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    Name: Garrett County Celtic Festival
    Date: June 1, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
    Trip Builder: View Trip
    Event Description:
    Celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival by the bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River in the Town Park in Friendsville, Maryland.  Bring the whole family! 
    Many activities planned throughout the day, including: 
    Traditional and contemporary Celtic music  
    Irish and Scottish dancing
    Highland athletes
    Pipe & Drum bands
    Glen of Clans 
    Living history and educational presentations
    Sheep and Duck Herding
    Ancient Art of Scything
    Celtic Marketplace
    Bairns (Children’s) activities area
    Discount tickets available until May15th from the festival website  http://gccelticfestival.com
    Free parking, Handicapped accessible and parking, Indoor and Outdoor venues. Rain or Shine!  
    Sponsored in part by the Maryland State Arts Council and the Garrett County Arts Council


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    Friendsville Town Park, Old River Rd, Friendsville, MD 21531

    Date/Time Information:
    June 1st 2019
    10am - 6pm

    Contact Information:
    Marci McClive: 301 501 0304

    Adults over 18: $15 ($10 in advance from website)

    Youth Ages 11- 18: $5

    Children 10 and under: free

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  • This project has been financed in part with State Funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland.
    However, project contents or opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.

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