It’s Highland Games Time In Scotland County, North Carolina
For those looking for a way to learn, celebrate history and have a whole lot of fun this weekend, why not attend the annual Scotland County Highland Games?
The kickoff to the event will be Friday, October 6, 2023 with The Highland Fling from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at McDuffie Square in downtown Laurinburg, North Carolina. There is no admission to this event.
You may find it surprising that this area was once home to more Highland Scots than anywhere else in the nation.
Saturday, October 7th will be packed with a full day of activities. The day will wrap up with an evening Concert at 8:00 p.m. in the Avinger Auditorium on the campus of St. Andrews University. The address is 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, N.C. 28352.
The address for the games is the North Carolina Rural Heritage Center, 13043 X-Way Road, Laurinburg, N.C.
The event will culminate Sunday morning with a worship service at 11:00am at the historic Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church in Laurinburg, N.C. The church is located at 15301 McFarland Road in Laurinburg, N.C. 28352.
For a complete list of all events for all three days, click here.
WKML’s Don Chase talked with Bill Caudill about the Scotland County Highland Games. Check out the entire interview below.