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COLUMBIA CITY â€” For the first time in the 25-year history of the Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival, the event highlighting Scottish heritage and culture has moved to Whitley County.
Slated for Saturday, June 25, 2011, the Indiana Highland Games & Scottish Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds in Columbia City.
Admission and parking for the event are free, due to a grant from the Whitley County Community Foundation.
This yearâ€™s games will feature sanctioned athletics with one of the largest numbers of participating athletes in several years, including several world record holding participants, clan tents, a heritage and hospitality tent, childrenâ€™s activities at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and a wide assortment of shopping at the Whitley County Farmers Market booths in the shady grove.
Additionally, concessions will be available and will benefit the Whitley County 4-H clubs.
The event is being held in conjunction with the 108th annual Old Settlers Days & American Legion Festival.