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
Pipers: Every piper should try to develop a solid foundation in music theory and reading musical rhythms. As music is like a language, unless you take the time to learn and understand that language, you will simply be mimicking what you see and hear – which significantly limits (and hampers) the learning process.
John Cairns, double Gold Medallist