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Tartan Day Scottish Fair at Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont (2011)

3/16/2011

This is the 2011 information! For this year's event see the home page at www.ebparks.org or call 1 888 EBPARKS.

Celebrate Tartan Day, held at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont, Saturday, April 2, 2011, 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 and a special Children's Glen where they can partake in Highland games, a traditional haggis toss, arts & crafts, storytelling €¦ and perhaps find fairies! New this year, enjoy refreshments at the ale garden.

Entertainment by: Pladdohg, Neil O'Neill, Eachdraidh, Macintosh Pipe Band, Highland Dancers, The Red Thistle Dancers, and Pat Ryan's Celtic Junket. Opening Ceremonies featuring the Fremont Police Honor Guard.

Presented by the East Bay Scottish Association and East Bay Regional Park District Interpretive Staff. Special Event Fee: $8 adults/ $6 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.

For more information call (510) 544-2797 or visit www.ebparks.org.

Ardenwood Historic Farm is located at 34600 Ardenwood Blvd.

Fremont, California 94555.


Isa Polt-Jones
(510) 544-2217
ipjones@ebparks.org

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