2019 Gathering Schedule

Friday (Salado Museum and College Park)

  • 1:00 PM:  A Lecture in Word and Song by Scottish Singer and Folklorist Ed Miller
  • 6:00 PM:  Calling of the Clans Torchlight Ceremony – Creek side north of the Museum
  • 6:30 PM:  Welcome Social with Light Buffet Dinner – Museum Hall of the Clans

Saturday (Salado Civic Center)

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM:  Clan Tents, Scottish Highland Games, Highland Dance Competitions, Pipe and Drum Competitions, Live Celtic Music, Celtic Marketplace
  • 12:00 PM:  Official Opening of the Gathering and Parade of the Bands and Clans
  • 2:00 PM:  Shortbread Contest Results (Gazebo)
  • 2:00 PM:  Bonniest Knees Contest
  • 4:30 PM:  Texas Tattoo at the Entertainment Tent, Pipes and Drums, Highland Dancers, Music and Song
  • 7:00 PM:  Tartan Dinner at the Holiday Inn.  Advanced reservations required, please call the Museum

Sunday (Salado Civic Center)

  • 9:00 AM:  Kirkin’ o the Tartan traditional devotional service
  • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM:  Pipe Band Competition, Live Celtic Music, Children’s Highland Games, “Scottish Dress” Pet Parade and Contest, Clan Tents, Shopping, Food
  • 3:00 PM:  Awards Presentations and Closing Ceremony