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Tartan Festival is Saturday

by Minden Press-Herald

The Scottish Tartan Festival is Saturday, April 18 at Scotland Farms, just north of Minden off Highway 79 at Athens Road.

Celebrate Scottish culture and heritage through living history exhibits, Scottish cattle herding, demonstrations of the Highland games, a Gaelic language seminar and bagpipe music.
There will be a dog show competition, children’s area with hayride, broadsword demonstrations, clan tents, genealogy and much more.

Partners include traditional Scottish band, Smithfield Fair, traditional Irish group, Emerald Accent and Scottish-Irish American folksinger Jed Marum, along with numerous local musicians.
There will be performances by the Jackson Irish Dancers of Jackson, Mississippi and the Port Belly Project of Shreveport.

The festival is being sponsored by the Scottish Society of the Louisiana Highlands and is funded in part by the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, contact Sheila Hoh at 318-393-2693 or www.scottishsociety.wix.com/tartan-festival.

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