pipe band

It was a lovely time. Behold the happy events that made up Big Stone Celtic, from the pipers above who fronted the parade to the little helmeted kids on bikes who formed the rear guard.

lady big stoneLady Big Stone Barbara Polly, and her escort, musician Doug Bischoff.

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A day of music and merriment, from the Fox House acoustic stage, through the Celtic Kitchen, the mining museum, and the Sacred Stage, to the mainstage music at the downtown theatre. ron and beth joseph - Copy irish skye - Copy high school - Copy choir - Copy

And of course the glories of the evening dance!

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To see video of people dancing, and visit the rest of Big Stone Celtic Day’s photos, head over to the facebook page linked below.


The newly-added children’s events – a bike safety course, Highland games light, and a few other fun bits – brought smiles all ’round.

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And let’s not forget the lovely, elegant, lively, vibrant Friday night concert.

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Or that Bob Dylan, our foster cat, went home with the base player from Iona (on the left in the blue shirt). We’ve had an email saying he likes his new digs very much, and plans to work with the band on the acoustic-to-electric thing in the near future. Iona 2boby dylan - Copy


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3 responses to “OK, THAT WAS FUN!

  1. Brilliant news about Bob Dylan! YEA!!!!

  2. jimmimi44

    Wish I could have been there!

    Sent from Samsung tablet

  3. jeannstewart

    Would love to have been there! Loved all the pictures! And love the music with Wendy and Jack!! Jean Stewart

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