After another 40 minutes of volunteering in the beer tent, Cain entered the Mr. Pretty Legs contest. Up against 12 other men, Cain wooed the emcee, Amber Sotelo, by presenting her a flower that had been hidden under his kilt.
The Saline Celtic Festival continues Saturday at Mill Pond Park. Shuttle services from Liberty School and Saline Middle School run from 7 a.m. to midnight. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for youth (13-17), and $10 for seniors (65+). Children (12 and under) and active military gain free admission.
Dancers from all over the Midwest will compete in the Highland Dance competition, starting at 9 a.m.
The official Celtic Festival parade begins at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies at the Athletics Field.
The craft beer festival takes place at the beer tent from noon to 6 p.m.
Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic (12 p.m.), Brother Crowe (4:15 p.m.), Steel City Rovers (7 p.m.), CrossBow (8:45 p.m.) and the Corktown Popes (10:30) p.m., play on the Red Dragon Stage.
Kids will enjoy mini golf, dragon slaying, crafts, and stories with Princess Merida on Wee Folks Island, open from noon to 5 p.m.
Wee Folks will parade around the Celtic Festival takes place at 4:30 p.m.
Competitive jousting takes place at 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. Sheep herding dogs will show their skills at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Bag pipe bands from Michigan will play from noon to 5 p.m.
At 5 p.m., the six participating bands will perform together.
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