37th annual Smoky Mountain Highland Games

The 37th annual Smoky Mountain Highland Games (TN) was held on May 19-20, 2018.  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 nine clan tents participating and Clan Wallace was among them.  Russ and Marcia Harper along with Aaron Harper and Susanne Dykes hosted the Clan Wallace tent.

The entertainment included the Colin Grant Adams, Albannach, Tannahill Weavers, Four Leaf Peat, The Selkie Girls, Trip Rogers, Marci the Entertainer, and the Good Thymes Ceilidh Band.  The Games included heavy athletics; which our very own Jeremy Wallace came in 2nd place in the amateurs “A” division. There were also a kilted run, Children’s Highland games competition, Highland dancing, Pipe band 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, Scottish Gourmet, the Celtic Croft and the St. Croix weaving.

Three Best tent awards were handed out, Clan Wallace won first place.

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

Contributed By Marcia Harper

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