2017 Smokey Mountain Highland Games

The Smokey Mountain Highland Games (TN) was held on May 20-21, 2017.  These games are held at the campus of Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee.   Sunny skies and 95 degree weather for Saturday and light rain all day on Sunday. Forty two clan tents participating and Clan Wallace was among them.  Russ and Marcia Harper along with Aaron Harper hosted the Clan Wallace tent.

The entertainment included the Colin Grant Adams, Raven and Red, Ed Miller Trio, Highland Reign, The Celtic Martins, Singing Pilgrims, Good Thymes Ceilidh Band, The Celtic Martins.  The Games included heavy athletics, kilted run, Children’s Highland games competition, and Border Collie Demonstration.  The vendors at the games included, Near and Far, The Gaelic Shop, The Celtic Knot, The Heelan Hound, Highland Kilt Company, the Scots Corner.

Three Best tent awards were handed out, Clan Kincaid won first place, Clan Wallace won second, Clan MacIntosh won third. Congratulation to all the wins.

Thanks to all that came out and enjoyed the weekend with us.

Courtesy of Marcia Harper

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