Scottish festival kicks off this Saturday

The first annual Cache Scottish Festival and Highland Games is being held Saturday at the American West Heritage Center starting at 9 am and continuing until 8 pm.Planners say everyone attending will experience a full range of Celtic culture and traditions through activities like traditional music, Scottish Highland dancing, Irish step dancing, Highland athletics and ethnic foods from the areas of Scotland, Ireland and Wales.The Festival will feature at least three pipe bands, drummers, harpists, a group singing Irish music, as well as a variety of piping and drumming competitions. The festival will also be the site of Utah’s weight over-the-bar throwing championships, a sport where competitors attempt to toss a 56-pound weight over a bar using only one hand.

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