Join us in Salado for the 58th Scottish Gathering and Highland Games, the oldest Scottish festival in Texas! Since 1961, people have gathered here each November to celebrate their Scottish Heritage by honoring the history and traditions of Scotland. The three-day event includes bagpipe bands, Scottish athletics, Highland dancing, Celtic music, Calling of the Clans Torchlight Ceremony, Clans ‘n Bands Parade, Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, Bonniest Knees Contest, Dog Costume Parade, men in kilts, shopping, food and more. One of the event’s main features is the Clan Village, the largest gathering of Scottish Clan tents in Texas where Clan members share Scottish history and family genealogy.
Camp Craig Allen, a nonprofit dedicated to physically disabled adults, children and veterans of North Texas, holds its annual fundraiser, the Amateur BBQ Cook-Off and Music Fest, October 11–12 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
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