The Wisconsin Highland Games

August 29, 2014
Waukesha Expo Center Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA

The Wisconsin Highland Games Friday night, Aug. 29 – Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 Waukesha Expo Center Waukesha, Wisconsin New Year’s Eve Hogmanay Celebration! Tuesday December 31st � 7:00 pm till ? Knights of Columbus 732 Badger Ave. South Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dinner 8:00 Cash Bar � Raffle � Live Music Hogmanay reservations and advance ticket sales have ended. See you there! Wisconsin’s largest Highland Games kick off Friday night of Labor Day weekend for a celebration of all things Scottish, Irish and Celtic. Come hear the mighty roar of the bagpipes, see the kilted athletes perform their feats of strength, watch the spinning, leaping Highland dancers, shoot the longbow, toss the battle axe, and grab a pint or a wee dram at St. Andrew’s Pub to the sound of the music of the British Isles.

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