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2022 Event Schedule

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Saturday July 2nd, 2022

12th Annual Havre Boucher Salmon Supper
  • LOCATION: Havre Boucher Community Centre
  • TIME: 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • COST: $25 per plate, takeout is available
Ships of 1801 Society's Keppoch Show
  • LOCATION: Schwartz Building, STFX Campus
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • COST: $30 per ticket (adult) & $10 (youth) 

Sunday July 3rd, 2022

Opening of 157th Antigonish Highland Games Church Service
  • Opening of 157th Antigonish Highland Games Church Service
    • LOCATION: St. Ninians’s Cathedral, St. Ninians’s Street
    • TIME: 10:30 AM
Riverside Bike Races
  • LOCATION: Riverside Speedway 
  • TIME: TBA 
Clan Thompson Pipe Band and Friends Concert
  • LOCATION: St. James United Church, Main Street
  • TIME: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Ships of 1801 Society's Keppoch Show
  • LOCATION: Schwartz Building, STFX Campus
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • COST: $30 per ticket (adult) & $10 (youth) 

Monday July 4th, 2022

Clan Chisholm Dinner and Social
  • LOCATION: St. Ninian’s Place 
  • TIME: Social begins @ 6:00 PM, Dinner begins @ 7:00 PM
Ships of 1801 Society's Keppoch Show
  • LOCATION: Schwartz Building, STFX Campus
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • COST: $30 per ticket (adult) & $10 (youth)

Tuesday, July 5th, 2022

Clan Chisholm Dinner and Social
  • LOCATION: St. Ninian’s Place 
  • TIME: Social begins @ 6:00 PM, Dinner begins @ 7:00 PM
Ceilidh at Legion Featuring: Karen Beaton, Joe MacMaster & Leona Willams
  • LOCATION: Ceilidh at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 59
  • TIME: 8:00 – 9:30 PM 
  • COST: $10.00 at the door 

Wednesday July 6th, 2022

Kilted Golf Tournament Stroke Play
  • LOCATION: Antigonish Golf & Country Club
  • TIME: 7:30 AM & 1:30 PM
Ceilidh at the Keppoch
  • LOCATION: Keppoch Lodge at Keppoch Mountain
  • TIME: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Thursday July 7th, 2022

Keppoch Hike
  • LOCATION: Keppoch Mountain 
  • TIME: 1:00 PM 
Ceilidh at the Museum
  • LOCATION: Antigonish Heritage Museum
  • TIME: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM 
  • Featuring Leona Williams and Karen Beaton & Friends 

 

Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday July 8th 2022

Morning events on Columbus Field
  • 8:00 AM – Gates Open
  • 9:00 AM – Tir Nan Og Athletic Activities Begin
  • 12:00 PM – Tir Nan Og Awards
  • 12:30 PM – Tir Nan Og Family Picnic
Evening Events on Columbus field/Main Street
  • 5:00 PM – President Dinner, St. Francis Xavier University
  • 6:00 PM – 5 Mile Road Race
  • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Antigonish Art Fair, Chisholm Park
  • 7:45 PM – Official Opening of the 157th Highland Games
  • 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM – Concert Under the Stars, Main Stage
  • 9:30 PM to 11:30 PM – Ceilidh, Labatt Ceilidh Stage

Saturday July 9th 2022

Morning Events on Columbus Field
  • 8:00 AM – Clan Day – Official Opening of Clan Day 
  • 8:00 AM – Highland Dance Registration – Novice & Intermediate
  • 8:30 AM – Highland Dance Pre-Premier Competition
  • 8:50 AM – Elite Mile
  • 9:00 AM – Grand Street Parade – STFX to Columbus Field
  • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM – Pancake Breakfast – St. James Church
  • 10:00 AM – Scottish Heavyweight Events Begin
  • 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Family Cultural & Arts Workshops
  • 10:30 AM – Highland Dance – New Scotland Open Championship
  • 10:30 AM – Solo Piping and Drumming Competitions
  • 11:00 AM – Scottish Heavy Event – Heavy Weight Distance
  • 12:00 PM – Scottish Heavy Event – Heavy Hammer
  • 12:00 PM – Ceilidh Pub Opens
Afternoon/Evening Events on Columbus Field
  • 12:00 to 2:00 PM – Official Opening of Clan Day
  • 1:00 PM – Scottish Heavy Event – Caber Toss
  • 2:00 PM – Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championships
  • 2:00 PM – Scottish Heavy Event – Weight Over Bar
  • 3:00 PM – Highland Dance – Mary Dundas Sword Event
  • 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Afternoon Ceilidh – Labatt Ceilidh Stage
  • 3:30 PM – Open Farmer’s Walk
  • 4:00 PM – Tug-Of- War Competition
  • 5:30 PM – Massed Pipe Bands & Awards
  • 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM – Ceilidh Pub – Labatt Ceilidh Stage

Sunday July 10th 2022

Morning Events on Columbus Field
  • 8:00 AM – Highland Dance Registration – Primary & Beginner
  • 8:30 AM – Highland Dance Competition – Primary & Beginner
  • 8:30 AM – Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions
  • 10:00 AM – Scottish Heavy Event – Open Stone
  • 10:00 AM – Junior Scottish Heavy Event Competition
  • 10:30 AM – Tug-Of-War Competition
  • 10:30 AM – Highland Dance – Florence MacMillan Flora Event
  • 10:30 AM – Closing Church Service – St. James United Church
  • 11:00 AM – Scottish Heavy Event – Light Weight for Distance
  • 12:00 PM – Scottish Heavy Event – Light Hammer
Afternoon/Evening on Columbus Field
  • 1:00 PM – Scottish Heavy Event – Challenge Caber Toss
  • 1:30 PM – Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Championships
  • 1:45 PM – Tug-Of-War Championship Pull
  • 2:00 PM – Scottish Heavy Event – Challenge Sheaf Toss
  • 3:40 PM – Junior Track Mile 
  • 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Closing Ceilidh – Licensed Event
  • 5:00 PM – Massed Pipe Bands & Awards