Modesto Scottish Highland Games

May 31, 2014
Tuolumne River Regional Park Modesto, California, USA

CHAMPIONSHIP ATHLETIC EVENTS CABER TOSS, SCOTTISH HAMMER PUTTING THE STONE WEIGHT FOR DISTANCE & HEIGHT CHILDREN’S ATHLETICS AND GAMES PROFESSIONAL BAGPIPING BANDS HIGHLAND & COUNTRY DANCING CELTIC IMPORTS AND MERCHANDISE OVER 40 CLANS IN ATTENDANCE FOOD & BEVERAGE BOOTHS

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TIP OF THE DAY
Resist all temptation to apply any moisture to reeds. Set up your pipes with the right sort of moisture control and allow the moist air surrounding your reed when playing to make the blades vibrate optimally.
Colin MacLellan, Edinburgh