Kids Highland Games NEW
Saturday, August 3 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Tansky Sawmill Toyota Greenfields Sports Area)
Looking for a fun and memorable activity for the wee folk in your family? Well don’t miss the the New Kids Highland Games! The event will take place on Saturday, August 3 from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the Tansky Sawmill Toyota Greenfields Sports Area. Children will have the chance to toss a Caber, shovel a Sheaf and throw a Braemar Stone. A Highland Games adult athlete will be on hand to explain the history, demonstrate techniques and answer questions.
There are two different and distinct sections within the Wee Folk Area:
Wendy’s Wee Folk Area
In 2013 the entertainment will feature returning favorites including magicians and storytellers. There will also be a interactive dance lesson with award-winning Irish dancers.
The popular Irish Contests, with the competition for the reddest hair, greenest eyes and most freckles will return on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Wee Folk Stage Schedule
Friday, August 2
5 p.m. Storyteller, Frank McGarvey
7 p.m. Regan Rankin Academy of Irish Dance
8 p.m. Storyteller, Julie McGhee
Saturday, August 3
Noon Keltic for Kids, Celi McDaniel
1 p.m. the Ink Garden of Brother Theophane, Cindy Millen
2 p.m. Storyteller, Michael O’Malley
3 p.m. Fairies, Sandra McCone
4 p.m. Irish Magic and Music, Debbie & Tom O’Carroll
5 p.m. Candace Mazur-Darman
7 p.m. Storyteller, John Locke
8 p.m. Irish Tales of Heroes and Adventure, Cathy Jo Smith
Sunday, August 4
Noon Fairies, Sandra McCone
1 p.m. Irish Magician, Debbie O’Carroll
2 p.m. Storyteller, Marian Funk
3 p.m. Irish Contests - Reddest Hair, Greenest Eyes, Most Freckles
4:30 p.m. Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance Junior Dancers
5:30 p.m. Candace Mazur-Darman
6:30 p.m. Fun & Games with Irish & Scottish Music, Ross & MacKenzie
The area also features some unique vendors just for the kids, make your own sandy candy straw, have your face painted or find a magic wand.
Worthington Sand Art
We Joy Sing
Caricatures by Sean Platt
Halos from Heaven
Columbus Photo Booth Company
Kids can play on the inflatables, try their own hands at mini-Gaelic games or attempt to reach the top of the large climbing wall
Unlimited one-day admission into the Pot O’Gold Playland area is with a wristband that costs $10.
Friday 4:30 – 10 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.