FRIDAY 


New for 2019!

​6:30 PM - FREE to all ages. 

Music Education with the Harp Twins and TopHouse (dance tent)


SATURDAY


8:30 AM

Shuttle service from Hamilton High School begins
Check-in for athletes and dancers
9:00 AM

Gates open
Check-in for pipe bands & solo competitors
Vendors & concessions open
Athletics begin (adults)
Daly Mansion open for tours
Kids activity area open (unsupervised)
Bitterroot Celtic Society Educational booth open

Information & Merchandise Booths open- Sign up for Sunday activities!
Herding demonstrations will take place periodically throughout the day

(lower terrace, west of the Mansion)
9:30 AM

Highland dance competition begins (dance tent)
10:00 AM

TopHouse (music tent)
Solo pipe & drum competitions begin

Intro to Genealogy/Getting Started - Bitterroot College tent

10:30 AM 
Free Irish language class in Bitterroot College tent

11:00 AM

Harp Twins (music tent)
The Celtic Caterer cooking demonstration - Guinness Gravy & Potatoes (south side of Mansion)

The story of Haggis with Bob the Sheep - Bitterroot College tent

11:30 AM

​Honored Clan Luncheon (invitation only)
12:00 PM

Seamus Kennedy (music tent)
Mead tasting (special event tent) $10

Irish Language - Bitterroot College tent
12:30 PM

Highland dance competition awards ceremony (dance tent)
1:00 PM

Opening Ceremonies - Grand entry of clans, bands & athletes (caber alley swale)
Introduction of Clans
Lament - Flowers of the Forest
Solo pipe & drum competition awards ceremony
Invocation
Welcome address
2:00 PM

Seamus Kennedy - (Music Tent)
Thistle vs. Shamrock Whisky & Scotch tasting (event tent) $30
Missoula Irish Dancers (dance tent)
Athletics resume (adults)

78th Frasier Highland Regiment - Bitterroot College tent
The Celtic Caterer - cooking demonstration- Welsh Rarebit & Celtic Fondue (South side of Mansion)

Hurling Demonstrations begin - West Lawn
3:00 PM

Harp Twins (music tent)
Introduction to Bagpipe - open to all to participate (piper's row)

Missoula Highland Dancers with Celtic Dragons Pipe Band (dance tent)

Irish Language - Bitterroot College tent
3:30 PM
Mead tasting (event tent) $10
The Celtic Caterer - cooking demonstration Smoked Salmon & Whisky Cheese Soup (South side of Mansion)
4:00 PM

TopHouse (music tent)

Welsh Dance Instruction - open to all to participate (dance tent)

About Ireland - Bitterroot College tent
5:00 PM

Harp Twins - (Music Tent)
Premier Scotch Tasting (event tent) $100
The Celtic Caterer - cooking demonstration -Scottish Canachan  (South side of Mansion))

Missoula Irish Dancers - (dance tent)

Intro to Genealogy/Getting Started - Bitterroot College tent
6:00 PM

Seamus Kennedy (music tent)

Welsh Dance Instruction - open to all to participate (dance tent)
Mansion tours end
7:00 PM  New for 2019!

Special 10th Anniversary Concert by SWAGGER! (music tent)

Sponsored by the Bitterroot Valley Chamber of Commerce.
10:00 PM

Gates close
10:45 PM

Shuttle bus service ends



SUNDAY


8:30 AM

Shuttle service from Hamilton High School begins
Check-in for athletes and dancers
9:00 AM

Gates open
Vendors & concessions open
Junior's and children's athletic registration (athletic tent)
Daly Mansion open for tours
Kids activity area open (unsupervised)
Information & Merchandise Booths open- Sign up for Sunday activities!
Advanced Highland dance workshop for prepaid registrants (dance tent)
Kirkan o' the Tartan church service (music tent)
10:00 AM

Top House (music tent)
Herding demonstrations will take place periodically throughout the day (lower
terrace, west of the Mansion)

Bitterroot Celtic Society Educational booth open 
Junior athletics begin (ages 12-15)

10:30 AM

Welsh Culture Class - Bitterroot College tent
11:00 AM

Harp Twins (music tent)
Skillet toss (piper's row)
Kids athletics begin (ages 5-11)
Introducton to Highland Dance - open to all to participate (dance tent)

Irish Language Class - Bitterroot College tent

The Celtic Caterer - cooking demonstration -Lardon Bacon w/Mushrooms & Figs (South Side of Mansion)
11:30 AM

Bonnie Knees contest (pipers row)
12:00 PM

Swagger - (Music tent)
Beards & Braids contest (piper's row)

Welsh Dance Instruction - open to all to participate (dance tent)
Mead tasting (event tent) $10

Life as an 18th Century Soldier - Bitterroot College tent
1:00 PM
Grand parade of clans, bands & athletes
Introduction of Clans
Lament - Flowers of the Forest
Invocation

Welcome address

1:30 PM
Events resume

Hurling scrimmage - West lawn
2:00 PM

The Celtic Caterer - cooking demonstration - Potato & Cabbage Soup w/ Caraway Seeds (South side of Mansion)
Top House (music tent)
Thistle vs. Shamrock Whisky & Scotch tasting (event tent) $30

New 2019! Afternoon Tea (Daly Mansion Trophy Room) $12
Highland Dance demonstration (dance tent)

Irish Language Class - Bitterroot College tent
Athletic demonstrations

Tug-o-war (piper's row)
3:00 PM

Introduction to Bagpipe - open to all to participate (Piper's Row)

Harp Twins (music tent)

Welsh Dance Instruction - open to all to participate  (dance tent)
The Celtic Caterer - cooking demonstration - Guinness Chocolate Walnut Cake (South side of Mansion)

Haggis with Bob the Sheep - Bitterroot College tent
4:00 PM
Daly Mansion tours end
4:45 PM

Gates close
Shuttle service ends.


All events and times are subject to change.

Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering
PO Box 1774 Hamilton MT 59840 US

406-274-8886

bitterrootcelticsociety@outlook.com


2019 Schedule of Events

(2020 Schedule will be posted closer to March 2020)