Sacramento Valley Games

April 26, 2014
Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland, CA, USA

Experience traditions of the Scottish Highlands! Two days of Celtic music and dance, heavy athletics, history, genealogy, Clans and cuisine at the Yolo County Fairgrounds. Saturday night Ceilidh. Non-stop entertainment includes the Wicked Tinkers, Molly�s Revenge, Men of Worth, Culann’s Hounds, Scottish fiddlers, Celtic harps, and (of course) top-notch bagpipe and drum bands.

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Sacramento Valley Games

April 23, 2010
Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland, CA, USA

134th Anniversary Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival Yolo County Fairgrounds * Woodland, CA April 24th and 25th, 2010 Scottish Games & Festival doors open at 9 a.m.

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Pipers: Blow your drones without the pipe chanter for a few minutes when you first take your pipes out of the box. Initially, the blades on your pipe chanter reed and the tongues on your drone reeds will be dry (not pliable), which will make the chanter reed stiff and often too much for the drone reeds – causing them to shut off. The warm air that is blown through the drone reeds will make the tongues more pliable and receptive to handling the strength of the pipe chanter. This applies to synthetic and cane drone reeds.
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