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169 Summers St. Charleston WV

http://www.celticcalling.org
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THE CELTIC VILLAGE at City Center at Slack Plaza
Immerse yourself in music, dance crafts and learn some history and genealogy. 
10 am: Open
- Celtic Calling Information Booth and T-shirt Sales
- Clan Tents - Ferguson, Campbell, Donald 
- Crafter's - Raven Jewelry, Knotty Lady Macrame, Erika Bell (more TBA)
- Children's Craft Activities 
- Children's Mini Highland Games - Toss the Caber, Toss the Sheaf and more TBA. 11:30am, 12:30am and 1:30pm.
- Mountain Juice Food Truck
- Dog Show - All breeds welcome. Awards for best Celtic Breeds, Fancy Dress (best Celtic garb), Red Head  and more (Time TBA)
- Mclaughlin Brigade - Jacobite reenactors will be set up around downtown and will have  piper and fiddler. 

Honoring Robert Tannahill

The Scottish group The Tannahill Weavers will play at 7 30pm Sat. March 4th in a concert presented by FOOTMAD. . They are named after Robert Tannahill: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Tannahill
He was both a weaver, (see sheep at Main Library and Loom Weaving Demonstrations), a published poet, but sadly took his own life. We hope to have a poetry as well as these two organizations tabling:
- American Federation for Suicide Prevention
- Western Regional CASA, a volunteer-based nonprofit that advocates for children in foster care
American Federation 
Gazebo Stage - Music and Dance 

Times are approximate.
10 30am: Opening Music
11am: Lincoln County Cloggers
11 30am: Mary-Grace Autumn Lee - Hammered Dulcimer
12 30pm: Savanna Brown, Scottish Dance/Bagpipes
1pm: Kinnfolk
2pm: Lincoln County Cloggers
2 30pm: Dog Show
3pm:Kinnfolk
 - Kinnfolk: Josh and Julie Kinn weave bouzouki, bodhran, and smooth vocal harmonies in their Celtic folk music from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Since forming Kinnfolk in late 2018, the pair have played at festivals and listening rooms throughout Virginia and beyond.

The duo released their second album, The Knotted Circle, on October 14, 2022.

https://www.kinnfolkmusic.com/

 - Mary Grace Autumn:

Grace has been playing Hammered Dulcimer professionally for over ten years, both as a soloist and with her acclaimed band, Seasons. 

As well as concert performance Grace has placed in music competitions, first at the Mid-Atlantic Fleadh in Miscellaneous Instrument, has competed at the All Ireland Fleadh in Ireland, gold at the 2020 and bronze in 2021 at Chicago eComórtas Ceoil.

  She has recorded four albums with Seasons Her first solo album on the Hammered Dulcimer 'Eyre' was released in 2022.

 https://www.marygraceautumn.com/bio


- Lincoln County Cloggers: 

LCC are a  professional clogging dance team, established over 20 years ago from Lincoln County, WV. Appalachian Clogging is closely related to Irish step dancing, and they strive to keep  old-time traditions alive for the next generation. The group has performed at Regional Fairs and Festivals and is currently practicing for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

https://www.facebook.com/people/Lincoln-County-Cloggers


- Kanawha Valley Pipes And Drums: The KVPD are one of West Virginia's premier Bagpipe and Drum Bands. First formed as the 130th Highlanders representing the WV  National Guard, they became the KVPD in 1998. They perform at Festivals and Parades around WV and members give solo performances as well. 

https://m.facebook.com/100036783561316/

- Savanna Brown: Traditional Scottish Dance from this dancer (and her sister) who are members of the WV Highland Dance Studio in Elkins WV. Savanna has performed at every Gathering. 

4pm: Closes.

4pm: PARADE on Capitol Street, will start at Lee Street Triangle and finish at The  Boulevard

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