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


batesville scottish festival 5Celebrate your Scottish roots! Lyon College in Batesville hosts the 34th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival on April 12-14.

The festival, honoring Scottish heritage and traditions, kicks off on Friday, April 12, with abatesville scottish festival 4 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.

batesville scottish festival 6Events 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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