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Sunday, February 26, 2006

Gathering of the Celts Schedule

4th Annual GATHERING OF THE CELTS 2006 sponsored by the Celtic Chorus of Houston (President: Dianna Shipman) in conjunction with 6th Annual St. Andrew's Celtic Festival - Houston Heights
Noon to 5:30 p.m. at 19th Street and Heights Boulevard (map)
The afternoon will feature a wide variety of entertainers on two stages, vendors with Celtic themes, a silent auction, a stained-glass tour, great food and drink, and games for children.
The festival will begin after the St. Andrew's Episcopal Church 10:30 a.m. service as bagpipers lead everyone to the "Kirking of the Celts" and then to the opening performance on the outdoor stage. 11:30 Kirkin of the Tartans with Bayou City Pipers ENTERTAINERS: (times approximate and subject to change) Outdoor Stage 12:15–12:45 Bayou City Pipes and Drums 12:45–1:15 McTeggart School of Irish Dancing 1:15–2:15 Constant Billy 2:30–3:30 Murder the Stout 3:30–4:00 The St. Thomas Episcopal School Pipe and Drum Corps 4:00–5:00 The Flying Fish Sailors 5:00–5:30 Bayou City Pipes and Drums Indoor Stage (upstairs) 12:00–12:30 The Celtic Chorus of Houston with special guest Sia Beaton (Scottish Singer) 12:30–1:00 Fish & Chips, English Country Dance Band 1:00–1:45 Society for Creative Anachronism Dancers 2:00–2:30 Kennedy International Dancers 2:30–3:00 Breton Dance with Jan Zollars 3:00–3:30 Men of Houston Morris Dancers 3:30–4:00 Cass Academy of Irish Dance 4:00–4:30 Good Time Scottish Dancers 4:30–5:30 Houston Scottish Fiddle Club VENDORS: The Celtic Store; Cowboy Szymonski (Blacksmith); EYC (head wreaths, crosses, and jewelry); St. Andrew's Episcopal School and Information Booth; The Celtic Chorus; The Backyard Gardner; Baubles Jewelry; Old Fashioned Things; Moore Expressions; The Magick Cauldron; Mise en Plaise (Lisa Mitchell – frozen foods); Elder Street Artists (Terrence Boggs and Susan Goettsche); Meme’s Jellies and Jams; Saci Joias Jewelry; Fuller Brush & Watkins; Stained Glass Expressions; The Briar Patch; Original Wind Spinners; Magnetic Jewelry; Ginger Page Jewelry; Loch, Stock and Barrel; KC Designs; D&M ArtWorks; At 5:30 p.m. a piper will close the festival, in gratitude, with the spiritually moving song "Amazing Grace."
Admission: Family Ticket: $5.00 Single Ticket: $2.00 Under 12: FREE!
Contacts Chair: Kathleen Galbraith 713-868-5194, Co-Chair: Teri Jo Nicholson 713-688-6200, Vendor Chair: Mary Rennie 281-341-8124, Celtic organizations and links (Dianna Shipman)
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