Bagpipes Galore! The 34th Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival in Batesville This Weekend



Celebrate your Scottish roots! Lyon College in Batesville hosts the 34th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival on April 12-14.

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The festival, honoring Scottish heritage and traditions, kicks off on Friday, April 12, with a Celtic concert at Brown Chapel. Saturday’s activities get started at 8 a.m. and include a solo piping competition, a library book sale, sheepdog demonstrations, children’s games, Highland dancing demonstrations, a British car show, and a Drum Salute competition.

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Events begin at 8 a.m. on Sunday and include musical performances throughout the day, sheepdog demonstrations, children’s games, Highland dancing demonstrations and a performance by the Lyon College Pipe Band. Don’t miss the “Boniest Knees” contest at noon! For more information, visit or phone 870-307-PIPE.

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