Montgomery County Hosts 11th Annual Scottish-Irish Festival at Green Lane Park

Montgomery County will host the 11th Annual Scottish-Irish Festival Friday, September 10th through Sunday, Sept. 12th at Green Lane Park in Green Lane, Pennsylvania.

Enjoy this three days of family-oriented fun, including live music and dance, food, arts and crafts, exhibits and demonstrations from the Scottish and Irish cultures.

The fun begins at 6 p.m. Friday with an evening concert featuring Tree and Norsewind as the headline acts. The fun resumes Saturday and runs all day, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., with music from the Martin Family Band and The Hooligans. There will be a concert Sunday featuring the band Ceilidh and event wraps up at about 5 p.m.

Other performers and demonstrators will include Bridget Burning Clearly, Pipe Bands, Irish Step-Dancers, Highland Dancers, Society for Creative Anachronisms, Celtic Face Painting, and we will be welcoming back the sheepdog demonstrations and highland games.  Additionally, classic and Celtic food vendors and merchants of authentic Scottish and Irish wares will be on site.

This is a rain or shine event. Admission is free, but there is a $5 parking fee. If you would like more information about this program, please call Green Lane Park at (215)-234-4528 or visit us on the Web at http://parks.montcopa.org/sifestival

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