

Brecon Stage:

11:00 am – Peat in the Creel

12:00 pm – O’Kennedy Irish Dance of Saline

1:00 pm – Tartan & Thistle Dance

2:00 pm – Motor City Irish Dance

3:00 pm – Ceilidh with Damsha Uisce Ban Mor

4:00 pm – CommonWealth Dance Collective

5:00 pm – Dancin’ Feet/Blue Caledonia

6:00 pm – Ann Arbor Morris Dance

 

Edinburgh Stage:

8:30 Highland Dance Registration

9 am -4 pm Highland Dance Competition

5:00 pm – Steel City Rovers

6:15 pm – Ann Arbor Celtic Harpers

7:30 pm – Celtic Jam

 

Glasgow Tent:

12:00 pm – Purcell Irish Pipers of Detroit

1:00 pm – Motor City Pipes and Drums

1:45 pm – Cabar Feidh Pipes and Drums

2:30 pm – Grand Rapids and District Pipe Band

3:15 pm – Flint Scottish Pipe Band

4:00 pm – Glen Erin Pipe Band

5:00 pm – Massed Bands

 

For the complete schedule including jousting, historical reenactments, Highland dance competitions, Millie the Mill Pond Monster, Wee Folks Island, The Kilted Magician, sheep herding, Highland Athletics, pipe bands, textile arts, workshops and more, visit www.salineceltic.org

 

$15/adults; $10/ages 65 and up; $5/ages 13-17; free/ages 12 and under, and active military.

Advance tickets at salineceltic.org and Saline City Hall: $10/ adults; group of 10/$80.

Free parking with shuttles. No pets allowed.

 

 

 

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Sheila Pursglove
Sheila Pursglove is a long-time Saline-area resident, and a freelance writer for several publications in Michigan, around the U.S. and abroad.