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Tartan Day Scottish Fair Returns to Ardenwood April 2, 2016

3/25/2016

Note: This is the 2016 event information for archival purposes.
Prospective vendors, contact the East Bay Scottish Association for more information.

Celebrate Tartan Day, held at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, Saturday, April 2, 2016, 10 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Join in the pageantry as Scottish folk from all over the area gather their clans and celebrate their heritage. Enjoy bagpipe bands – including a bagpipe competition, highland dancing, traditional Scottish food, and historic re-enactments. There will also be Clan Society exhibits, Highland games, and a traditional haggis toss. Find magic and a fairy or dragon in the Children’s Glen., where arts & crafts projects and storytelling will be offered. Adults may enjoy refreshments at the ale garden.

Entertainment by: Scottish musician Peter Dalry, fiddler Michael Mullen, the Red Thistle Musicians, and the Peninsula Scottish fiddlers. Don't miss the bagpipes and Scottish dancing!

Presented by the East Bay Scottish Association and East Bay Regional Park District Interpretive Staff. Special Event Fee: $12 adults/ $8 seniors/ $5 children (4-17), 3 years and under free. Free parking. Wheelchair accessible. Event ends 5:00 p.m.; no admissions after 4:30 p.m.

Ardenwood Historic Farm is located at 34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, California 94555.

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 Tartan Day 2016 #4

 Tartan Day 2016 #3 by Allan Mendez

Photos by Allan Mendez

Contact: Isa Polt-Jones, Public Information Representative

 


Isa Polt-Jones
(510) 544-2207
ipjones@ebparks.org

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