Event Schedule

The following is a tentative 2016 schedule, further events and information TBA!

WEEKDAY ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SATURDAY, 2 JULY

Annual St. Paul’s Ecumenical Community Service at Town Point in Seabright, near the Antigonish Yacht Club

SUNDAY, 3 JULY

MONDAY, 4 JULY

19th Annual Gathering of the Arts, Opening Celebration at the People’s Place Library in partnership with the Antigonish Highland Society

TUESDAY, 5 JULY

  • Annual Salmon Dinner hosted by Clan Chisholm, open to everyone. Located at St. Ninian Place
  • Family Round and Square Dance at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Maryvale

WEDNESDAY, 6 JULY

  • Kilted Golf Tournament Stroke Play, Antigonish Golf & Country Club
  • Summer Ceilidh Hosted by the Antigonish Highland Society and the Heritage Association of Antigonish at the Antigonish Heritage Museum

THURSDAY, 7 JULY

OTHER POSSIBLE WEEKDAY ACTIVITIES  *Dates and Events to be confirmed

Should you like for your event to be listed in our Event Schedule, please fill out the following form 2016AHG – Games Week Activity Information Sheet
in full and send to info@antigonishhighlandgames.ca

  • 1784: (Un)Settling Antigonish
  • Havre Boucher Salmon Supper at the Havre Boucher Community Centre
  • Murray Williams Clan Ronald Mixed Golf Tournament

WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, 8 JULY – Day 1 @ Columbus Field

SATURDAY, 9 JULY – Day 2 @ Columbus Field

*Order of Competitions subject to change

SUNDAY, 10 JULY – Day 3 @ Columbus Field

*Order of Competitions subject to change

  • Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions
  • Highland Dancing Competitions
  • Tir Nan Og – Cultural and Arts Workshops – NEW
  • Tug-Of-War Competition
  • Closing Church Service, St. Ninian Cathedral Parish
  • Start of Day 2 of Maritime Scottish Heavy Weight Events Competition – Canada vs. USA (PRO & Open)
  • Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Championships
  • Tug-Of-War Consolation & Championship Pull
  • AHG Open Caber Toss. Open to all officially registered participants.
  • Maritime Scottish Heavy Weight Events Awards – Canada vs. USA
  • Closing Ceilidh – Licensed Event – Molson Coors Ceilidh Stage Family Event featuring entertainment by Buddy MacDonald, Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray
  • Massed Pipe Bands & Awards