Celtic and other Special Events

Celtic Country Faire
Name: Celtic Country Faire
Location: Lebanon, TN
Directions: Wilson County faire grounds
Date: May 22 2010
Hours: 10:00 am - 8:00 PM
(5K Run/Walk starts at 9:00 a.m.)
Site: Southern STARRS
Social Networking: facebook
Theme: Celtic Fest
Admission: Adults $15, Students $10(w/ID) 12 & under free
Advance ticket sales: online or by check to Southern STARRS 4050 Cairo Bend Road-Lebanon, TN 37087
Yrs Running: 2

Alabama Pipe and Drums
Coyote Run
Intrigue Athletic Group
Kristen Butke School of Dance
Nashville Irish Step Dancers
Sean McNamara Band

2010 |

Celtic Festival at KYHRF
Name: Celtic Festival And Highland Games
Location: Eminence, KY
Directions: Directions
Date: Sept 24-25 2011
Hours: Sat 10:00 -11:00 Sun 10-5
Site: Ky Highland Games & Celtic Fest
Theme: Celtic festival with Highland games
Admission: Adult $12, under 12 free
Advance ticket sales: $10
Yrs Running: 6
Celtic fest and games combined in 2010

The Mickey Finns site * Myspace
Cloigheann site
Eamonn Mulhern
Jack Salt
Liam's Fancy site
Martin McCann
Red Wellies site
Robert Tincher site
Seven Nations
Tommy Martin & Kevin Buckley site
Turlach Boylan
Young Musicians From The Riley School Of Irish Music

2007 | 2006

Con Nooga
Name: Con Nooga
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Directions: Map
Date: Feburary 18-19 2011
Hours: see site
Site: Con Nooga
Theme: Science Fiction Fantasy Con
Admission: $40 for 3 days, single day tickets see site
Advance ticket sales: End Feb 11
Yrs Running: 4


2011 2010 2009

Glasgow Highland Games
Name: Glasgow Highland Games
Location: Glasgow, KY
Directions: Directions
Date: weekend After Memorial Day
Hours: 7:30 am- 4:30 pm. sun 8:30 -4:30
Site: Glasgow Highland games
Theme: Scottish Heritage
Admission: Adults $15, Child $5
Advance tickets: NA


Entertainment: Albaanach, Father, Son & Friends, Needfire, Colin Grant-Adams, Red River Fiddlers, Seven Nations

Scottish Cusine:

Athletic Competition: Caber toss, Sheaf toss, Hammer throw

2011 |
Greek Festival
Name: Greek Festival
Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Nashville, TN
Directions: Map
Date: weekend After Labor Day
Hours: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm/ Sun 12:00-7:00
Site: Greek Festival
Theme: Greek Heritage
Admission: Adults $2
Advance tickets: NA

Activities: Tour the church, Pony Ride, bounce castles.

Entertainment: Music, Opa Dancers, Palamakia Dancers

Greek Cusine: Gyros, Baklava, Tiropita, Roast Lamb, Pastries

2007 | 2006


No Longer running

Australian Festival
Name: Australian Festival
Directions: NA
Date: Na
Hours: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Site: Australian Festival
Theme: Australia
Admission: see site
Advance tickets: have ended

The festival has moved to Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Activities: Climbing wall. Hands on Cricket, Aboriginal art

Animal Husbandry: Sheep Herding, Kentucky Down Under

Australian Sports: Australian football, Cricket. Rugby

Entertainment: Colin Hay, Simon Bruce, Lewis Burns, Paul Killingly

2006 |

Celtic Music Festival
Name: Travellers Rest Music Festival
Location: Travellers Rest, Nashville, TN
Directions: Directions
Date: June 1, 2008
Hours: 4 - 7 pm
Site: Travellers Rest Irish arts
Theme: Celtic Music
Admission: Adults $12, (6-12) $5 Under 6: Free
Advance ticket sales: see site
Yrs Running: 16
Picnic lunches welcomed, Refreshments avaiable on site, beer and wine allowed.

Entertainment: The Roses, Turk McNamara, TN Scots Pipe Band, and Rowdy's Rangers.

2006 | 2005

Drachenburg Folkloric Festival
Name: Drachenburg Folkloric Festival
Location: Factory At Franklin, TN.
Directions: map Faire Site
Date: Nov 4 2007
Hours: 2:30- 7:00
Site: site
Admission: Adult $13
Advance ticket sales: $10 see site
Yrs Running: 1st year

Activities: Henna, Face painting, Tarot Cards readings

Labyrinthe world fusion gypsy band
Belly Dance & Flamenco
Damhsa Onorach School of Irish Dance
The Known World Players
Dan Meyer Sword Swallower
The Roses


Tennessee Highland Games
Name: The Tennessee Highland Games
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Directions: Map
Date: No Games april 10 2010 music for Tartan days
Hours: 1- 6:00 pm
Site: Heart of TN Scottish Celebration
Theme: Scottish Heritage
Admission: Adults $12, Child $7
Advance tickets: see site Before Sept 23
Adults $10, Child $5

Activities: Arm wrestling, Whiskey tasting, Whiskey Barrel roll

Animal Husbandry: Highland Cattle, Border Collies

Athletic Competition: Haggis hurl, Axe Throwing

Entertainment: Alex Beaton, Secret Commonwealth, TN Bagpipe Bands, Highland Dance

2006 | 2005 | 2004


Name: Lamuria Harvest Festival
Location: Tie Breaker Park, Hopkinsville KY
Directions: Map
Date: October 30 2004
Hours: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Site: Lamuria
Theme: Renaissance harvest, carnival & bazaar
Admission: Free



Activities: Carnival Games, Relay Races, Pumpkin Carving contest, Pumpkin Toss

Entertainment: Knights Battle, Wench Show, Punch & Judy show, Magic show, Wexford Way

   Harvest Festival 2004